On 22.02.2018 01:28, Kees Cook wrote:
> The header files for some structures could get included in such a way
> that struct attributes (specifically __randomize_layout from path.h) would
> be parsed as variable names instead of attributes. This could lead to
> some instances of a structure being unrandomized, causing nasty GPFs, etc.
> This patch makes sure the compiler_types.h header is included in
> kconfig.h so that we've always got types and struct attributes defined,
> since kconfig.h is included from the compiler command line.
> Reported-by: Patrick McLean <chutz...@gentoo.org>
> Root-caused-by: Maciej S. Szmigiero <m...@maciej.szmigiero.name>
> Fixes: 3859a271a003 ("randstruct: Mark various structs for randomization")
> Suggested-by: Linus Torvalds <torva...@linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keesc...@chromium.org>
I can confirm that this patch fixes the original nfsd GPF issue.
Also, struct path members offsets are consistent now between nfs4xdr.s
and other files.
> Updated Maciej's tag.