Re: [PATCH bpf-next v4 3/8] bpf: lsm: provide attachment points for BPF LSM programs
From: KP Singh
Date: Fri Feb 21 2020 - 06:47:23 EST
On 20-Feb 18:25, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 06:52:45PM +0100, KP Singh wrote:
> > From: KP Singh <kpsingh@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > The BPF LSM programs are implemented as fexit trampolines to avoid the
> > overhead of retpolines. These programs cannot be attached to security_*
> > wrappers as there are quite a few security_* functions that do more than
> > just calling the LSM callbacks.
> > This was discussed on the lists in:
> > https://lore.kernel.org/bpf/20200123152440.28956-1-kpsingh@xxxxxxxxxxxx/T/#m068becce588a0cdf01913f368a97aea4c62d8266
> > Adding a NOP callback after all the static LSM callbacks are called has
> > the following benefits:
> > - The BPF programs run at the right stage of the security_* wrappers.
> > - They run after all the static LSM hooks allowed the operation,
> > therefore cannot allow an action that was already denied.
> > There are some hooks which do not call call_int_hooks or
> > call_void_hooks. It's not possible to call the bpf_lsm_* functions
> > without checking if there is BPF LSM program attached to these hooks.
> > This is added further in a subsequent patch. For now, these hooks are
> > marked as NO_BPF (i.e. attachment of BPF programs is not possible).
> the commit log doesn't match the code.
> > +
> > +/* For every LSM hook that allows attachment of BPF programs, declare a NOP
> > + * function where a BPF program can be attached as an fexit trampoline.
> > + */
> > +#define LSM_HOOK(RET, NAME, ...) LSM_HOOK_##RET(NAME, __VA_ARGS__)
> > +#define LSM_HOOK_int(NAME, ...) noinline int bpf_lsm_##NAME(__VA_ARGS__) \
> Did you check generated asm?
> I think I saw cases when gcc ignored 'noinline' when function is defined in the
> same file and still performed inlining while keeping the function body.
> To be safe I think __weak is necessary. That will guarantee noinline.
Sure, will change it to __weak.
> And please reduce your cc next time. It's way too long.