Patchwork [23/52] KVM: PPC: Book3S: PR: Fix signal check race

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Submitter Alexander Graf
Date Jan. 13, 2012, 2:31 p.m.
Message ID <1326465115-5976-24-git-send-email-agraf@suse.de>
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Permalink /patch/135890/
State New
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Alexander Graf - Jan. 13, 2012, 2:31 p.m.
As Scott put it:

> If we get a signal after the check, we want to be sure that we don't
> receive the reschedule IPI until after we're in the guest, so that it
> will cause another signal check.

we need to have interrupts disabled from the point we do signal_check()
all the way until we actually enter the guest.

This patch fixes potential signal loss races.

Reported-by: Scott Wood <scottwood@freescale.com>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>
---
 arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_pr.c |   20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_pr.c b/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_pr.c
index 0c31507..2da6704 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_pr.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_pr.c
@@ -51,6 +51,8 @@  static int kvmppc_handle_ext(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, unsigned int exit_nr,
 #define MSR_USER32 MSR_USER
 #define MSR_USER64 MSR_USER
 #define HW_PAGE_SIZE PAGE_SIZE
+#define __hard_irq_disable local_irq_disable
+#define __hard_irq_enable local_irq_enable
 #endif
 
 void kvmppc_core_vcpu_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
@@ -776,7 +778,16 @@  program_interrupt:
 		/* To avoid clobbering exit_reason, only check for signals if
 		 * we aren't already exiting to userspace for some other
 		 * reason. */
+
+		/*
+		 * Interrupts could be timers for the guest which we have to
+		 * inject again, so let's postpone them until we're in the guest
+		 * and if we really did time things so badly, then we just exit
+		 * again due to a host external interrupt.
+		 */
+		__hard_irq_disable();
 		if (signal_pending(current)) {
+			__hard_irq_enable();
 #ifdef EXIT_DEBUG
 			printk(KERN_EMERG "KVM: Going back to host\n");
 #endif
@@ -959,8 +970,17 @@  int kvmppc_vcpu_run(struct kvm_run *kvm_run, struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
 
 	kvmppc_core_prepare_to_enter(vcpu);
 
+	/*
+	 * Interrupts could be timers for the guest which we have to inject
+	 * again, so let's postpone them until we're in the guest and if we
+	 * really did time things so badly, then we just exit again due to
+	 * a host external interrupt.
+	 */
+	__hard_irq_disable();
+
 	/* No need to go into the guest when all we do is going out */
 	if (signal_pending(current)) {
+		__hard_irq_enable();
 		kvm_run->exit_reason = KVM_EXIT_INTR;
 		ret = -EINTR;
 		goto out;