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From: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>,
	llvm@lists.linux.dev, Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@kernel.org>,
	George Burgess IV <gbiv@google.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-hardening@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 2/8] Compiler Attributes: Add __pass_object_size for Clang
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2022 15:00:25 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKwvOdn0huB+HYMCkO9VEryg0AwPA2gpwaUJHGEvV+4846ytSw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220208225350.1331628-3-keescook@chromium.org>

On Tue, Feb 8, 2022 at 2:53 PM Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> In order to gain greater visibility to type information when using
> __builtin_object_size(), Clang has a function attribute "pass_object_size"
> that will make size information available for marked arguments in
> a function by way of implicit additional function arguments that are
> then wired up the __builtin_object_size().
>
> This is needed to implement FORTIFY_SOURCE in Clang, as a workaround
> to Clang's __builtin_object_size() having limited visibility[1] into types
> across function calls (even inlines).
>
> This attribute has an additional benefit that it can be used even on
> non-inline functions to gain argument size information.
>
> [1] https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/issues/53516

Thanks for the patch!
Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>

>
> Cc: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> Cc: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
> Cc: llvm@lists.linux.dev
> Reviewed-by: Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> ---
>  include/linux/compiler_attributes.h | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/compiler_attributes.h b/include/linux/compiler_attributes.h
> index 37e260020221..d0c503772061 100644
> --- a/include/linux/compiler_attributes.h
> +++ b/include/linux/compiler_attributes.h
> @@ -263,6 +263,20 @@
>   */
>  #define __packed                        __attribute__((__packed__))
>
> +/*
> + * Note: the "type" argument should match any __builtin_object_size(p, type) usage.
> + *
> + * Optional: not supported by gcc.
> + * Optional: not supported by icc.
> + *
> + * clang: https://clang.llvm.org/docs/AttributeReference.html#pass-object-size-pass-dynamic-object-size
> + */
> +#if __has_attribute(__pass_object_size__)
> +# define __pass_object_size(type)      __attribute__((__pass_object_size__(type)))
> +#else
> +# define __pass_object_size(type)
> +#endif
> +
>  /*
>   *   gcc: https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Common-Function-Attributes.html#index-pure-function-attribute
>   */
> --
> 2.30.2
>
>


-- 
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

  reply	other threads:[~2022-02-08 23:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-08 22:53 [PATCH v7 0/8] fortify: Add Clang support Kees Cook
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 1/8] fortify: Replace open-coded __gnu_inline attribute Kees Cook
2022-02-08 22:59   ` Nick Desaulniers
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 2/8] Compiler Attributes: Add __pass_object_size for Clang Kees Cook
2022-02-08 23:00   ` Nick Desaulniers [this message]
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 3/8] Compiler Attributes: Add __overloadable " Kees Cook
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 4/8] Compiler Attributes: Add __diagnose_as " Kees Cook
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 5/8] fortify: Make pointer arguments const Kees Cook
2022-02-08 23:02   ` Nick Desaulniers
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 6/8] fortify: Use __diagnose_as() for better diagnostic coverage Kees Cook
2022-02-08 23:04   ` Nick Desaulniers
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 7/8] fortify: Make sure strlen() may still be used as a constant expression Kees Cook
2022-02-08 23:17   ` Nick Desaulniers
2022-02-08 23:58     ` Kees Cook
2022-02-08 22:53 ` [PATCH v7 8/8] fortify: Add Clang support Kees Cook
2022-02-08 23:25   ` Nick Desaulniers

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