Commit 8b23af0e authored by Ard Biesheuvel's avatar Ard Biesheuvel Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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efi/arm64: libstub: Deal gracefully with EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL failure

commit d32de9130f6c79533508e2c7879f18997bfbe2a0 upstream.

Currently, on arm64, we abort on any failure from efi_get_random_bytes()
other than EFI_NOT_FOUND when it comes to setting the physical seed for
KASLR, but ignore such failures when obtaining the seed for virtual
KASLR or for early seeding of the kernel's entropy pool via the config
table. This is inconsistent, and may lead to unexpected boot failures.

So let's permit any failure for the physical seed, and simply report
the error code if it does not equal EFI_NOT_FOUND.

Cc: <> # v5.8+
Reported-by: default avatarHeinrich Schuchardt <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarArd Biesheuvel <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 865013fc
......@@ -62,10 +62,12 @@ efi_status_t handle_kernel_image(unsigned long *image_addr,
status = efi_get_random_bytes(sizeof(phys_seed),
(u8 *)&phys_seed);
if (status == EFI_NOT_FOUND) {
efi_info("EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL unavailable, no randomness supplied\n");
efi_info("EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL unavailable, KASLR will be disabled\n");
efi_nokaslr = true;
} else if (status != EFI_SUCCESS) {
efi_err("efi_get_random_bytes() failed\n");
return status;
efi_err("efi_get_random_bytes() failed (0x%lx), KASLR will be disabled\n",
efi_nokaslr = true;
} else {
efi_info("KASLR disabled on kernel command line\n");
......@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ static efi_status_t update_fdt(void *orig_fdt, unsigned long orig_fdt_size,
if (status)
goto fdt_set_fail;
if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE) && !efi_nokaslr) {
efi_status_t efi_status;
efi_status = efi_get_random_bytes(sizeof(fdt_val64),
......@@ -145,8 +145,6 @@ static efi_status_t update_fdt(void *orig_fdt, unsigned long orig_fdt_size,
status = fdt_setprop_var(fdt, node, "kaslr-seed", fdt_val64);
if (status)
goto fdt_set_fail;
} else if (efi_status != EFI_NOT_FOUND) {
return efi_status;
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