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* [PATCH] powerpc: Avoid link stack corruption in {add_}reloc_offset
@ 2021-08-20  5:16 Christophe Leroy
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From: Christophe Leroy @ 2021-08-20  5:16 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt, Paul Mackerras, Michael Ellerman
  Cc: linux-kernel, linuxppc-dev

reloc_offset() / add_reloc_offset() used bl;mflr to get code

Use bcl 20,31,+4 instead of bl in order to preserve link stack.

See commit c974809a26a1 ("powerpc/vdso: Avoid link stack corruption
in __get_datapage()") for details.

Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/misc.S | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/misc.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/misc.S
index 5be96feccb55..acd557637a3c 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/misc.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/misc.S
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ _GLOBAL(reloc_offset)
 	li	r3, 0
 	mflr	r0
-	bl	1f
+	bcl	20,31,1f
 1:	mflr	r5
 	PPC_LL	r4,(2f-1b)(r5)
 	subf	r5,r4,r5

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