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Commit aed7eb83 authored by Mark Rutland's avatar Mark Rutland Committed by Will Deacon

arm64: fix alignment when RANDOMIZE_TEXT_OFFSET is enabled

With ARM64_64K_PAGES and RANDOMIZE_TEXT_OFFSET enabled, we hit the
following issue on the boot:

kernel BUG at arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c:480!
Internal error: Oops - BUG: 0 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
Modules linked in:
CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper Not tainted 4.6.0 #310
Hardware name: ARM Juno development board (r2) (DT)
task: ffff000008d58a80 ti: ffff000008d30000 task.ti: ffff000008d30000
PC is at map_kernel_segment+0x44/0xb0
LR is at paging_init+0x84/0x5b0
pc : [<ffff000008c450b4>] lr : [<ffff000008c451a4>] pstate: 600002c5

Call trace:
[<ffff000008c450b4>] map_kernel_segment+0x44/0xb0
[<ffff000008c451a4>] paging_init+0x84/0x5b0
[<ffff000008c42728>] setup_arch+0x198/0x534
[<ffff000008c40848>] start_kernel+0x70/0x388
[<ffff000008c401bc>] __primary_switched+0x30/0x74

Commit 7eb90f2f ("arm64: cover the .head.text section in the .text
segment mapping") removed the alignment between the .head.text and .text
sections, and used the _text rather than the _stext interval for mapping
the .text segment.

Prior to this commit _stext was always section aligned and didn't cause
any issue even when RANDOMIZE_TEXT_OFFSET was enabled. Since that
alignment has been removed and _text is used to map the .text segment,
we need ensure _text is always page aligned when RANDOMIZE_TEXT_OFFSET
is enabled.

This patch adds logic to TEXT_OFFSET fuzzing to ensure that the offset
is always aligned to the kernel page size. To ensure this, we rely on
the PAGE_SHIFT being available via Kconfig.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Rutland <>
Reported-by: default avatarSudeep Holla <>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <>
Cc: Will Deacon <>
Fixes: 7eb90f2f ("arm64: cover the .head.text section in the .text segment mapping")
Signed-off-by: default avatarWill Deacon <>
parent 030c4d24
......@@ -60,7 +60,9 @@ head-y := arch/arm64/kernel/head.o
# The byte offset of the kernel image in RAM from the start of RAM.
TEXT_OFFSET := $(shell awk 'BEGIN {srand(); printf "0x%03x000\n", int(512 * rand())}')
TEXT_OFFSET := $(shell awk "BEGIN {srand(); printf \"0x%06x\n\", \
int(2 * 1024 * 1024 / (2 ^ $(CONFIG_ARM64_PAGE_SHIFT)) * \
rand()) * (2 ^ $(CONFIG_ARM64_PAGE_SHIFT))}")
TEXT_OFFSET := 0x00080000
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