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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] pagemap: fix buffer overflow in add_page_map()
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 08:49:34AM +0800, yonghua zheng wrote:
> Update the patch according to Naoya's comment, I also run
> ./scripts/checkpatch.pl, and it passed ;D.

Reviewed-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>

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>
> From 96826b0fdf9ec6d6e16c2c595f371dbb841250f7 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Yonghua Zheng <younghua.zheng@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2013 12:12:24 +0800
> Subject: [PATCH 1/1] pagemap: fix buffer overflow in add_to_pagemap()
>
> In struc pagemapread:
>
> struct pagemapread {
> int pos, len;
> pagemap_entry_t *buffer;
> bool v2;
> };
>
> pos is number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer, but len is the size of buffer,
> it is a mistake to compare pos and len in add_to_pagemap() for checking
> buffer is full or not, and this can lead to buffer overflow and random
> kernel panic issue.
>
> Correct len to be total number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer.
>
> Signed-off-by: Yonghua Zheng <younghua.zheng@gmail.com>
>
> diff --git a/fs/proc/task_mmu.c b/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> index dbf61f6..cb98853 100644
> --- a/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> +++ b/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> @@ -1116,8 +1116,8 @@ static ssize_t pagemap_read(struct file *file,
> char __user *buf,
> goto out_task;
>
> pm.v2 = soft_dirty_cleared;
> - pm.len = PM_ENTRY_BYTES * (PAGEMAP_WALK_SIZE >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> - pm.buffer = kmalloc(pm.len, GFP_TEMPORARY);
> + pm.len = (PAGEMAP_WALK_SIZE >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> + pm.buffer = kmalloc(pm.len * PM_ENTRY_BYTES, GFP_TEMPORARY);
> ret = -ENOMEM;
> if (!pm.buffer)
> goto out_task;
> --
> 1.7.9.5
>
> On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 4:33 AM, Naoya Horiguchi
> <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 01:16:41PM +0800, yonghua zheng wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Recently we met quite a lot of random kernel panic issues after enable
> >> CONFIG_PROC_PAGE_MONITOR in kernel, after debuggint sometime we found
> >> this has something to do with following bug in pagemap:
> >>
> >> In struc pagemapread:
> >>
> >> struct pagemapread {
> >> int pos, len;
> >> pagemap_entry_t *buffer;
> >> bool v2;
> >> };
> >>
> >> pos is number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer, but len is the size of buffer,
> >> it is a mistake to compare pos and len in add_page_map() for checking
> >
> > s/add_page_map/add_to_pagemap/ ?
> >
> >> buffer is full or not, and this can lead to buffer overflow and random
> >> kernel panic issue.
> >>
> >> Correct len to be total number of PM_ENTRY_BYTES in buffer.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Yonghua Zheng <younghua.zheng@gmail.com>
> >
> > You can find coding style violation with scripts/checkpatch.pl.
> > And I think this patch is worth going into -stable trees
> > (maybe since 2.6.34.)
> >
> > The fix itself looks fine to me.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Naoya Horiguchi
> >
> >> ---
> >> fs/proc/task_mmu.c | 4 ++--
> >> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/fs/proc/task_mmu.c b/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> >> index dbf61f6..cb98853 100644
> >> --- a/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> >> +++ b/fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> >> @@ -1116,8 +1116,8 @@ static ssize_t pagemap_read(struct file *file,
> >> char __user *buf,
> >> goto out_task;
> >>
> >> pm.v2 = soft_dirty_cleared;
> >> - pm.len = PM_ENTRY_BYTES * (PAGEMAP_WALK_SIZE >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> >> - pm.buffer = kmalloc(pm.len, GFP_TEMPORARY);
> >> + pm.len = (PAGEMAP_WALK_SIZE >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> >> + pm.buffer = kmalloc(pm.len * PM_ENTRY_BYTES, GFP_TEMPORARY);
> >> ret = -ENOMEM;
> >> if (!pm.buffer)
> >> goto out_task;
> >>
> >> --
> >> 1.7.9.5
> >>
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