Patchwork multiboot: Prevent loading of x86_64 images

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Submitter Adam Lackorzynski
Date Sept. 2, 2010, 8:28 p.m.
Message ID <20100902202857.GB23301@os.inf.tu-dresden.de>
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Permalink /patch/63544/
State New
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Adam Lackorzynski - Sept. 2, 2010, 8:28 p.m.
A via -kernel supplied x86_64 ELF image is being started in 32bit mode.
Detect and exit if a 64bit image has been supplied.

Signed-off-by: Adam Lackorzynski <adam@os.inf.tu-dresden.de>
Acked-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>
---
 hw/multiboot.c |    6 ++++++
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/hw/multiboot.c b/hw/multiboot.c
index dc980e6..e9dcbc9 100644
--- a/hw/multiboot.c
+++ b/hw/multiboot.c
@@ -171,6 +171,12 @@  int load_multiboot(void *fw_cfg,
         uint64_t elf_low, elf_high;
         int kernel_size;
         fclose(f);
+
+        if (((struct elf64_hdr*)header)->e_machine == EM_X86_64) {
+            fprintf(stderr, "Cannot load x86-64 image, give a 32bit one.\n");
+            exit(1);
+        }
+
         kernel_size = load_elf(kernel_filename, NULL, NULL, &elf_entry,
                                &elf_low, &elf_high, 0, ELF_MACHINE, 0);
         if (kernel_size < 0) {