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-rw-r--r--scripts/mod/modpost.c36
1 files changed, 28 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index 569e68410d7a..c4b5398687b8 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -686,6 +686,30 @@ static Elf_Sym *find_elf_symbol(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
return NULL;
}
+static inline int is_arm_mapping_symbol(const char *str)
+{
+ return str[0] == '$' && strchr("atd", str[1])
+ && (str[2] == '\0' || str[2] == '.');
+}
+
+/*
+ * If there's no name there, ignore it; likewise, ignore it if it's
+ * one of the magic symbols emitted used by current ARM tools.
+ *
+ * Otherwise if find_symbols_between() returns those symbols, they'll
+ * fail the whitelist tests and cause lots of false alarms ... fixable
+ * only by merging __exit and __init sections into __text, bloating
+ * the kernel (which is especially evil on embedded platforms).
+ */
+static inline int is_valid_name(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Sym *sym)
+{
+ const char *name = elf->strtab + sym->st_name;
+
+ if (!name || !strlen(name))
+ return 0;
+ return !is_arm_mapping_symbol(name);
+}
+
/*
* Find symbols before or equal addr and after addr - in the section sec.
* If we find two symbols with equal offset prefer one with a valid name.
@@ -714,16 +738,15 @@ static void find_symbols_between(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
symsec = secstrings + elf->sechdrs[sym->st_shndx].sh_name;
if (strcmp(symsec, sec) != 0)
continue;
+ if (!is_valid_name(elf, sym))
+ continue;
if (sym->st_value <= addr) {
if ((addr - sym->st_value) < beforediff) {
beforediff = addr - sym->st_value;
*before = sym;
}
else if ((addr - sym->st_value) == beforediff) {
- /* equal offset, valid name? */
- const char *name = elf->strtab + sym->st_name;
- if (name && strlen(name))
- *before = sym;
+ *before = sym;
}
}
else
@@ -733,10 +756,7 @@ static void find_symbols_between(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
*after = sym;
}
else if ((sym->st_value - addr) == afterdiff) {
- /* equal offset, valid name? */
- const char *name = elf->strtab + sym->st_name;
- if (name && strlen(name))
- *after = sym;
+ *after = sym;
}
}
}

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