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Subject[GIT PULL] gcc-plugin updates for v4.19-rc1
Hi Linus,

Please pull these gcc-plugin changes for v4.19-rc1. This has some Kconfig
and Makefile cleanups from Masahiro and myself, but the bulk of this
is the STACKLEAK plugin ported by Alexander Popov. As discussed in its
commit logs, it provides efficient stack content poisoning at syscall
exit. This creates a defense against several classes of flaws:

- uninitialized stack usage (while we continue to work on improving the
compiler to do this in other ways: e.g. unconditional zero init was
proposed to gcc and clang, and more plugin work has started too)

- stack content exposure (by greatly reducing the lifetime of valid stack
contents, exposures via either direct read bugs or unknown cache
side-channels become much more difficult to exploit. This complements
the existing buddy and heap poisoning options, but provides the coverage
for stacks)

- stack exhaustion/guard-page skipping (while we continue to work to
remove all VLAs in the kernel: of the ~115 cases found in v4.16, after
the v4.19 merge window we should be down to about 13 remaining, most of
them in crypto code, all of which have patches under review)

The x86 hooks are included in this series (which have been reviewed by
Ingo, Dave Hansen, and Thomas Gleixner), and have hopefully addressed
your concerns with regard to the size of assembly changes which are now
minimal. The arm64 hooks are expected to be coming through the arm64
tree during the v4.19 merge window as well (written by Laura Abbott and
reviewed by Mark Rutland and Will Deacon).

Thanks!

-Kees

The following changes since commit 7daf201d7fe8334e2d2364d4e8ed3394ec9af819:

Linux 4.18-rc2 (2018-06-24 20:54:29 +0800)

are available in the Git repository at:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kees/linux.git tags/gcc-plugins-v4.19-rc1

for you to fetch changes up to b1310d137bc578f0032b6b990628a366d5f0910e:

stackleak: Allow runtime disabling of kernel stack erasing (2018-07-26 09:04:15 -0700)

----------------------------------------------------------------
- Kconfig and Makefile clean ups (Masahiro Yamada, Kees Cook)
- Add STACKLEAK plugin, metrics, docs, knob and x86 hooks (Alexander Popov)

----------------------------------------------------------------
Alexander Popov (7):
gcc-plugins: Clean up the cgraph_create_edge* macros
x86/entry: Add STACKLEAK erasing the kernel stack at the end of syscalls
gcc-plugins: Add STACKLEAK plugin for tracking the kernel stack
lkdtm: Add a test for STACKLEAK
fs/proc: Show STACKLEAK metrics in the /proc file system
doc: self-protection: Add information about STACKLEAK feature
stackleak: Allow runtime disabling of kernel stack erasing

Kees Cook (1):
gcc-plugins: Regularize Makefile.gcc-plugins

Masahiro Yamada (2):
gcc-plugins: remove unused GCC_PLUGIN_SUBDIR
gcc-plugins: split out Kconfig entries to scripts/gcc-plugins/Kconfig

Documentation/security/self-protection.rst | 23 +-
Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt | 18 ++
Documentation/x86/x86_64/mm.txt | 2 +
arch/Kconfig | 147 +--------
arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
arch/x86/entry/calling.h | 14 +
arch/x86/entry/entry_32.S | 7 +
arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S | 3 +
arch/x86/entry/entry_64_compat.S | 5 +
arch/x86/kernel/dumpstack.c | 31 ++
drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile | 3 +
drivers/misc/lkdtm/core.c | 3 +
drivers/misc/lkdtm/lkdtm.h | 5 +
drivers/misc/lkdtm/stackleak.c | 146 +++++++++
fs/proc/base.c | 18 ++
include/linux/sched.h | 5 +
include/linux/stackleak.h | 35 +++
kernel/Makefile | 4 +
kernel/fork.c | 3 +
kernel/stackleak.c | 132 ++++++++
kernel/sysctl.c | 15 +-
scripts/Makefile.gcc-plugins | 47 ++-
scripts/gcc-plugins/Kconfig | 196 ++++++++++++
scripts/gcc-plugins/Makefile | 5 -
scripts/gcc-plugins/gcc-common.h | 26 +-
scripts/gcc-plugins/stackleak_plugin.c | 480 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
26 files changed, 1195 insertions(+), 179 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 drivers/misc/lkdtm/stackleak.c
create mode 100644 include/linux/stackleak.h
create mode 100644 kernel/stackleak.c
create mode 100644 scripts/gcc-plugins/Kconfig
create mode 100644 scripts/gcc-plugins/stackleak_plugin.c

--
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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