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Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:31:38 -0700
From: Eddie Kovsky <>
	Eddie Kovsky <>
Subject: [RFC] [PATCH 0/2] provide check for ro_after_init memory sections

Provide a mechansim for other functions to verify that their arguments
are read-only. This implements the first half of a suggestion made by
Kees Cook for the Kernel Self Protection Project:

   * provide mechanism to check for ro_after_init memory areas, and
     reject structures not marked ro_after_init in vmbus_register()

I have succesfully compiled this series on next-20170206 for x86. I am
not sure how to go about testing these changes (perhpas with LKDTM?).

Eddie Kovsky (2):
  [RFC] [PATCH 1/2] module: verify address is read-only
  [RFC] [PATCH 2/2] extable: verify address is read-only

 include/linux/kernel.h |  2 ++
 include/linux/module.h |  2 ++
 kernel/extable.c       | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 kernel/module.c        | 44 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 79 insertions(+)


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