[v2,4/7] arm: compressed: discard ksymtab/kcrctab sections

Message ID 20170629081849.15081-5-ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org
State New
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  • ARM: efi: PE/COFF cleanup/hardening
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Ard Biesheuvel June 29, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
With UEFI support added to the decompressor, we may end up including
C code that is part of the kernel proper, but is rebuilt for the
decompressor. This may result in ksymtab/kcrctab metadata being
duplicated into the decompressor, so discard such regions explicitly.

Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>

 arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)


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diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
index 81c493156ce8..1fa62432e283 100644
--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
+++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
@@ -29,6 +29,11 @@  SECTIONS
      * of the text/got segments.
+    /*
+     * C code that is shared with the kernel proper (but rebuilt for the
+     * decompressor) may contain exports that we have no use for here.
+     */
+    *(*ksymtab* *kcrctab*)
   . = TEXT_START;