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] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Thu, 18 Nov 2021 15:23:36 +0100
From:   Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Dinh Nguyen <dinguyen@...nel.org>,
        "Ivan T . Ivanov" <iivanov@...e.de>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: socfpga: Fix crash with CONFIG_FORTIRY_SOURCE

On Thu, 18 Nov 2021 08:27:26 +0100,
Takashi Iwai wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2021 23:01:50 +0100,
> Kees Cook wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 08:32:44PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > When CONFIG_FORTIFY_SOURCE is set, memcpy() checks the potential
> > > buffer overflow and panics.  The code in sofcpga bootstrapping
> > > contains the memcpy() calls are mistakenly translated as the shorter
> > > size, hence it triggers a panic as if it were overflowing.
> > > 
> > > This patch adds the __NO_FORTIFY define for avoiding the
> > > false-positive crash.
> > > 
> > > Buglink: https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192473
> > > Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
> > > ---
> > > 
> > > I took an easier path for now, as the attempt with a foced cast
> > > failed.  If there is a better way to handle, let me know, I'd happily
> > > resubmit.  Thanks!
> > > 
> > 
> > The way these have been fixed in the past is to declare these as char
> > arrays (see include/asm-generic/sections.h). I'd prefer something like
> > this (totally untested):
> (snip)
> 
> That looks better, indeed.  I'll rebuild the kernel with it and ask
> the bug reporter for testing it.

Confirmed to work.  Will resubmit the v2 patch.


thanks,

Takashi

Powered by blists - more mailing lists