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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: fix randomized task_struct
On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 5:49 PM, Ard Biesheuvel
<ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> wrote:
>> On 30 Jun 2017, at 15:34, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
>>
>> With the new task struct randomization, we can run into a build
>> failure for certain random seeds:
>>
>> arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S: Assembler messages:
>> arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S:803: Error: bad immediate value for offset (4096)
>>
>> Only two constants in asm-offset.h are affected, and I'm changing
>> both of them here to work correctly in all configurations.
>>
>> One more macro has the problem, but is currently unused, so this
>> removes it instead of adding complexity.
>>
>> Suggested-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
>> Fixes: c33d8b12fbbd ("task_struct: Allow randomized layout")
>> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>> ---
>> arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S | 5 ++++-
>> arch/arm/mm/proc-macros.S | 10 ++++------
>> 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S b/arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S
>> index 9f157e7c51e7..db6d22b23bd8 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S
>> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S
>> @@ -797,7 +797,10 @@ ENTRY(__switch_to)
>> #if defined(CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR) && !defined(CONFIG_SMP)
>> ldr r7, [r2, #TI_TASK]
>> ldr r8, =__stack_chk_guard
>> - ldr r7, [r7, #TSK_STACK_CANARY]
>> + .if (TSK_STACK_CANARY > PAGE_MASK)
>
> Shouldn't this be ~PAGE_MASK?
>
> I think
>
> .if (TSK_STACK_CANARY & PAGE_MASK) != 0
>
> is better and clearer as well

Right, sorry about that. Russell also pointed out that PAGE_MASK
is not the best constant for this, as the MMU page size is independent
of the definition of the immediate arguments. I'll fix both and resend.

Arnd

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