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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 40/57] kvm: properly check debugfs dentry before using it
On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 06:43:50AM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 09:28:33PM -0400, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>>
>> [ Upstream commit 8ed0579c12b2fe56a1fac2f712f58fc26c1dc49b ]
>>
>> debugfs can now report an error code if something went wrong instead of
>> just NULL. So if the return value is to be used as a "real" dentry, it
>> needs to be checked if it is an error before dereferencing it.
>>
>> This is now happening because of ff9fb72bc077 ("debugfs: return error
>> values, not NULL"). syzbot has found a way to trigger multiple debugfs
>> files attempting to be created, which fails, and then the error code
>> gets passed to dentry_path_raw() which obviously does not like it.
>>
>> Reported-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
>> Reported-and-tested-by: syzbot+7857962b4d45e602b8ad@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
>> Cc: "Radim Krčmář" <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
>> Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org
>> Acked-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
>> ---
>> virt/kvm/kvm_main.c | 2 +-
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
>> index c436d95fd7aa..fb74f994cb63 100644
>> --- a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
>> +++ b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
>> @@ -3912,7 +3912,7 @@ static void kvm_uevent_notify_change(unsigned int type, struct kvm *kvm)
>> }
>> add_uevent_var(env, "PID=%d", kvm->userspace_pid);
>>
>> - if (kvm->debugfs_dentry) {
>> + if (!IS_ERR_OR_NULL(kvm->debugfs_dentry)) {
>> char *tmp, *p = kmalloc(PATH_MAX, GFP_KERNEL);
>>
>> if (p) {
>> --
>> 2.19.1
>>
>
>Same thing here, this was a 5.0-only thing, no need for it to be
>backported, please drop it from all trees.

Dropped, thanks!

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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