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From: Jason Andryuk <jandryuk@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
Cc: "Stefan Bader" <stefan.bader@canonical.com>,
	Xen-devel <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>,
	"Wei Liu" <wl@xen.org>, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@suse.com>,
	"Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/build: Unilaterally disable -fcf-protection
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 10:54:08 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKf6xpuD46CEwc3et33_1g4SXYOJzcYehjHPV97P1HdKwkASLg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200513135552.24329-3-andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>

On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 9:56 AM Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com> wrote:
>
> Xen doesn't support CET-IBT yet.  At a minimum, logic is required to enable it
> for supervisor use, but the livepatch functionality needs to learn not to
> overwrite ENDBR64 instructions.
>
> Furthermore, Ubuntu enables -fcf-protection by default, along with a buggy
> version of GCC-9 which objects to it in combination with
> -mindirect-branch=thunk-extern (Fixed in GCC 10, 9.4).
>
> Various objects (Xen boot path, Rombios 32 stubs) require .text to be at the
> beginning of the object.  These paths explode when .note.gnu.properties gets
> put ahead of .text and we end up executing the notes data.
>
> Disable -fcf-protection for all embedded objects.
>
> Reported-by: Jason Andryuk <jandryuk@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>

Reviewed-by: Jason Andryuk <jandryuk@gmail.com>

I have not re-tested this posting, but I tested an equivalent change
~2 weeks ago (in case that counts for Tested-by).

-Jason


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-13 15:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-13 13:55 [PATCH] build: Fix build with Ubuntu Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13 13:55 ` [PATCH] x86/build: move -fno-asynchronous-unwind-tables into EMBEDDED_EXTRA_CFLAGS Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13 14:11   ` Jan Beulich
2020-05-13 14:18     ` Samuel Thibault
2020-05-13 13:55 ` [PATCH] x86/build: Unilaterally disable -fcf-protection Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13 14:13   ` Jan Beulich
2020-05-13 14:40     ` Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13 14:54   ` Jason Andryuk [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-05-12 19:11 Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13  2:35 ` Jason Andryuk
2020-05-13 11:01   ` Andrew Cooper
2020-05-13 12:15     ` Jason Andryuk
2020-05-13  9:15 ` Jan Beulich

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