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authorCatalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>2016-07-01 18:25:31 +0100
committerCatalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>2016-11-21 18:48:55 +0000
commitba42822af1c287f038aa550f3578c61c212a892e (patch)
tree7697e71a152e5294568b1a43695adcfeac08f166 /arch
parentarm64: xen: Enable user access before a privcmd hvc call (diff)
arm64: Enable CONFIG_ARM64_SW_TTBR0_PAN
This patch adds the Kconfig option to enable support for TTBR0 PAN emulation. The option is default off because of a slight performance hit when enabled, caused by the additional TTBR0_EL1 switching during user access operations or exception entry/exit code. Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Cc: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
index 0b8227f23eed..e8dd55e7db38 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
@@ -794,6 +794,14 @@ config SETEND_EMULATION
If unsure, say Y
+config ARM64_SW_TTBR0_PAN
+ bool "Emulate Privileged Access Never using TTBR0_EL1 switching"
+ help
+ Enabling this option prevents the kernel from accessing
+ user-space memory directly by pointing TTBR0_EL1 to a reserved
+ zeroed area and reserved ASID. The user access routines
+ restore the valid TTBR0_EL1 temporarily.
menu "ARMv8.1 architectural features"
config ARM64_HW_AFDBM