Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2017 10:58:50 +0200 From: Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org> To: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc> Cc: Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, Ian Campbell <ijc@...lion.org.uk>, Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@...il.com>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>, Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>, William Roberts <william.c.roberts@...el.com>, Chris Fries <cfries@...gle.com>, Dave Weinstein <olorin@...gle.com> Subject: Re: [RFC V2 0/6] add more kernel pointer filter options On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 11:06:44AM +1100, Tobin C. Harding wrote: > Version 2 of Greg's patch series with changes made as suggested by comments to V1. > > Applies on top of Linus' current development tree > > a8c964eacb21288b2dbfa9d80cee5968a3b8fb21 > > V1 cover letter: > > Here's a short patch series from Chris Fries and Dave Weinstein that > implements some new restrictions when printing out kernel pointers, as > well as the ability to whitelist kernel pointers where needed. > > These patches are based on work from William Roberts, and also are > inspired by grsecurity's %pP to specifically whitelist a kernel pointer, > where it is always needed, like the last patch in the series shows, in > the UIO drivers (UIO requires that you know the address, it's a hardware > address, nothing wrong with seeing that...) > > I haven't done much to this patch series, only forward porting it from > an older kernel release (4.4) and a few minor tweaks. [snip] Nice! Thanks for doing this work, looks great to me. Care to resend the next version as a "real" one (i.e. no RFC)? thanks, greg k-h
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