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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	"H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Peter Collingbourne <pcc@google.com>,
	James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org,
	clang-built-linux@googlegroups.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 0/9] Enable orphan section warning
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:22:35 -0800
Message-ID: <20200228002244.15240-1-keescook@chromium.org> (raw)

Hi!

A recent bug was solved for builds linked with ld.lld, and tracking
it down took way longer than it needed to (a year). Ultimately, it
boiled down to differences between ld.bfd and ld.lld's handling of
orphan sections. Similarly, the recent FGKASLR series brough up orphan
section handling too[2]. In both cases, it would have been nice if the
linker was running with --orphan-handling=warn so that surprise sections
wouldn't silently get mapped into the kernel image at locations up to
the whim of the linker's orphan handling logic. Instead, all desired
sections should be explicitly identified in the linker script (to be
either kept or discarded) with any orphans throwing a warning. The
powerpc architecture actually already does this, so this series seeks
to extend this coverage to x86, arm64, and arm.

This series depends on tip/x86/boot (where recent .eh_frame fixes[3]
landed), and has a minor conflict[4] with the ARM tree (related to
the earlier mentioned bug). As it uses refactorings in the asm-generic
linker script, and makes changes to kbuild, I think the cleanest place
for this series to land would also be through -tip. Once again (like
my READ_IMPLIES_EXEC series), I'm looking to get maintainer Acks so
this can go all together with the least disruption. Splitting it up by
architecture seems needlessly difficult.

Thanks!

-Kees

[1] https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/282
[2] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/202002242122.AA4D1B8@keescook/
[3] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/158264960194.28353.10560165361470246192.tip-bot2@tip-bot2/
[4] https://www.arm.linux.org.uk/developer/patches/viewpatch.php?id=8959/1

H.J. Lu (1):
  Add RUNTIME_DISCARD_EXIT to generic DISCARDS

Kees Cook (8):
  scripts/link-vmlinux.sh: Delay orphan handling warnings until final
    link
  vmlinux.lds.h: Add .gnu.version* to DISCARDS
  x86/build: Warn on orphan section placement
  x86/boot: Warn on orphan section placement
  arm64/build: Use common DISCARDS in linker script
  arm64/build: Warn on orphan section placement
  arm/build: Warn on orphan section placement
  arm/boot: Warn on orphan section placement

 arch/arm/Makefile                             |  4 ++++
 arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile             |  2 ++
 arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S        | 17 ++++++--------
 .../arm/{kernel => include/asm}/vmlinux.lds.h | 22 ++++++++++++++-----
 arch/arm/kernel/vmlinux-xip.lds.S             |  5 ++---
 arch/arm/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S                 |  5 ++---
 arch/arm64/Makefile                           |  4 ++++
 arch/arm64/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S               | 13 +++++------
 arch/x86/Makefile                             |  4 ++++
 arch/x86/boot/compressed/Makefile             |  3 ++-
 arch/x86/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S        | 13 +++++++++++
 arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S                 |  7 ++++++
 include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h             | 11 ++++++++--
 scripts/link-vmlinux.sh                       |  6 +++++
 14 files changed, 85 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
 rename arch/arm/{kernel => include/asm}/vmlinux.lds.h (92%)

-- 
2.20.1


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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-28  0:22 Kees Cook [this message]
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 1/9] scripts/link-vmlinux.sh: Delay orphan handling warnings until final link Kees Cook
2020-03-20  2:47   ` Nicholas Piggin
2020-03-20 18:24     ` Kees Cook
2020-03-22  9:16       ` Nicholas Piggin
2020-03-22 16:00         ` Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 2/9] vmlinux.lds.h: Add .gnu.version* to DISCARDS Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 3/9] x86/build: Warn on orphan section placement Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 4/9] x86/boot: " Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 5/9] Add RUNTIME_DISCARD_EXIT to generic DISCARDS Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 6/9] arm64/build: Use common DISCARDS in linker script Kees Cook
2020-03-17 21:52   ` Will Deacon
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 7/9] arm64/build: Warn on orphan section placement Kees Cook
2020-03-17 21:56   ` Will Deacon
2020-03-17 23:01     ` Kees Cook
2020-03-17 23:10       ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 8/9] arm/build: " Kees Cook
2020-02-28  0:22 ` [PATCH 9/9] arm/boot: " Kees Cook
2020-02-28  6:51 ` [PATCH 0/9] Enable orphan section warning Sedat Dilek
2020-03-03  4:32   ` Kees Cook
2020-04-02 16:20 ` Sedat Dilek
2020-04-02 17:26   ` Kees Cook
2020-04-05 11:15     ` Sedat Dilek

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