Andrew Morton <a...@linux-foundation.org> writes:

> On Sun,  8 Apr 2018 11:37:37 +0800 "Huang, Ying" <ying.hu...@intel.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Huang Ying <ying.hu...@intel.com>
>> 
>> The swap offset reported by /proc/<pid>/pagemap may be not correct for
>> PMD migration entry.  If addr passed into pagemap_range() isn't
>
> pagemap_pmd_range(), yes?

Yes.  Sorry for typo.

>> aligned with PMD start address,
>
> How can this situation come about?

After open /proc/<pid>/pagemap, if user seeks to a page whose address
doesn't aligned with PMD start address.  I have verified this with a
simple test program.

>> the swap offset reported doesn't
>> reflect this.  And in the loop to report information of each sub-page,
>> the swap offset isn't increased accordingly as that for PFN.
>> 
>> BTW: migration swap entries have PFN information, do we need to
>> restrict whether to show them?
>
> For what reason?  Address obfuscation?

This is an existing feature for PFN report of /proc/<pid>/pagemap,
reason is in following commit log.  I am wondering whether that is
necessary for migration swap entries too.

ab676b7d6fbf4b294bf198fb27ade5b0e865c7ce
Author:     Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shute...@linux.intel.com>
AuthorDate: Mon Mar 9 23:11:12 2015 +0200
Commit:     Linus Torvalds <torva...@linux-foundation.org>
CommitDate: Tue Mar 17 09:31:30 2015 -0700

pagemap: do not leak physical addresses to non-privileged userspace

As pointed by recent post[1] on exploiting DRAM physical imperfection,
/proc/PID/pagemap exposes sensitive information which can be used to do
attacks.

This disallows anybody without CAP_SYS_ADMIN to read the pagemap.

[1] 
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2015/03/exploiting-dram-rowhammer-bug-to-gain.html

[ Eventually we might want to do anything more finegrained, but for now
  this is the simple model.   - Linus ]

Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shute...@linux.intel.com>
Acked-by: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebni...@openvz.org>
Acked-by: Andy Lutomirski <l...@amacapital.net>
Cc: Pavel Emelyanov <xe...@parallels.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <a...@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Mark Seaborn <mseab...@chromium.org>
Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torva...@linux-foundation.org>

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

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