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authorAlexandre Ghiti <alex@ghiti.fr>2019-09-23 15:38:37 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2019-09-24 15:54:11 -0700
commit649775be63c8b2e0b56ecc5bbc96d38205ec5259 (patch)
tree3f27e84d177715016de872a77f881a5a50807376 /include/linux
parentf385cb85a42fc4ba92464c2bfd2e2049d65353d3 (diff)
mm, fs: move randomize_stack_top from fs to mm
Patch series "Provide generic top-down mmap layout functions", v6. This series introduces generic functions to make top-down mmap layout easily accessible to architectures, in particular riscv which was the initial goal of this series. The generic implementation was taken from arm64 and used successively by arm, mips and finally riscv. Note that in addition the series fixes 2 issues: - stack randomization was taken into account even if not necessary. - [1] fixed an issue with mmap base which did not take into account randomization but did not report it to arm and mips, so by moving arm64 into a generic library, this problem is now fixed for both architectures. This work is an effort to factorize architecture functions to avoid code duplication and oversights as in [1]. [1]: https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1429066.html This patch (of 14): This preparatory commit moves this function so that further introduction of generic topdown mmap layout is contained only in mm/util.c. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190730055113.23635-2-alex@ghiti.fr Signed-off-by: Alexandre Ghiti <alex@ghiti.fr> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Reviewed-by: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org> Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com> Cc: James Hogan <jhogan@kernel.org> Cc: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com> Cc: Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index 233ad11938db..294a67b94147 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -2328,6 +2328,8 @@ extern int install_special_mapping(struct mm_struct *mm,
unsigned long addr, unsigned long len,
unsigned long flags, struct page **pages);
+unsigned long randomize_stack_top(unsigned long stack_top);
extern unsigned long get_unmapped_area(struct file *, unsigned long, unsigned long, unsigned long, unsigned long);
extern unsigned long mmap_region(struct file *file, unsigned long addr,

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