[PATCH V31 13/25] ACPI: Limit access to custom_method when the kernel is locked down

Matthew Garrett matthewgarrett at google.com
Tue Mar 26 18:27:29 UTC 2019

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

custom_method effectively allows arbitrary access to system memory, making
it possible for an attacker to circumvent restrictions on module loading.
Disable it if the kernel is locked down.

Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at google.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com>
cc: linux-acpi at vger.kernel.org
 drivers/acpi/custom_method.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c b/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
index 4451877f83b6..37de3cd84493 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
@@ -29,6 +29,9 @@ static ssize_t cm_write(struct file *file, const char __user * user_buf,
 	struct acpi_table_header table;
 	acpi_status status;
+	if (kernel_is_locked_down("ACPI custom methods", LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY))
+		return -EPERM;
 	if (!(*ppos)) {
 		/* parse the table header to get the table length */
 		if (count <= sizeof(struct acpi_table_header))

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