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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: Fix overflow check in expand_upwards()
On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 09:34:24AM +0200, Helge Deller wrote:
>
> I see there are some architectures which define TASK_SIZE not as
> multiple of PAGE_SIZE and as 0xffffffff for which the (address >=
> TASK_SIZE) check will not trigger:
>
> arch/arm/include/asm/memory.h:#define TASK_SIZE UL(0xffffffff)
> arch/frv/include/asm/mem-layout.h:#define TASK_SIZE __UL(0xFFFFFFFFUL)
> arch/m68k/include/asm/processor.h:#define TASK_SIZE (0xFFFFFFFFUL)
> arch/blackfin/include/asm/processor.h:#define TASK_SIZE 0xFFFFFFFF
> arch/h8300/include/asm/processor.h:#define TASK_SIZE (0xFFFFFFFFUL)
> arch/xtensa/include/asm/processor.h:#define TASK_SIZE __XTENSA_UL_CONST(0xffffffff)
>
> None of those have an upwards growing stack and thus I believe we don't
> run into issues, but nevertheless the checks could probably be changed
> like this (untested patch):

That would also work. I have no preference which patch to use.

> diff --git a/mm/mmap.c b/mm/mmap.c
> index a5e3dcd..224bdc2 100644
> --- a/mm/mmap.c
> +++ b/mm/mmap.c
> @@ -2224,15 +2224,17 @@ int expand_upwards(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address)
> {
> struct mm_struct *mm = vma->vm_mm;
> struct vm_area_struct *next;
> - unsigned long gap_addr;
> + unsigned long gap_addr, max_task_size;
> int error = 0;
>
> if (!(vma->vm_flags & VM_GROWSUP))
> return -EFAULT;
>
> + max_task_size = TASK_SIZE & PAGE_MASK;
> +
> /* Guard against exceeding limits of the address space. */
> address &= PAGE_MASK;
> - if (address >= TASK_SIZE)
> + if (address >= max_task_size)
> return -ENOMEM;
> address += PAGE_SIZE;
>
> @@ -2240,8 +2242,8 @@ int expand_upwards(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address)
> gap_addr = address + stack_guard_gap;
>
> /* Guard against overflow */
> - if (gap_addr < address || gap_addr > TASK_SIZE)
> - gap_addr = TASK_SIZE;
> + if (gap_addr < address || gap_addr > max_task_size)
> + gap_addr = max_task_size;
>
> next = vma->vm_next;
> if (next && next->vm_start < gap_addr) {
>
> Helge

Jörn

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