[PATCH 10/24] x86: Lock down IO port access when the kernel is locked down

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Wed Apr 11 16:25:44 UTC 2018

From: Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>

IO port access would permit users to gain access to PCI configuration
registers, which in turn (on a lot of hardware) give access to MMIO
register space. This would potentially permit root to trigger arbitrary
DMA, so lock it down by default.

This also implicitly locks down the KDADDIO, KDDELIO, KDENABIO and
KDDISABIO console ioctls.

Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx at linutronix.de>
Reviewed-by: "Lee, Chun-Yi" <jlee at suse.com>
cc: x86 at kernel.org

 arch/x86/kernel/ioport.c |    6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/ioport.c b/arch/x86/kernel/ioport.c
index 0fe1c8782208..abc702a6ae9c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/ioport.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/ioport.c
@@ -31,7 +31,8 @@ long ksys_ioperm(unsigned long from, unsigned long num, int turn_on)
 	if ((from + num <= from) || (from + num > IO_BITMAP_BITS))
 		return -EINVAL;
-	if (turn_on && !capable(CAP_SYS_RAWIO))
+	if (turn_on && (!capable(CAP_SYS_RAWIO) ||
+			kernel_is_locked_down("ioperm")))
 		return -EPERM;
@@ -126,7 +127,8 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE1(iopl, unsigned int, level)
 		return -EINVAL;
 	/* Trying to gain more privileges? */
 	if (level > old) {
-		if (!capable(CAP_SYS_RAWIO))
+		if (!capable(CAP_SYS_RAWIO) ||
+		    kernel_is_locked_down("iopl"))
 			return -EPERM;
 	regs->flags = (regs->flags & ~X86_EFLAGS_IOPL) |

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