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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] powerpc: mm: support ARCH_MMAP_RND_BITS
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On Thursday 13 April 2017 12:22 PM, Bhupesh Sharma wrote:
> Hi Aneesh,
>
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 12:06 PM, Aneesh Kumar K.V
> <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>> Bhupesh Sharma <bhsharma@redhat.com> writes:
>>
>>> powerpc arch_mmap_rnd() currently uses hard-coded values - (23-PAGE_SHIFT) for
>>> 32-bit and (30-PAGE_SHIFT) for 64-bit, to generate the random offset
>>> for the mmap base address for a ASLR ELF.
>>>
>>> This patch makes sure that powerpc mmap arch_mmap_rnd() implementation
>>> is similar to other ARCHs (like x86, arm64) and uses mmap_rnd_bits
>>> and helpers to generate the mmap address randomization.
>>>
>>> The maximum and minimum randomization range values represent
>>> a compromise between increased ASLR effectiveness and avoiding
>>> address-space fragmentation.
>>>
>>> Using the Kconfig option and suitable /proc tunable, platform
>>> developers may choose where to place this compromise.
>>>
>>> Also this patch keeps the default values as new minimums.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Bhupesh Sharma <bhsharma@redhat.com>
>>> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>>> ---
>>> * Changes since v2:
>>> v2 can be seen here (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9551509/)
>>> - Changed a few minimum and maximum randomization ranges as per Michael's suggestion.
>>> - Corrected Kees's email address in the Reviewed-by line.
>>> - Added further comments in kconfig to explain how the address ranges were worked out.
>>>
>>> * Changes since v1:
>>> v1 can be seen here (https://lists.ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2017-February/153594.html)
>>> - No functional change in this patch.
>>> - Dropped PATCH 2/2 from v1 as recommended by Kees Cook.
>>>
>>> arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 44 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> arch/powerpc/mm/mmap.c | 7 ++++---
>>> 2 files changed, 48 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>>> index 97a8bc8..84aae67 100644
>>> --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>>> @@ -22,6 +22,48 @@ config MMU
>>> bool
>>> default y
>>>
>>> +# min bits determined by the following formula:
>>> +# VA_BITS - PAGE_SHIFT - CONSTANT
>>> +# where,
>>> +# VA_BITS = 46 bits for 64BIT and 4GB - 1 Page = 31 bits for 32BIT
>>
>>
>> Where did we derive that 46 bits from ? is that based on TASK_SIZE ?
>
> Yes. It was derived from TASK_SIZE :
> http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/arch/powerpc/include/asm/processor.h#L105
>

That is getting update to 128TB by default and conditionally to 512TB

-aneesh

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