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Date:   Thu,  8 Apr 2021 11:28:28 -0700
From:   Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>,
        Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>, Jessica Yu <jeyu@...nel.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>, bpf@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-pci@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com,
        Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>
Subject: [PATCH v6 03/18] mm: add generic function_nocfi macro

With CONFIG_CFI_CLANG, the compiler replaces function addresses
in instrumented C code with jump table addresses. This means that
__pa_symbol(function) returns the physical address of the jump table
entry instead of the actual function, which may not work as the jump
table code will immediately jump to a virtual address that may not be
mapped.

To avoid this address space confusion, this change adds a generic
definition for function_nocfi(), which architectures that support CFI
can override. The typical implementation of would use inline assembly
to take the function address, which avoids compiler instrumentation.

Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>
Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
Tested-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>
---
 include/linux/mm.h | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index 8ba434287387..22cce9c7dd05 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -124,6 +124,16 @@ extern int mmap_rnd_compat_bits __read_mostly;
 #define lm_alias(x)	__va(__pa_symbol(x))
 #endif
 
+/*
+ * With CONFIG_CFI_CLANG, the compiler replaces function addresses in
+ * instrumented C code with jump table addresses. Architectures that
+ * support CFI can define this macro to return the actual function address
+ * when needed.
+ */
+#ifndef function_nocfi
+#define function_nocfi(x) (x)
+#endif
+
 /*
  * To prevent common memory management code establishing
  * a zero page mapping on a read fault.
-- 
2.31.1.295.g9ea45b61b8-goog

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