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Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:51:32 -0400
From: Joe Lawrence <>
To: Kees Cook <>, Miroslav Benes <>
Cc: Kristen Carlson Accardi <>,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 00/10] Function Granular KASLR

On 7/22/20 10:39 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 11:27:30AM +0200, Miroslav Benes wrote:
>> Let me CC live-patching ML, because from a quick glance this is something
>> which could impact live patching code. At least it invalidates assumptions
>> which "sympos" is based on.
> In a quick skim, it looks like the symbol resolution is using
> kallsyms_on_each_symbol(), so I think this is safe? What's a good
> selftest for live-patching?

Hi Kees,

I don't think any of the in-tree tests currently exercise the 
kallsyms/sympos end of livepatching.

I do have a local branch that does facilitate creating klp-relocations 
that do rely upon this feature -- I'll try to see if I can get those 
working with this patchset and report back later this week.

-- Joe

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