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Date:   Tue, 6 Oct 2020 04:28:09 +0200
From:   Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Thibaut Sautereau <thibaut.sautereau@...p-os.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Thibaut Sautereau <thibaut.sautereau@....gouv.fr>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Emese Revfy <re.emese@...il.com>,
        "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] random32: Restore __latent_entropy attribute on
 net_rand_state

Hi Kees,

On Mon, Oct 05, 2020 at 07:12:29PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 02, 2020 at 05:16:11PM +0200, Thibaut Sautereau wrote:
> > From: Thibaut Sautereau <thibaut.sautereau@....gouv.fr>
> > 
> > Commit f227e3ec3b5c ("random32: update the net random state on interrupt
> > and activity") broke compilation and was temporarily fixed by Linus in
> > 83bdc7275e62 ("random32: remove net_rand_state from the latent entropy
> > gcc plugin") by entirely moving net_rand_state out of the things handled
> > by the latent_entropy GCC plugin.
> > 
> > From what I understand when reading the plugin code, using the
> > __latent_entropy attribute on a declaration was the wrong part and
> > simply keeping the __latent_entropy attribute on the variable definition
> > was the correct fix.
> > 
> > Fixes: 83bdc7275e62 ("random32: remove net_rand_state from the latent entropy gcc plugin")
> > Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
> > Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>
> > Cc: Emese Revfy <re.emese@...il.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Thibaut Sautereau <thibaut.sautereau@....gouv.fr>
> 
> Yes, that looks correct. Thank you!
> 
> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> 
> I'm not sure the best tree for this. Ted, Andrew, Linus? I'll take it
> via my gcc plugin tree if no one else takes it. :)

It was already merged as commit 09a6b0bc3be79 and queued for -stable.

Cheers,
Willy

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