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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] arm64/module: use mod->klp_info section header information for livepatch modules
Hi Jessica,

On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 07:25:01PM +0200, Jessica Yu wrote:
> The arm64 module loader keeps a pointer into info->sechdrs to keep track
> of section header information for .plt section(s). A pointer to the
> relevent section header (struct elf64_shdr) in info->sechdrs is stored
> in mod->arch.{init,core}.plt. This pointer may be accessed while
> applying relocations in apply_relocate_add() for example. And unlike
> normal modules, livepatch modules can call apply_relocate_add() after
> module load. But the info struct (and therefore info->sechdrs) gets
> freed at the end of load_module() and so mod->arch.{init,core}.plt
> becomes an invalid pointer after the module is done loading.
>
> Luckily, livepatch modules already keep a copy of Elf section header
> information in mod->klp_info. So make sure livepatch modules on arm64
> have access to the section headers in klp_info and set
> mod->arch.{init,core}.plt to the appropriate section header in
> mod->klp_info so that they can call apply_relocate_add() even after
> module load.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
> ---
>
> v2:
> - fix missing free_module_elf() in error path
> - move copy_module_elf() and module_finalize() out of post_relocation()
> to make error handling more clear
> - add braces to if-else block in arm64 module_frob_arch_sections()
>
> arch/arm64/include/asm/module.h | 1 +
> arch/arm64/kernel/module-plts.c | 17 ++++++++++++-----
> arch/arm64/kernel/module.c | 10 ++++++++++
> kernel/module.c | 29 +++++++++++++++--------------
> 4 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/module.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/module.h
> index fef773c94e9d..ac9b97f9ae5e 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/module.h
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/module.h
> @@ -25,6 +25,7 @@ struct mod_plt_sec {
> struct elf64_shdr *plt;
> int plt_num_entries;
> int plt_max_entries;
> + int plt_shndx;
> };

Does this mean we can drop the plt pointer from this struct altogether, and
simply offset into the section headers when applying the relocations?

Cheers,

Will

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