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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: scm: Fix a possible sleep-in-atomic-context bug in scm_fp_copy()
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Thanks for your reply.


On 2018/9/3 7:01, David Miller wrote:
> From: Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2018 18:00:26 +0800
>
>> The kernel module may sleep with holding a spinlock.
>>
>> The function call paths (from bottom to top) in Linux-4.16 are:
>>
>> [FUNC] kmalloc(GFP_KERNEL)
>> net/core/scm.c, 85: kmalloc in scm_fp_copy
>> net/core/scm.c, 161: scm_fp_copy in __scm_send
>> ./include/net/scm.h, 88: __scm_send in scm_send
>> net/unix/af_unix.c, 1600: scm_send in maybe_init_creds
>> net/unix/af_unix.c, 1983: maybe_init_creds in unix_stream_sendpage
>> net/unix/af_unix.c, 1973: spin_lock in unix_stream_sendpage
> Please, do a full analysis of the code for these changes you are
> submitting.
>
> Read maybe_init_creds(), it sets msg.msg_controllen to zero.
>
> struct msghdr msg = { .msg_controllen = 0 };
>
> When that is zero, __scm__send() is never called.

Oh, I did not notice this, sorry...

> static __inline__ int scm_send(struct socket *sock, struct msghdr *msg,
> struct scm_cookie *scm, bool forcecreds)
> {
> ...
> if (msg->msg_controllen <= 0)
> return 0;
> return __scm_send(sock, msg, scm);
>
> If this bug existed, sleeping in atomic warnings would be triggering
> all the time and people would report that.

Sorry for this false positive.
I will check the code more carefully before submitting my patches.


Best wishes,
Jia-Ju Bai

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