[PATCH v10 14/14] arm64: kexec_file: add kaslr support

AKASHI Takahiro takahiro.akashi at linaro.org
Fri Jun 22 19:20:58 PDT 2018

Adding "kalsr-seed" to dtb enables triggering kaslr, or kernel virtual
address randomization, at secondary kernel boot. We always do this as
it wll have no harm on kaslr-incapable kernel.

We don't have any "switch" to turn off this feature directly, but still
can suppress it by passing "nokaslr" as a kernel boot argument.

Signed-off-by: AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi at linaro.org>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
 arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec_file.c | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec_file.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec_file.c
index 6aec996d015a..1283c1d912f2 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec_file.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/machine_kexec_file.c
@@ -16,6 +16,7 @@
 #include <linux/libfdt.h>
 #include <linux/memblock.h>
 #include <linux/of_fdt.h>
+#include <linux/random.h>
 #include <linux/slab.h>
 #include <linux/types.h>
 #include <linux/vmalloc.h>
@@ -132,6 +133,12 @@ static int setup_dtb(struct kimage *image,
 			goto out_err;
+	/* add kaslr-seed */
+	get_random_bytes(&value, sizeof(value));
+	ret = fdt_setprop(buf, nodeoffset, "kaslr-seed", &value, sizeof(value));
+	if (ret)
+		goto out_err;
 	/* trim a buffer */
 	*dtb_buf = buf;

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