Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 21:55:22 -0700 From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>, "x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Bob Moore <robert.moore@...el.com>, Lv Zheng <lv.zheng@...el.com>, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 11/20] randstruct: Disable randomization of ACPICA structs On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 01:03:23PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote: > On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 1:42 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> wrote: > > On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 01:17:15PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote: > >> Since the ACPICA source is maintained externally to the kernel, we can > >> neither switch it to designated initializers nor mark it > >> __no_randomize_layout. Until ACPICA-upstream changes land to handle the > >> designated initialization, explicitly skip it in the plugin. > >> > >>  https://github.com/acpica/acpica/pull/248 > > > > I'd just overried the ACPIA bullshit process and just include these > > changes, as they are a major improvement independent of any > > reandomization. > > Well... I'd rather not. It's been explicitly NAKed by them already, > which is why I sent the upstream solution (though it's being ignored > currently). Send it to linux-keernel again and we'll override their bulllshit. We can make exceptions from our coding style and preference just because they are idiots. And the whole ACPI mess needs urgent de-obsfucation anyway.
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