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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] x86/mm/KASLR: Fix the wrong calculation of kalsr region initial size
On Wed, 29 Aug 2018, Baoquan He wrote:

> In memory KASLR, __PHYSICAL_MASK_SHIFT is taken to calculate the
> initial size of the direct mapping region. This is right in the
> old code where __PHYSICAL_MASK_SHIFT was equal to MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS,
> 46bit, and only 4-level mode was supported.
>
> Later, in commit:
> b83ce5ee91471d ("x86/mm/64: Make __PHYSICAL_MASK_SHIFT always 52"),
> __PHYSICAL_MASK_SHIFT was changed to be 52 always, no matter it's
> 5-level or 4-level. This is wrong for 4-level paging. Then when
> adapt phyiscal memory region size based on available memory, it
> will overflow if the amount of system RAM and the padding is bigger
> than 64TB.
>
> In fact, here MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS should be used instead. Fix it by
> by replacing __PHYSICAL_MASK_SHIFT with MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS.
>
> Signed-off-by: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>

This lacks a fixes tag .....

Thanks,

tglx

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