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Subject[tip:x86/boot] x86/KASLR: Clarify purpose of kaslr.c
Commit-ID:  7de828dfe607013546ece7ce25aa9839e8f93a66
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/7de828dfe607013546ece7ce25aa9839e8f93a66
Author: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
AuthorDate: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:42:14 -0700
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:30:51 +0200

x86/KASLR: Clarify purpose of kaslr.c

The name "choose_kernel_location" isn't specific enough, and doesn't
describe the primary thing it does: choosing a random location. This
patch renames it to "choose_random_location", and clarifies the what
routines are contained in the kaslr.c source file.

Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com>
Cc: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1460997735-24785-6-git-send-email-keescook@chromium.org
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c | 2 +-
arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.h | 4 ++--
3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
index a51ec84..9e03190 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
@@ -1,3 +1,14 @@
+/*
+ * kaslr.c
+ *
+ * This contains the routines needed to generate a reasonable level of
+ * entropy to choose a randomized kernel base address offset in support
+ * of Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization (KASLR). Additionally
+ * handles walking the physical memory maps (and tracking memory regions
+ * to avoid) in order to select a physical memory location that can
+ * contain the entire properly aligned running kernel image.
+ *
+ */
#include "misc.h"

#include <asm/msr.h>
@@ -295,7 +306,7 @@ static unsigned long find_random_addr(unsigned long minimum,
return slots_fetch_random();
}

-unsigned char *choose_kernel_location(unsigned char *input,
+unsigned char *choose_random_location(unsigned char *input,
unsigned long input_size,
unsigned char *output,
unsigned long output_size)
diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
index 0d69e80..ad8c01a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
@@ -431,7 +431,7 @@ asmlinkage __visible void *extract_kernel(void *rmode, memptr heap,
* the entire decompressed kernel plus relocation table, or the
* entire decompressed kernel plus .bss and .brk sections.
*/
- output = choose_kernel_location(input_data, input_len, output,
+ output = choose_random_location(input_data, input_len, output,
output_len > run_size ? output_len
: run_size);

diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.h b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.h
index 1f750a51..9887e0d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.h
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.h
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ int cmdline_find_option_bool(const char *option);

#if CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE
/* kaslr.c */
-unsigned char *choose_kernel_location(unsigned char *input,
+unsigned char *choose_random_location(unsigned char *input,
unsigned long input_size,
unsigned char *output,
unsigned long output_size);
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ unsigned char *choose_kernel_location(unsigned char *input,
bool has_cpuflag(int flag);
#else
static inline
-unsigned char *choose_kernel_location(unsigned char *input,
+unsigned char *choose_random_location(unsigned char *input,
unsigned long input_size,
unsigned char *output,
unsigned long output_size)
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