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Date:   Thu, 2 Sep 2021 17:54:51 +0100
From:   "Russell King (Oracle)" <linux@...linux.org.uk>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Keith Packard <keithp@...thp.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Abbott Liu <liuwenliang@...wei.com>,
        Alexander Sverdlin <alexander.sverdlin@...il.com>,
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        Uwe Kleine-K├Ânig 
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        Keith Packard <keithpac@...zon.com>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2]: ARM: Enable THREAD_INFO_IN_TASK

On Thu, Sep 02, 2021 at 09:07:42AM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 02, 2021 at 08:54:26AM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> > Placing thread_info in the kernel stack leaves it vulnerable to stack
> > overflow attacks. This short series addresses that by using the
> > existing THREAD_INFO_IN_TASK infrastructure.
> 
> Very cool! Thanks for working on this. If you want, you can refer to the
> KSPP bug for this too:
> https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/1

Not so fast. It's buggy. I've rejected this "solution" before.

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