[PATCH v4 0/10] split ET_DYN ASLR from mmap ASLR

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Wed Mar 4 13:58:14 PST 2015

On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo at kernel.org> wrote:
> * Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org> wrote:
>> To address the "offset2lib" ASLR weakness[1], this separates ET_DYN
>> ASLR from mmap ASLR, as already done on s390. The architectures
>> that are already randomizing mmap (arm, arm64, mips, powerpc, s390,
>> and x86), have their various forms of arch_mmap_rnd() made available
>> via the new CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_ELF_RANDOMIZE. For these architectures,
>> arch_randomize_brk() is collapsed as well.
>> This is an alternative to the solutions in:
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/2/23/442
>> I've been able to test x86 and arm, and the buildbot (so far) seems
>> happy with building the rest.
> Ok, this looks really good - for all patches:
>    Reviewed-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo at kernel.org>

Great! Thanks for the suggestions and reviews. :)


Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security

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