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Re: kernel aslr: someone interested?

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:13:34PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> For what purpose? It has been shown over and over again that ASLR simply
> doesn't work in a lot of situations in userland. The situation for
> kernel ASLR is significantly worse. From a security standpoint, it
> doesn't seem to be worth the effort. Now, there are cases on some
> architectures where a relocatable kernel would be useful, but that's a
> quite a bit different from ASLR.

IMHO the more interesting question is whether we can randomize some of the
VA layout the kernel enforces, which is far beyound simple ASLR (and


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