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Subject[PATCH v4 20/23] x86/kprobes: Use vmalloc special flag
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Use new flag VM_FLUSH_RESET_PERMS for handling freeing of special
permissioned memory in vmalloc and remove places where memory was set NX
and RW before freeing which is no longer needed.

Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>
---
arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c | 7 +------
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
index 1591852d3ac4..136695e4434a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
@@ -434,6 +434,7 @@ void *alloc_insn_page(void)
if (!page)
return NULL;

+ set_vm_flush_reset_perms(page);
/*
* First make the page read-only, and only then make it executable to
* prevent it from being W+X in between.
@@ -452,12 +453,6 @@ void *alloc_insn_page(void)
/* Recover page to RW mode before releasing it */
void free_insn_page(void *page)
{
- /*
- * First make the page non-executable, and only then make it writable to
- * prevent it from being W+X in between.
- */
- set_memory_nx((unsigned long)page, 1);
- set_memory_rw((unsigned long)page, 1);
module_memfree(page);
}

--
2.17.1
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