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authorPeter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>2013-05-03 14:11:25 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2013-05-11 07:18:22 -0700
commit5e23729b22a8ec773f4545bf4a0d0abc3c90d4ba (patch)
tree5044e8e990134823fad224d0e12c5207a0cb53c3 /arch
parentd851a41c72181e5170a3a81fa124c678bd449a1c (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-5e23729b22a8ec773f4545bf4a0d0abc3c90d4ba.tar.gz
perf/x86/intel/lbr: Demand proper privileges for PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_KERNEL
commit 7cc23cd6c0c7d7f4bee057607e7ce01568925717 upstream. We should always have proper privileges when requesting kernel data. Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Cc: eranian@google.com Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130503121256.230745028@chello.nl [ Fix build error reported by fengguang.wu@intel.com, propagate error code back. ] Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-v0x9ky3ahzr6nm3c6ilwrili@git.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch')
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c13
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
index de341d4ec92..d978353c939 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
@@ -310,7 +310,7 @@ void intel_pmu_lbr_read(void)
* - in case there is no HW filter
* - in case the HW filter has errata or limitations
*/
-static void intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(struct perf_event *event)
+static int intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(struct perf_event *event)
{
u64 br_type = event->attr.branch_sample_type;
int mask = 0;
@@ -318,8 +318,11 @@ static void intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(struct perf_event *event)
if (br_type & PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_USER)
mask |= X86_BR_USER;
- if (br_type & PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_KERNEL)
+ if (br_type & PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_KERNEL) {
+ if (perf_paranoid_kernel() && !capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
+ return -EACCES;
mask |= X86_BR_KERNEL;
+ }
/* we ignore BRANCH_HV here */
@@ -339,6 +342,8 @@ static void intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(struct perf_event *event)
* be used by fixup code for some CPU
*/
event->hw.branch_reg.reg = mask;
+
+ return 0;
}
/*
@@ -386,7 +391,9 @@ int intel_pmu_setup_lbr_filter(struct perf_event *event)
/*
* setup SW LBR filter
*/
- intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(event);
+ ret = intel_pmu_setup_sw_lbr_filter(event);
+ if (ret)
+ return ret;
/*
* setup HW LBR filter, if any