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From: "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To: Nathan Chancellor <>
Cc: James Smart <>,
	Ram Vegesna <>,
	"James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
	"Martin K. Petersen" <>,,,
	Nick Desaulniers <>,
	Tom Rix <>, Kees Cook <>,
	Sami Tolvanen <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: elx: libefc: Fix second parameter type in state callbacks
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 22:05:36 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Nathan Chancellor's message of "Wed, 2 Nov 2022 09:19:06 -0700")


> With clang's kernel control flow integrity (kCFI, CONFIG_CFI_CLANG),
> indirect call targets are validated against the expected function
> pointer prototype to make sure the call target is valid to help
> mitigate ROP attacks. If they are not identical, there is a failure at
> run time, which manifests as either a kernel panic or thread getting
> killed. A proposed warning in clang aims to catch these at compile
> time, which reveals:

Applied to 6.2/scsi-staging, thanks!

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-11-08  3:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-02 16:19 [PATCH] scsi: elx: libefc: Fix second parameter type in state callbacks Nathan Chancellor
2022-11-02 19:08 ` Kees Cook
2022-11-03 11:32   ` Ram Kishore Vegesna
2022-11-08  3:05 ` Martin K. Petersen [this message]
2022-11-17 18:29 ` Martin K. Petersen

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