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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] kprobes: unpoison stack in jprobe_return() for KASAN
On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 3:08 PM, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 01:54:30PM +0200, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
>> KASAN stack instrumentation poisons stack redzones on function entry
>> and unpoisons them on function exit. If a function exits abnormally
>> (e.g. with a longjmp like jprobe_return()), stack redzones are left
>> poisoned. Later this leads to random KASAN false reports.
>>
>> Unpoison stack redzones in the frames we are going to jump over
>> before doing actual longjmp in jprobe_return().
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>
>> Reviewed-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
>
> ... judging by the kbuild test robot I spoke too soon, and should have
> been more thorough. :/
>
>> +/*
>> + * Clear all poison for the region between the current SP and a provided
>> + * watermark value, as is sometimes required prior to hand-crafted asm function
>> + * returns in the middle of functions.
>> + */
>> +void kasan_unpoison_stack_above_sp_to(const void *watermark)
>> +{
>> + const void *sp = (void *)current_stack_pointer();
>
> Aargh; it seems current_stack_pointer() is only function-like on some
> arches, and not on others (arm64 included). I should have known better;
> sorry for the bad suggestion.
>
> I'm not overjoyed about taking the address of a stack variable to
> implement this ourselves. Can we use __builtin_frame_address(0) instead?
> Or are there cases where that won't work on x86?

Mailed v5 with __builtin_frame_address(0).
Built mm/kasan/kasan.o for arm64.

I see that __builtin_frame_address(0) is used on several arches
including x86 and arm64.
So I hope we are good here.


>
>> + size_t size = watermark - sp;
>> +
>> + if (WARN_ON(sp > watermark))
>> + return;
>
> ... not a new problem, but we should also include <linux/bug.h> for
> WARN_ON().

Done

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