[PATCH bpf-next 2/6] bpf, x86-32: Always zero extend for LDX with B/W/H

Puranjay Mohan puranjay12 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 08:46:50 AEST 2023

The JITs should not depend on the verifier for zero extending the upper
32 bits of the destination register when loading a byte, half-word, or

A following patch will make the verifier stop patching zext instructions
after LDX.

Signed-off-by: Puranjay Mohan <puranjay12 at gmail.com>
 arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c b/arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c
index 429a89c5468b..aef9183ff107 100644
--- a/arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c
+++ b/arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp32.c
@@ -2050,8 +2050,6 @@ static int do_jit(struct bpf_prog *bpf_prog, int *addrs, u8 *image,
 			case BPF_B:
 			case BPF_H:
 			case BPF_W:
-				if (bpf_prog->aux->verifier_zext)
-					break;
 				if (dstk) {
 					EMIT3(0xC7, add_1reg(0x40, IA32_EBP),

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