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From: Alex Ghiti <alex@ghiti.fr>
To: Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>
Cc: Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com>,
	Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	James Hogan <jhogan@kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 00/14] Provide generic top-down mmap layout functions
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 11:34:40 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c4049021-50fd-32e5-7052-24d58b31e072@ghiti.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <bfb1565d-0468-8ea8-19f9-b862faa4f1d4@ghiti.fr>

On 6/13/19 1:29 AM, Alex Ghiti wrote:
> On 5/26/19 9:47 AM, Alexandre Ghiti wrote:
>> This series introduces generic functions to make top-down mmap layout
>> easily accessible to architectures, in particular riscv which was
>> the initial goal of this series.
>> The generic implementation was taken from arm64 and used successively
>> by arm, mips and finally riscv.
>>
>> Note that in addition the series fixes 2 issues:
>> - stack randomization was taken into account even if not necessary.
>> - [1] fixed an issue with mmap base which did not take into account
>>    randomization but did not report it to arm and mips, so by moving
>>    arm64 into a generic library, this problem is now fixed for both
>>    architectures.
>>
>> This work is an effort to factorize architecture functions to avoid
>> code duplication and oversights as in [1].
>>
>> [1]: 
>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1429066.html
>>
>> Changes in v4:
>>    - Make ARCH_WANT_DEFAULT_TOPDOWN_MMAP_LAYOUT select 
>> ARCH_HAS_ELF_RANDOMIZE
>>      by default as suggested by Kees,
>>    - ARCH_WANT_DEFAULT_TOPDOWN_MMAP_LAYOUT depends on MMU and defines 
>> the
>>      functions needed by ARCH_HAS_ELF_RANDOMIZE => architectures that 
>> use
>>      the generic mmap topdown functions cannot have 
>> ARCH_HAS_ELF_RANDOMIZE
>>      selected without MMU, but I think it's ok since randomization 
>> without
>>      MMU does not add much security anyway.
>>    - There is no common API to determine if a process is 32b, so I 
>> came up with
>>      !IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_64BIT) || is_compat_task() in [PATCH v4 12/14].
>>    - Mention in the change log that x86 already takes care of not 
>> offseting mmap
>>      base address if the task does not want randomization.
>>    - Re-introduce a comment that should not have been removed.
>>    - Add Reviewed/Acked-By from Paul, Christoph and Kees, thank you 
>> for that.
>>    - I tried to minimize the changes from the commits in v3 in order 
>> to make
>>      easier the review of the v4, the commits changed or added are:
>>      - [PATCH v4 5/14]
>>      - [PATCH v4 8/14]
>>      - [PATCH v4 11/14]
>>      - [PATCH v4 12/14]
>>      - [PATCH v4 13/14]
>
> Hi Paul,
>
> Compared to the previous version you already acked, patches 11, 12 and 13
> would need your feedback, do you have time to take a look at them ?
>
> Hope I don't bother you,
>
> Thanks,
>
> Alex
>

Hi Paul,

Would you have time to give your feedback on patches 11, 12 and 13 ?

