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Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 11:42:05 +0100
From: Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
To: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>
Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, Ian Campbell <ijc@...lion.org.uk>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@...il.com>,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
	William Roberts <william.c.roberts@...el.com>,
	Chris Fries <cfries@...gle.com>, Dave Weinstein <olorin@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC V2 2/6] lib: vsprintf: whitelist stack
 traces

On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 11:06:46AM +1100, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> Use the %pP functionality to explicitly allow kernel
> pointers to be logged for stack traces.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <me@...in.cc>
> ---
>  arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c | 4 ++--
>  kernel/printk/printk.c    | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c
> index 5ea4b85..fe09660 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c
> @@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ void dump_backtrace(struct pt_regs *regs, struct task_struct *tsk)
>  	struct stackframe frame;
>  	int skip;
>  
> -	pr_debug("%s(regs = %p tsk = %p)\n", __func__, regs, tsk);
> +	pr_debug("%s(regs = %pP tsk = %pP)\n", __func__, regs, tsk);

Why do we care for pr_debug?

>  	if (!tsk)
>  		tsk = current;
> @@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ static int __die(const char *str, int err, struct pt_regs *regs)
>  
>  	print_modules();
>  	__show_regs(regs);
> -	pr_emerg("Process %.*s (pid: %d, stack limit = 0x%p)\n",
> +	pr_emerg("Process %.*s (pid: %d, stack limit = 0x%pP)\n",
>  		 TASK_COMM_LEN, tsk->comm, task_pid_nr(tsk),
>  		 end_of_stack(tsk));
>  
> diff --git a/kernel/printk/printk.c b/kernel/printk/printk.c
> index 512f7c2..af0bc8e 100644
> --- a/kernel/printk/printk.c
> +++ b/kernel/printk/printk.c

It probably makes sense to keep this separate from arch/ changes

Will

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