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Re: [PATCH] BZ #15754: CVE-2013-4788: PTR_MANGLE does not initialize to a random value for the pointer guard when compiling static executables

On 08/07/2013 11:22 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> "Carlos O'Donell" <> writes:
>> - Fix sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h
>> 	* sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h: Define __pointer_chk_guard
>> diff --git a/sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h b/sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h
>> index ababf65..77408c6 100644
>> --- a/sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h
>> +++ b/sysdeps/generic/stackguard-macros.h
>> @@ -2,3 +2,6 @@
>>  extern uintptr_t __stack_chk_guard;
>>  #define STACK_CHK_GUARD __stack_chk_guard
>> +
>> +extern uintptr_t __pointer_chk_guard;
>> +#define POINTER_CHK_GUARD __pointer_chk_guard
> That won't work, __pointer_chk_guard is only available in, it is
> called __pointer_chk_guard_local in libc.a.

Thanks, I admit I haven't put this patch through any real testing.

I need to push this out and build it on s390, and ppc.


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