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[RFC PATCH 4/4] x86/vdso: Add __vdso_sgx_eenter() to wrap SGX enclave transitions

Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) SGX introduces a new CPL3-only
enclave mode that runs as a sort of black box shared object that is
hosted by an untrusted normal CPL3 process.

Enclave transitions have semantics that are a lovely blend of SYCSALL,
SYSRET and VM-Exit.  In a non-faulting scenario, entering and exiting
an enclave can only be done through SGX-specific instructions, EENTER
and EEXIT respectively.  EENTER+EEXIT is analogous to SYSCALL+SYSRET,
e.g. EENTER/SYSCALL load RCX with the next RIP and EEXIT/SYSRET load
RIP from R{B,C}X.

But in a faulting/interrupting scenario, enclave transitions act more
like VM-Exit and VMRESUME.  Maintaining the black box nature of the
enclave means that hardware must automatically switch CPU context when
an Asynchronous Exiting Event (AEE) occurs, an AEE being any interrupt
or exception (exceptions are AEEs because asynchronous in this context
is relative to the enclave and not CPU execution, e.g. the enclave
doesn't get an opportunity to save/fuzz CPU state).

Like VM-Exits, all AEEs jump to a common location, referred to as the
Asynchronous Exiting Point (AEP).  The AEP is specified at enclave entry
via register passed to EENTER/ERESUME, similar to how the hypervisor
specifies the VM-Exit point (via VMCS.HOST_RIP at VMLAUNCH/VMRESUME).
Resuming the enclave/VM after the exiting event is handled is done via
ERESUME/VMRESUME respectively.  In SGX, AEEs that are handled by the
kernel, e.g. INTR, NMI and most page faults, IRET will journey back to
the AEP which then ERESUMEs th enclave.

Enclaves also behave a bit like VMs in the sense that they can generate
exceptions as part of their normal operation that for all intents and
purposes need to handled in the enclave/VM.  However, unlike VMX, SGX
doesn't allow the host to modify its guest's, a.k.a. enclave's, state,
as doing so would circumvent the enclave's security.  So to handle an
exception, the enclave must first be re-entered through the normal
EENTER flow (SYSCALL/SYSRET behavior), and then resumed via ERESUME
(VMRESUME behavior) after the source of the exception is resolved.

All of the above is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to running
an enclave.  But, SGX was designed in such a way that the host process
can utilize a library to build, launch and run an enclave.  This is
roughly analogous to how e.g. libc implementations are used by most
applications so that the application can focus on its business logic.

The big gotcha is that because enclaves can generate *and* handle
exceptions, any SGX library must be prepared to handle nearly any
exception at any time (well, any time a thread is executing in an
enclave).  In Linux, this means the SGX library must register a
signal handler in order to intercept relevant exceptions and forward
them to the enclave (or in some cases, take action on behalf of the
enclave).  Unfortunately, Linux's signal mechanism doesn't mesh well
with libraries, e.g. signal handlers are process wide, are difficult
to chain, etc...  This becomes particularly nasty when using multiple
levels of libraries that register signal handlers, e.g. running an
enclave via cgo inside of the Go runtime.

In comes vDSO to save the day.  Now that vDSO can fixup exceptions,
add a function to wrap enclave transitions and intercept any exceptions
that occur in the enclave or on EENTER/ERESUME.  The actually code is
blissfully short (especially compared to this changelog).

In addition to the obvious trapnr, error_code and address, propagate
the leaf number, i.e. RAX, back to userspace so that the caller can know
whether the fault occurred in the enclave or if it occurred on EENTER.
A fault on EENTER generally means the enclave has died and needs to be