Thanks,

Alex


>
>>
>> Changes in v3:
>>    - Split into small patches to ease review as suggested by Christoph
>>      Hellwig and Kees Cook
>>    - Move help text of new config as a comment, as suggested by 
>> Christoph
>>    - Make new config depend on MMU, as suggested by Christoph
>>
>> Changes in v2 as suggested by Christoph Hellwig:
>>    - Preparatory patch that moves randomize_stack_top
>>    - Fix duplicate config in riscv
>>    - Align #if defined on next line => this gives rise to a checkpatch
>>      warning. I found this pattern all around the tree, in the same 
>> proportion
>>      as the previous pattern which was less pretty:
>>      git grep -C 1 -n -P "^#if defined.+\|\|.*\\\\$"
>>
>> Alexandre Ghiti (14):
>>    mm, fs: Move randomize_stack_top from fs to mm
>>    arm64: Make use of is_compat_task instead of hardcoding this test
>>    arm64: Consider stack randomization for mmap base only when necessary
>>    arm64, mm: Move generic mmap layout functions to mm
>>    arm64, mm: Make randomization selected by generic topdown mmap layout
>>    arm: Properly account for stack randomization and stack guard gap
>>    arm: Use STACK_TOP when computing mmap base address
>>    arm: Use generic mmap top-down layout and brk randomization
>>    mips: Properly account for stack randomization and stack guard gap
>>    mips: Use STACK_TOP when computing mmap base address
>>    mips: Adjust brk randomization offset to fit generic version
>>    mips: Replace arch specific way to determine 32bit task with generic
>>      version
>>    mips: Use generic mmap top-down layout and brk randomization
>>    riscv: Make mmap allocation top-down by default
>>
>>   arch/Kconfig                       |  11 +++
>>   arch/arm/Kconfig                   |   2 +-
>>   arch/arm/include/asm/processor.h   |   2 -
>>   arch/arm/kernel/process.c          |   5 --
>>   arch/arm/mm/mmap.c                 |  52 --------------
>>   arch/arm64/Kconfig                 |   2 +-
>>   arch/arm64/include/asm/processor.h |   2 -
>>   arch/arm64/kernel/process.c        |   8 ---
>>   arch/arm64/mm/mmap.c               |  72 -------------------
>>   arch/mips/Kconfig                  |   2 +-
>>   arch/mips/include/asm/processor.h  |   5 --
>>   arch/mips/mm/mmap.c                |  84 ----------------------
>>   arch/riscv/Kconfig                 |  11 +++
>>   fs/binfmt_elf.c                    |  20 ------
>>   include/linux/mm.h                 |   2 +
>>   kernel/sysctl.c                    |   6 +-
>>   mm/util.c                          | 107 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>>   17 files changed, 137 insertions(+), 256 deletions(-)
>>
>
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      reply	other threads:[~2019-06-30 15:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-26 13:47 Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 01/14] mm, fs: Move randomize_stack_top from fs to mm Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 02/14] arm64: Make use of is_compat_task instead of hardcoding this test Alexandre Ghiti
2019-06-03 17:32   ` Catalin Marinas
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 03/14] arm64: Consider stack randomization for mmap base only when necessary Alexandre Ghiti
2019-06-03 17:37   ` Catalin Marinas
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 04/14] arm64, mm: Move generic mmap layout functions to mm Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:10   ` Kees Cook
2019-06-03 17:38   ` Catalin Marinas
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 05/14] arm64, mm: Make randomization selected by generic topdown mmap layout Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:10   ` Kees Cook
2019-06-01  9:04   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-03  7:05     ` Alexandre Ghiti
2019-06-03 17:40   ` Catalin Marinas
2019-06-04  6:20     ` Alex Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 06/14] arm: Properly account for stack randomization and stack guard gap Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 07/14] arm: Use STACK_TOP when computing mmap base address Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 08/14] arm: Use generic mmap top-down layout and brk randomization Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 19:26   ` Kees Cook
2019-05-31  4:49     ` Alex Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 09/14] mips: Properly account for stack randomization and stack guard gap Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 10/14] mips: Use STACK_TOP when computing mmap base address Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 11/14] mips: Adjust brk randomization offset to fit generic version Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:12   ` Kees Cook
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 12/14] mips: Replace arch specific way to determine 32bit task with " Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:12   ` Kees Cook
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 13/14] mips: Use generic mmap top-down layout and brk randomization Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:12   ` Kees Cook
2019-05-26 13:47 ` [PATCH v4 14/14] riscv: Make mmap allocation top-down by default Alexandre Ghiti
2019-05-29 20:16 ` [PATCH v4 00/14] Provide generic top-down mmap layout functions Kees Cook
2019-05-31  5:04   ` Alex Ghiti
2019-06-13  5:29 ` Alex Ghiti
2019-06-30 15:34   ` Alex Ghiti [this message]

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