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SubjectRe: general protection fault in do_move_mount (2)
On Mon, Jul 1, 2019 at 5:18 PM Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jul 01, 2019 at 04:59:04PM +0200, 'Dmitry Vyukov' via syzkaller-bugs wrote:
> > >
> > > Dmitry, any idea why syzbot found such a bizarre reproducer for this?
> > > This is actually reproducible by a simple single threaded program:
> > >
> > > #include <unistd.h>
> > >
> > > #define __NR_move_mount 429
> > > #define MOVE_MOUNT_F_EMPTY_PATH 0x00000004
> > >
> > > int main()
> > > {
> > > int fds[2];
> > >
> > > pipe(fds);
> > > syscall(__NR_move_mount, fds[0], "", -1, "/", MOVE_MOUNT_F_EMPTY_PATH);
> > > }
> >
> >
> > There is no pipe in the reproducer, so it could not theoretically come
> > up with the reproducer with the pipe. During minimization syzkaller
> > only tries to remove syscalls and simplify arguments and execution
> > mode.
> > What would be the simplest reproducer expressed as further
> > minimization of this reproducer?
> > https://syzkaller.appspot.com/x/repro.syz?x=154e8c2aa00000
> > I assume one of the syscalls is still move_mount, but what is the
> > other one? If it's memfd_create, or open of the procfs file, then it
> > seems that [ab]used heavy threading and syscall colliding as way to do
> > an arbitrary mutation of the program. Per se results of
> > memfd_create/procfs are not passed to move_mount. But by abusing races
> > it probably managed to do so in small percent of cases. It would also
> > explain why it's hard to reproduce.
>
> To be clear, memfd_create() works just as well:
>
> #define _GNU_SOURCE
> #include <sys/mman.h>
> #include <unistd.h>
>
> #define __NR_move_mount 429
> #define MOVE_MOUNT_F_EMPTY_PATH 0x00000004
>
> int main()
> {
> int fd = memfd_create("foo", 0);
>
> syscall(__NR_move_mount, fd, "", -1, "/", MOVE_MOUNT_F_EMPTY_PATH);
> }
>
> I just changed it to pipe() in my example, because pipe() is less obscure.

Then I think the reason for the bizarre reproducer is what I described above.

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