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SubjectRe: [v3] mm: Add SLUB free list pointer obfuscation
On Wed, 26 Jul 2017, Kees Cook wrote:

> >> What happens if, instead of BUG_ON, we do:
> >>
> >> if (unlikely(WARN_RATELIMIT(object == fp, "double-free detected"))
> >> return;
> >
> > This may work for the free fastpath but the set_freepointer function is
> > use in multiple other locations. Maybe just add this to the fastpath
> > instead of to this fucnction?
>
> Do you mean do_slab_free()?

Yes inserting these lines into do_slab_free() would simple ignore the
double free operation in the fast path and that would be safe.

Although in either case we are adding code to the fastpath...


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