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SubjectRe: Oops (request_key_auth_describe) while running cve-2016-7042 from LTP
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> On 30-Aug-2019, at 2:26 PM, Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Fri, 30 Aug 2019 12:18:07 +0530 Sachin Sant wrote:
>>
>> [ 8074.351033] BUG: Kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0x00000038
>> [ 8074.351046] Faulting instruction address: 0xc0000000004ddf30
>> [ 8074.351052] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
>> [ 8074.351056] LE PAGE_SIZE=64K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2048 NUMA pSeries
>
> Add rcu gp.
>
> --- a/security/keys/request_key_auth.c
> +++ b/security/keys/request_key_auth.c
> @@ -64,12 +64,19 @@ static int request_key_auth_instantiate(
> static void request_key_auth_describe(const struct key *key,
> struct seq_file *m)
> {
> - struct request_key_auth *rka = dereference_key_rcu(key);
> + struct request_key_auth *rka;
> +
> + rcu_read_lock();
> + rka = dereference_key_rcu(key);
> + if (!rka)
> + goto out;
>

Thanks for the patch. Works for me. Test ran fine without any problems.

Tested-by: Sachin Sant <sachinp@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Thanks
-Sachin

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