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Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2016 02:49:58 +0200
From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
To: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@...x.de>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>,
	Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@...tec.com>,
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	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
	the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] Prefer kASLR over Hibernation


* Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@...nel.org> wrote:

> [...]
> 
> One of the weak points is the final jump, because it has to be done to the 
> physical location of the image kernel's entry point even though the virtual 
> addresses of it may differ between the boot and the image kernels.  The seed is 
> not needed for that, only the physical address of the entry point.  The boot 
> kernel doesn't have it today, though, because the virtual address of that is 
> passed in the image header. That should not be too difficult to change, however.

I didn't realize we jumped to the image kernel as well - I (wrongly) assumed we 
kept the bootup kernel. That should indeed make hibernation mostly 
kASLR-invariant.

Thanks,

	Ingo

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