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Date:	Sat, 18 May 2013 02:11:18 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
To:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
CC:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] filter: do not output bpf image address for
 security reason

On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 16:31 -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> 
> Do not leak starting address of BPF JIT code, as it might help
> intruders to perform an attack.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> Cc: Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/filter.h |    7 ++++---
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/filter.h b/include/linux/filter.h
> index c050dcc..08cda1c 100644
> --- a/include/linux/filter.h
> +++ b/include/linux/filter.h
> @@ -58,10 +58,11 @@ extern void bpf_jit_free(struct sk_filter *fp);
>  static inline void bpf_jit_dump(unsigned int flen, unsigned int proglen,
>  				u32 pass, void *image)
>  {
> -	pr_err("flen=%u proglen=%u pass=%u image=%p\n",
> -	       flen, proglen, pass, image);
> +	/* Do not output address (image) for security reason */
> +	pr_err("flen=%u proglen=%u pass=%u image=10\n",

Not "%pK"?

Ben.

> +	       flen, proglen, pass);
>  	if (image)
> -		print_hex_dump(KERN_ERR, "JIT code: ", DUMP_PREFIX_ADDRESS,
> +		print_hex_dump(KERN_ERR, "JIT code: ", DUMP_PREFIX_OFFSET,
>  			       16, 1, image, proglen, false);
>  }
>  #define SK_RUN_FILTER(FILTER, SKB) (*FILTER->bpf_func)(SKB, FILTER->insns)


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