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authorLinus Torvalds <>2021-11-06 14:08:17 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2021-11-06 14:08:17 -0700
commit512b7931ad0561ffe14265f9ff554a3c081b476b (patch)
treea94450d08468e094d2d92a495de4650faab09c1f /security
parentfe91c4725aeed35023ba4f7a1e1adfebb6878c23 (diff)
parent658f9ae761b5965893727dd4edcdad56e5a439bb (diff)
Merge branch 'akpm' (patches from Andrew)
Merge misc updates from Andrew Morton: "257 patches. Subsystems affected by this patch series: scripts, ocfs2, vfs, and mm (slab-generic, slab, slub, kconfig, dax, kasan, debug, pagecache, gup, swap, memcg, pagemap, mprotect, mremap, iomap, tracing, vmalloc, pagealloc, memory-failure, hugetlb, userfaultfd, vmscan, tools, memblock, oom-kill, hugetlbfs, migration, thp, readahead, nommu, ksm, vmstat, madvise, memory-hotplug, rmap, zsmalloc, highmem, zram, cleanups, kfence, and damon)" * emailed patches from Andrew Morton <>: (257 commits) mm/damon: remove return value from before_terminate callback mm/damon: fix a few spelling mistakes in comments and a pr_debug message mm/damon: simplify stop mechanism Docs/admin-guide/mm/pagemap: wordsmith page flags descriptions Docs/admin-guide/mm/damon/start: simplify the content Docs/admin-guide/mm/damon/start: fix a wrong link Docs/admin-guide/mm/damon/start: fix wrong example commands mm/damon/dbgfs: add adaptive_targets list check before enable monitor_on mm/damon: remove unnecessary variable initialization Documentation/admin-guide/mm/damon: add a document for DAMON_RECLAIM mm/damon: introduce DAMON-based Reclamation (DAMON_RECLAIM) selftests/damon: support watermarks mm/damon/dbgfs: support watermarks mm/damon/schemes: activate schemes based on a watermarks mechanism tools/selftests/damon: update for regions prioritization of schemes mm/damon/dbgfs: support prioritization weights mm/damon/vaddr,paddr: support pageout prioritization mm/damon/schemes: prioritize regions within the quotas mm/damon/selftests: support schemes quotas mm/damon/dbgfs: support quotas of schemes ...
Diffstat (limited to 'security')
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diff --git a/security/Kconfig b/security/Kconfig
index fe6c0395fa02..0b847f435beb 100644
--- a/security/Kconfig
+++ b/security/Kconfig
@@ -163,20 +163,6 @@ config HARDENED_USERCOPY
or are part of the kernel text. This kills entire classes
of heap overflow exploits and similar kernel memory exposures.
- bool "Allow usercopy whitelist violations to fallback to object size"
- default y
- help
- This is a temporary option that allows missing usercopy whitelists
- to be discovered via a WARN() to the kernel log, instead of
- rejecting the copy, falling back to non-whitelisted hardened
- usercopy that checks the slab allocation size instead of the
- whitelist size. This option will be removed once it seems like
- all missing usercopy whitelists have been identified and fixed.
- Booting with "slab_common.usercopy_fallback=Y/N" can change
- this setting.
bool "Refuse to copy allocations that span multiple pages"