[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3 v2] configure: Support for HEASLR on mingw targets

Alex Smith alex.smith at warpsharp.info
Sat Sep 26 08:43:23 CEST 2015

From: Alex Smith <alex.smith at warpsharp.info>

The appropriate flag for HEASLR (--high-entropy-va) was added in
binutils 2.25.

Also set the image base >4GB so higher entropy gets applied to image
base randomization when used with HEASLR (8 -> 17 bits of
randomization).  Windows does this for compatibility because of "latent
pointer truncation issues".

Signed-off-by: Alex Smith <alex.smith at warpsharp.info>
 configure | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/configure b/configure
index f6bc622..0a4b4ed 100755
--- a/configure
+++ b/configure
@@ -4401,6 +4401,10 @@ case $target_os in
             add_ldexeflags -Wl,--pic-executable,-e,_mainCRTStartup
         elif enabled x86_64; then
             add_ldexeflags -Wl,--pic-executable,-e,mainCRTStartup
+            check_ldflags -Wl,--high-entropy-va # binutils 2.25
+            # Set image base >4GB for extra entropy with HEASLR
+            add_ldexeflags -Wl,--image-base,0x140000000
+            append SHFLAGS -Wl,--image-base,0x180000000

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list