[09/12] rodata_test: add verification for __wr_after_init
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Message ID 20181221181423.20455-10-igor.stoppa@huawei.com
State New
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Igor Stoppa Dec. 21, 2018, 6:14 p.m. UTC
The write protection of the __wr_after_init data can be verified with the
same methodology used for const data.

Signed-off-by: Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@huawei.com>

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 mm/rodata_test.c | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/mm/rodata_test.c b/mm/rodata_test.c
index e1349520b436..a669cf9f5a61 100644
--- a/mm/rodata_test.c
+++ b/mm/rodata_test.c
@@ -16,8 +16,23 @@ 
 #define INIT_TEST_VAL 0xC3
+ * Note: __ro_after_init data is, for every practical effect, equivalent to
+ * const data, since they are even write protected at the same time; there
+ * is no need for separate testing.
+ * __wr_after_init data, otoh, is altered also after the write protection
+ * takes place and it cannot be exploitable for altering more permanent
+ * data.
+ */
 static const int rodata_test_data = INIT_TEST_VAL;
+static int wr_after_init_test_data __wr_after_init = INIT_TEST_VAL;
+extern long __start_wr_after_init;
+extern long __end_wr_after_init;
 static bool test_data(char *data_type, const int *data,
 		      unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
@@ -59,7 +74,13 @@  static bool test_data(char *data_type, const int *data,
 void rodata_test(void)
-	test_data("rodata", &rodata_test_data,
-		  (unsigned long)&__start_rodata,
-		  (unsigned long)&__end_rodata);
+	if (!test_data("rodata", &rodata_test_data,
+		       (unsigned long)&__start_rodata,
+		       (unsigned long)&__end_rodata))
+		return;
+	    test_data("wr after init data", &wr_after_init_test_data,
+		      (unsigned long)&__start_wr_after_init,
+		      (unsigned long)&__end_wr_after_init);