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Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:26:19 -0500 (CDT)
From: Christopher Lameter <cl@...ux.com>
To: Alexander Popov <alex.popov@...ux.com>
cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, 
    Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, 
    Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>, David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>, 
    Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>, 
    Paul E McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>, 
    Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, 
    Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, 
    Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@...aro.org>, linux-mm@...ck.org, 
    Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>, Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ker.com>, 
    linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [linux-next][PATCH v2] mm/slub.c: add a naive detection of double
 free or corruption

On Fri, 11 Aug 2017, Alexander Popov wrote:

> Add an assertion similar to "fasttop" check in GNU C Library allocator
> as a part of SLAB_FREELIST_HARDENED feature. An object added to a singly
> linked freelist should not point to itself. That helps to detect some
> double free errors (e.g. CVE-2017-2636) without slub_debug and KASAN.

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>

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