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From: David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>
To: 'Salvatore Mesoraca' <s.mesoraca16@gmail.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: "kernel-hardening@lists.openwall.com" 
	<kernel-hardening@lists.openwall.com>,
	"linux-mm@kvack.org" <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	"linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org" 
	<linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Brad Spengler <spender@grsecurity.net>,
	"Casey Schaufler" <casey@schaufler-ca.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	James Morris <james.l.morris@oracle.com>,
	Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>, "Kees Cook" <keescook@chromium.org>,
	PaX Team <pageexec@freemail.hu>,
	"Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@hallyn.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v5 06/12] S.A.R.A.: WX protection
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2019 12:42:15 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b946dd861874401a910740a9adea8e8e@AcuMS.aculab.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1562410493-8661-7-git-send-email-s.mesoraca16@gmail.com>

From: Salvatore Mesoraca
> Sent: 06 July 2019 11:55
...
> Executable MMAP prevention works by preventing any new executable
> allocation after the dynamic libraries have been loaded. It works under the
> assumption that, when the dynamic libraries have been finished loading, the
> RELRO section will be marked read only.

What about writing to the file of a dynamic library after it is loaded
but before it is faulted it (or after evicting it from the I$).

...
> +#define find_relro_section(ELFH, ELFP, FILE, RELRO, FOUND) do {		\
> +	unsigned long i;						\
> +	int _tmp;							\
> +	loff_t _pos = 0;						\
> +	if (ELFH.e_type == ET_DYN || ELFH.e_type == ET_EXEC) {		\
> +		for (i = 0; i < ELFH.e_phnum; ++i) {			\
> +			_pos = ELFH.e_phoff + i*sizeof(ELFP);		\
> +			_tmp = kernel_read(FILE, &ELFP, sizeof(ELFP),	\
> +					   &_pos);			\
> +			if (_tmp != sizeof(ELFP))			\
> +				break;					\
> +			if (ELFP.p_type == PT_GNU_RELRO) {		\
> +				RELRO = ELFP.p_offset >> PAGE_SHIFT;	\
> +				FOUND = true;				\
> +				break;					\
> +			}						\
> +		}							\
> +	}								\
> +} while (0)

This is big for a #define.
Since it contains kernel_read() it can't really matter if it is
a real function.

	David

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-07-08 12:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-06 10:54 [PATCH v5 00/12] S.A.R.A. a new stacked LSM Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 01/12] S.A.R.A.: add documentation Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 17:14   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-07-06 17:32     ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-13  0:14   ` James Morris
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 02/12] S.A.R.A.: create framework Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 15:29   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 03/12] S.A.R.A.: cred blob management Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-12 23:35   ` James Morris
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 04/12] S.A.R.A.: generic DFA for string matching Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 18:32   ` Jann Horn
2019-07-07 16:01     ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-08 17:37       ` Jann Horn
2019-10-06 16:49       ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-10-07 12:40         ` Jann Horn
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 05/12] LSM: creation of "check_vmflags" LSM hook Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 06/12] S.A.R.A.: WX protection Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 15:38   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-07-06 19:28   ` Al Viro
2019-07-07 15:49     ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-09  4:51       ` Kees Cook
2019-07-08 12:42   ` David Laight [this message]
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 07/12] LSM: creation of "pagefault_handler" LSM hook Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 08/12] S.A.R.A.: trampoline emulation Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 15:31   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 09/12] S.A.R.A.: WX protection procattr interface Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 10/12] S.A.R.A.: XATTRs support Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 11/12] S.A.R.A.: /proc/*/mem write limitation Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 18:20   ` Jann Horn
2019-07-07 16:15     ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 10:54 ` [PATCH v5 12/12] MAINTAINERS: take maintainership for S.A.R.A Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-06 14:33 ` [PATCH v5 00/12] S.A.R.A. a new stacked LSM Jordan Glover
2019-07-06 15:02   ` Salvatore Mesoraca
2019-07-07  1:16 ` James Morris
2019-07-07 15:40   ` Salvatore Mesoraca

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