Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:29:39 +1000 From: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com> To: Daniel Axtens <dja@...ens.net>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org Cc: Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] powerpc: Don't fortify prom_init On 22/05/17 11:32, Daniel Axtens wrote: > prom_init is a bit special; in theory it should be able to be > linked separately to the kernel. To keep this from getting too > complex, the symbols that prom_init.c uses are checked. > > Fortification adds symbols, and it gets quite messy as it includes > things like panic(). So just don't fortify prom_init.c for now. > > Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> > Cc: Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com> > Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <dja@...ens.net> Reviewed-by: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com> -- Andrew Donnellan OzLabs, ADL Canberra andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com IBM Australia Limited
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