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From: Ramana Radhakrishnan <ramana.radhakrishnan@foss.arm.com>
To: Kristina Martsenko <kristina.martsenko@arm.com>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Cc: Adam Wallis <awallis@codeaurora.org>,
	Amit Kachhap <Amit.Kachhap@arm.com>,
	Andrew Jones <drjones@redhat.com>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
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	Catalin Marinas <Catalin.Marinas@arm.com>,
	Christoffer Dall <Christoffer.Dall@arm.com>,
	Dave P Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>,
	Jacob Bramley <Jacob.Bramley@arm.com>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	Marc Zyngier <Marc.Zyngier@arm.com>,
	Mark Rutland <Mark.Rutland@arm.com>,
	Suzuki Poulose <Suzuki.Poulose@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <Will.Deacon@arm.com>,
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Subject: Re: [RFC 17/17] arm64: compile the kernel with ptrauth -msign-return-address
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2018 10:01:04 +0100
Message-ID: <cd1eface-aebb-b654-c57c-91690087957f@foss.arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181005084754.20950-18-kristina.martsenko@arm.com>

On 05/10/2018 09:47, Kristina Martsenko wrote:
> Compile all functions with two ptrauth instructions: paciasp in the
> prologue to sign the return address, and autiasp in the epilogue to
> authenticate the return address. This should help protect the kernel
> against attacks using return-oriented programming.
> 
> CONFIG_ARM64_PTR_AUTH enables pointer auth for both userspace and the
> kernel.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kristina Martsenko <kristina.martsenko@arm.com>
> ---
>   arch/arm64/Makefile | 4 ++++
>   1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Makefile b/arch/arm64/Makefile
> index 106039d25e2f..dbcd43ea99d8 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/arm64/Makefile
> @@ -56,6 +56,10 @@ KBUILD_AFLAGS	+= $(lseinstr) $(brokengasinst)
>   KBUILD_CFLAGS	+= $(call cc-option,-mabi=lp64)
>   KBUILD_AFLAGS	+= $(call cc-option,-mabi=lp64)
>   
> +ifeq ($(CONFIG_ARM64_PTR_AUTH),y)
> +KBUILD_CFLAGS	+= -msign-return-address=all

Glad to see this being done and being proposed for mainline.

I can see why you would prefer this though have you guys experimented at 
all with -msign-return-address=non-leaf as well ?

Orthogonally and just fair warning - the command lines for this are also 
being revised to provide ROP and JOP protection using BTI from v8.5-a 
during the GCC-9 timeframe but I suspect that's a different option.

regards
Ramana

Reviewed-by: Ramana Radhakrishnan  <ramana.radhakrishnan@arm.com>

  reply index

Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-05  8:47 [PATCH 00/17] ARMv8.3 pointer authentication support Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 01/17] arm64: add pointer authentication register bits Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 16:28   ` Will Deacon
2018-10-12  8:53     ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-12  8:56       ` Will Deacon
2018-10-12  9:50         ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 02/17] arm64/kvm: consistently handle host HCR_EL2 flags Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 03/17] arm64/kvm: hide ptrauth from guests Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 04/17] arm64: Don't trap host pointer auth use to EL2 Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 05/17] arm64/cpufeature: detect pointer authentication Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 06/17] asm-generic: mm_hooks: allow hooks to be overridden individually Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 07/17] arm64: add basic pointer authentication support Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 16:00   ` Suzuki K Poulose
2018-10-19 11:15   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 11:24     ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 15:36       ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 15:49         ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 16:05           ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 16:16             ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 15:54         ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-19 16:49       ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-11-14 18:11       ` Will Deacon
2018-11-15 10:25         ` Dave Martin
2018-10-23  8:36     ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-23 10:20       ` Will Deacon
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 08/17] arm64: expose user PAC bit positions via ptrace Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 09/17] arm64: perf: strip PAC when unwinding userspace Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 10/17] arm64: enable pointer authentication Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 11/17] arm64: docs: document " Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  9:04   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-16 16:14     ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 11:35       ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 11:47         ` Marc Zyngier
2018-10-19 12:22         ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 14:42         ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 15:10           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 17:45             ` Will Deacon
2018-11-02  6:02               ` Jon Masters
2018-10-24 10:56         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-15 22:35   ` Kees Cook
2018-11-02  9:46     ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 12/17] arm64: move ptrauth keys to thread_info Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 11:38   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 13/17] arm64: install user ptrauth keys at kernel exit time Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 14/17] arm64: unwind: strip PAC from kernel addresses Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 15/17] arm64: enable ptrauth earlier Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-06 12:51   ` Amit Kachhap
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 16/17] arm64: initialize and switch ptrauth kernel keys Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-06 12:56   ` Amit Kachhap
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 17/17] arm64: compile the kernel with ptrauth -msign-return-address Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  9:01   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan [this message]
2018-10-11 14:00     ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 14:23   ` Vladimir Murzin
2018-10-15 22:38     ` Kees Cook
2018-10-15 22:42 ` [PATCH 00/17] ARMv8.3 pointer authentication support Kees Cook
2018-11-13 16:17   ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-11-13 23:09     ` Kees Cook
2018-11-14 15:54       ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-11-14 21:47       ` Mark Rutland
2018-11-14 22:48         ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 12:36 ` Will Deacon
2018-10-23  8:39   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan

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