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Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 23:49:36 +0200
From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, 
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>, Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@...tec.com>, 
	Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org>, Emrah Demir <ed@...sec.com>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, x86@...nel.org, 
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>, Len Brown <len.brown@...el.com>, Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>, 
	Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, 
	"open list:DOCUMENTATION" <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>, 
	"linux-pm@...r.kernel.org" <linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>, 
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Prefer kASLR over Hibernation

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 9:44 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> When building with both CONFIG_HIBERNATION and CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE,
> one or the other must be chosen at boot-time. Until now, hibernation
> was selected when no choice was made on the command line.
>
> To make the security benefits of kASLR more widely available to end
> users (since the use of hibernation is becoming more rare and kASLR,
> already available on x86, will be available on arm64 and MIPS soon),
> this changes the default to preferring kASLR over hibernation. Users
> wanting hibernation can turn off kASLR by adding "nokaslr" to the kernel
> command line.
>
> Suggested-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>

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