[release-branch.go1.16] misc/wasm, cmd/link: do not let command line args overwrite global data

On Wasm, wasm_exec.js puts command line arguments at the beginning
of the linear memory (following the "zero page"). Currently there
is no limit for this, and a very long command line can overwrite
the program's data section. Prevent this by limiting the command
line to 4096 bytes, and in the linker ensuring the data section
starts at a high enough address (8192).

(Arguably our address assignment on Wasm is a bit confusing. This
is the minimum fix I can come up with.)

Thanks to Ben Lubar for reporting this issue.

Change by Cherry Mui <cherryyz@google.com>.

For #48797
Fixes #48799
Fixes CVE-2021-38297

Change-Id: I0f50fbb2a5b6d0d047e3c134a88988d9133e4ab3
Reviewed-on: https://team-review.git.corp.google.com/c/golang/go-private/+/1205933
Reviewed-by: Roland Shoemaker <bracewell@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Than McIntosh <thanm@google.com>
Reviewed-on: https://go-review.googlesource.com/c/go/+/354591
Trust: Michael Knyszek <mknyszek@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Heschi Kreinick <heschi@google.com>
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