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[PULL 26/33] target/ppc/spapr: Update H_GET_CPU_CHARACTERISTICS L1D cach

From: David Gibson
Subject: [PULL 26/33] target/ppc/spapr: Update H_GET_CPU_CHARACTERISTICS L1D cache flush bits
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2021 15:17:21 +1000

From: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>

There are several new L1D cache flush bits added to the hcall which reflect
hardware security features for speculative cache access issues.

These behaviours are now being specified as negative in order to simplify
patched kernel compatibility with older firmware (a new problem found in
existing systems would automatically be vulnerable).

[dwg: Technically this changes behaviour for existing machine types.
 After discussion with Nick, we've determined this is safe, because
 the worst that will happen if a guest gets the wrong information due
 to a migration is that it will perform some unnecessary workarounds,
 but will remain correct and secure (well, as secure as it was going
 to be anyway).  In addition the change only affects cap-cfpc=safe
 which is not enabled by default, and in fact is not possible to set
 on any current hardware (though it's expected it will be possible on

Signed-off-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <20210615044107.1481608-1-npiggin@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David Gibson <david@gibson.dropbear.id.au>
 hw/ppc/spapr_hcall.c   | 2 ++
 include/hw/ppc/spapr.h | 3 +++
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/hw/ppc/spapr_hcall.c b/hw/ppc/spapr_hcall.c
index 03fc191599..80ae8eaadd 100644
--- a/hw/ppc/spapr_hcall.c
+++ b/hw/ppc/spapr_hcall.c
@@ -1318,6 +1318,8 @@ static target_ulong h_get_cpu_characteristics(PowerPCCPU 
         behaviour |= H_CPU_BEHAV_L1D_FLUSH_PR;
     case SPAPR_CAP_FIXED:
+        behaviour |= H_CPU_BEHAV_NO_L1D_FLUSH_ENTRY;
+        behaviour |= H_CPU_BEHAV_NO_L1D_FLUSH_UACCESS;
     default: /* broken */
         assert(safe_cache == SPAPR_CAP_BROKEN);
diff --git a/include/hw/ppc/spapr.h b/include/hw/ppc/spapr.h
index 1e63f33e9a..a25e69fe4c 100644
--- a/include/hw/ppc/spapr.h
+++ b/include/hw/ppc/spapr.h
@@ -400,10 +400,13 @@ struct SpaprMachineState {
 #define H_CPU_CHAR_THR_RECONF_TRIG              PPC_BIT(6)
 #define H_CPU_CHAR_CACHE_COUNT_DIS              PPC_BIT(7)
 #define H_CPU_BEHAV_FAVOUR_SECURITY             PPC_BIT(0)
 #define H_CPU_BEHAV_L1D_FLUSH_PR                PPC_BIT(1)
 #define H_CPU_BEHAV_BNDS_CHK_SPEC_BAR           PPC_BIT(2)
+#define H_CPU_BEHAV_NO_L1D_FLUSH_ENTRY          PPC_BIT(7)
 /* Each control block has to be on a 4K boundary */
 #define H_CB_ALIGNMENT     4096

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