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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] proc/kcore: fix invalid memory access in multi-page read optimization
On Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 12:38:22AM +0200, Dominique Martinet wrote:
> The 'm' kcore_list item could point to kclist_head, and it is incorrect to
> look at m->addr / m->size in this case.
> There is no choice but to run through the list of entries for every address
> if we did not find any entry in the previous iteration
>
> Reset 'm' to NULL in that case at Omar Sandoval's suggestion.
>
> Fixes: bf991c2231117 ("proc/kcore: optimize multiple page reads")

Reviewed-by: Omar Sandoval <osandov@fb.com>

Thanks again for catching this!

> Signed-off-by: Dominique Martinet <asmadeus@codewreck.org>
> ---
>
> Sorry, resent v2 because From didn't match sob tag
>
> fs/proc/kcore.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/proc/kcore.c b/fs/proc/kcore.c
> index ad72261ee3fe..578926032880 100644
> --- a/fs/proc/kcore.c
> +++ b/fs/proc/kcore.c
> @@ -464,6 +464,7 @@ read_kcore(struct file *file, char __user *buffer, size_t buflen, loff_t *fpos)
> ret = -EFAULT;
> goto out;
> }
> + m = NULL;
> } else if (m->type == KCORE_VMALLOC) {
> vread(buf, (char *)start, tsz);
> /* we have to zero-fill user buffer even if no read */
> --
> 2.17.1
>

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