lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:46:20 -0700
From:   Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>
To:     David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>
Cc:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>,
        X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>, Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/15] x86: Implement function_nocfi


> On Apr 19, 2021, at 8:26 AM, David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com> wrote:
> 
> From: Andy Lutomirski
>> Sent: 18 April 2021 01:12
> ..
>> Slightly more complicated:
>> 
>> struct opaque_symbol;
>> extern struct opaque_symbol entry_SYSCALL_64;
>> 
>> The opaque_symbol variant avoids any possible confusion over the weird
>> status of arrays in C, and it's hard to misuse, since struct
>> opaque_symbol is an incomplete type.
> 
> Maybe:
> 
> s/opaque_symbol/entry_SYSCALL_64/
> 

Cute. OTOH, I’m not sure whether that has much benefit, and having a single type for all of this allows it to be declared just once.  I suppose the magic could be wrapped in a macro, though.

>    David
> 
> -
> Registered Address Lakeside, Bramley Road, Mount Farm, Milton Keynes, MK1 1PT, UK
> Registration No: 1397386 (Wales)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists