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1 files changed, 6 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/security/Kconfig b/security/Kconfig
index 5dfc206748cf..49b51f964897 100644
--- a/security/Kconfig
+++ b/security/Kconfig
@@ -113,10 +113,12 @@ config SECURITY_DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR
from userspace allocation. Keeping a user from writing to low pages
can help reduce the impact of kernel NULL pointer bugs.
- For most users with lots of address space a value of 65536 is
- reasonable and should cause no problems. Programs which use vm86
- functionality would either need additional permissions from either
- the LSM or the capabilities module or have this protection disabled.
+ For most ia64, ppc64 and x86 users with lots of address space
+ a value of 65536 is reasonable and should cause no problems.
+ On arm and other archs it should not be higher than 32768.
+ Programs which use vm86 functionality would either need additional
+ permissions from either the LSM or the capabilities module or have
+ this protection disabled.
This value can be changed after boot using the
/proc/sys/vm/mmap_min_addr tunable.

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