Suggested-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@xxxxxxxxx>
 arch/x86/entry/vdso/Makefile      |   1 +
 arch/x86/entry/vdso/vdso.lds.S    |   1 +
 arch/x86/entry/vdso/vsgx_eenter.c | 108 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 110 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/entry/vdso/vsgx_eenter.c

diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/vdso/Makefile b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/Makefile
index eb543ee1bcec..ba46673076bd 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/vdso/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/Makefile
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ VDSO32-$(CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION)	:= y
 # files to link into the vdso
 vobjs-y := vdso-note.o vclock_gettime.o vgetcpu.o
+vobjs-$(VDSO64-y)		+= vsgx_eenter.o
 # files to link into kernel
 obj-y				+= vma.o extable.o
diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vdso.lds.S b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vdso.lds.S
index d3a2dce4cfa9..e422c4454f34 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vdso.lds.S
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vdso.lds.S
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@ VERSION {
+		__vdso_sgx_eenter;
 	local: *;
diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vsgx_eenter.c b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vsgx_eenter.c
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..3df4a95a34cc
--- /dev/null
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/vdso/vsgx_eenter.c
@@ -0,0 +1,108 @@
+// SPDX-License-Identifier: (GPL-2.0 OR BSD-3-Clause)
+// Copyright(c) 2018 Intel Corporation.
+#include <uapi/linux/errno.h>
+#include <uapi/linux/types.h>
+#include "extable.h"
+ * This struct will be defined elsewhere in the actual implementation,
+ * e.g. arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/sgx.h.
+ */
+struct sgx_eenter_fault_info {
+	__u32   leaf;
+	__u16   trapnr;
+	__u16   error_code;
+	__u64   address;
+ * ENCLU (ENCLave User) is an umbrella instruction for a variety of CPL3
+ * SGX functions,  The ENCLU function that is executed is specified in EAX,
+ * with each function potentially having more leaf-specific operands beyond
+ * EAX.  In the vDSO we're only concerned with the leafs that are used to
+ * transition to/from the enclave.
+ */
+enum sgx_enclu_leaves {
+	SGX_EEXIT	= 4,
+notrace long __vdso_sgx_eenter(void *tcs, void *priv,
+			       struct sgx_eenter_fault_info *fault_info)
+	u32 trapnr, error_code;
+	long leaf;
+	u64 addr;
+	/*
+	 *	%eax = EENTER
+	 *	%rbx = tcs
+	 *	%rcx = do_eresume
+	 *	%rdi = priv
+	 * do_eenter:
+	 *	enclu
+	 *	jmp	out
+	 *
+	 * do_eresume:
+	 *	enclu
+	 *	ud2
+	 *
+	 * out:
+	 *	<return to C code>
+	 *
+	 * fault_fixup:
+	 *	<extable loads RDI, DSI and RDX with fault info>
+	 *	jmp	out
+	 */
+	asm volatile(
+		/*
+		 * When an event occurs in an enclave, hardware first exits the
+		 * enclave to the AEP, switching CPU context along the way, and
+		 * *then* delivers the event as usual.  As part of the context
+		 * switching, registers are loaded with synthetic state (except
+		 * BP and SP, which are saved/restored).  The defined synthetic
+		 * state loads registers so that simply executing ENCLU will do
+		 * ERESUME, e.g. RAX=4, RBX=TCS and RCX=AEP after an AEE.  So,
+		 * we just need to load RAX, RBX and RCX for EENTER, and encode
+		 * an ENCLU at the AEP.  Throw in a ud2 to ensure we don't fall
+		 * through ENCLU somehow.
+		 */
+		"	lea	2f(%%rip), %%rcx\n"
+		"1:	enclu\n"
+		"	jmp	3f\n"
+		"2:	enclu\n"
+		"	ud2\n"
+		"3:\n"
+		".pushsection .fixup, \"ax\" \n"
+		"4:	jmp 3b\n"
+		".popsection\n"
+		: "=a"(leaf), "=D" (trapnr), "=S" (error_code), "=d" (addr)
+		: "a" (SGX_EENTER), "b" (tcs), "D" (priv)
+		: "cc", "memory",
+		  "rcx", "r8", "r9", "r10", "r11", "r12", "r13", "r14", "r15"
+	);
+	/*
+	 * EEXIT means we left the assembly blob via EEXIT, anything else is
+	 * an unhandled exception (handled exceptions and interrupts simply
+	 * ERESUME from the AEP).
+	 */
+	if (leaf == SGX_EEXIT)
+		return 0;
+	if (fault_info) {
+		fault_info->leaf = leaf;
+		fault_info->trapnr = trapnr;
+		fault_info->error_code = error_code;
+		fault_info->address = addr;
+	}
+	return -EFAULT;