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SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip v8 08/26] kprobes/x86: Call exception handlers directly from do_int3/do_debug
(2014/03/22 10:05), Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:59:39 +0900
> Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com> wrote:
>
>> To avoid a kernel crash by probing on lockdep code, call
>> kprobe_int3_handler and kprobe_debug_handler directly
>> from do_int3 and do_debug. Since there is a locking code
>> in notify_die, lockdep code can be invoked. And because
>> the lockdep involves printk() related things, theoretically,
>> we need to prohibit probing on much more code...
>>
>> Anyway, most of the int3 handlers in the kernel are already
>> called from do_int3 directly, e.g. ftrace_int3_handler,
>> poke_int3_handler, kgdb_ll_trap. Actually only
>> kprobe_exceptions_notify is on the notifier_call_chain.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
>> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
>> Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
>> Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com>
>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>> Cc: Seiji Aguchi <seiji.aguchi@hds.com>
>> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/kprobes.h | 2 ++
>> arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c | 24 +++---------------------
>> arch/x86/kernel/traps.c | 10 ++++++++++
>> 3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/kprobes.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/kprobes.h
>> index 9454c16..53cdfb2 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/kprobes.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/kprobes.h
>> @@ -116,4 +116,6 @@ struct kprobe_ctlblk {
>> extern int kprobe_fault_handler(struct pt_regs *regs, int trapnr);
>> extern int kprobe_exceptions_notify(struct notifier_block *self,
>> unsigned long val, void *data);
>> +extern int kprobe_int3_handler(struct pt_regs *regs);
>> +extern int kprobe_debug_handler(struct pt_regs *regs);
>> #endif /* _ASM_X86_KPROBES_H */
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
>> index 4708d6e..566958e 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c
>> @@ -559,7 +559,7 @@ reenter_kprobe(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs, struct kprobe_ctlblk *kcb
>> * Interrupts are disabled on entry as trap3 is an interrupt gate and they
>> * remain disabled throughout this function.
>> */
>> -static int __kprobes kprobe_handler(struct pt_regs *regs)
>> +int __kprobes kprobe_int3_handler(struct pt_regs *regs)
>> {
>> kprobe_opcode_t *addr;
>> struct kprobe *p;
>> @@ -857,7 +857,7 @@ no_change:
>> * Interrupts are disabled on entry as trap1 is an interrupt gate and they
>> * remain disabled throughout this function.
>> */
>> -static int __kprobes post_kprobe_handler(struct pt_regs *regs)
>> +int __kprobes kprobe_debug_handler(struct pt_regs *regs)
>> {
>> struct kprobe *cur = kprobe_running();
>> struct kprobe_ctlblk *kcb = get_kprobe_ctlblk();
>> @@ -960,22 +960,7 @@ kprobe_exceptions_notify(struct notifier_block *self, unsigned long val, void *d
>> if (args->regs && user_mode_vm(args->regs))
>> return ret;
>>
>> - switch (val) {
>> - case DIE_INT3:
>> - if (kprobe_handler(args->regs))
>> - ret = NOTIFY_STOP;
>> - break;
>> - case DIE_DEBUG:
>> - if (post_kprobe_handler(args->regs)) {
>> - /*
>> - * Reset the BS bit in dr6 (pointed by args->err) to
>> - * denote completion of processing
>> - */
>> - (*(unsigned long *)ERR_PTR(args->err)) &= ~DR_STEP;
>> - ret = NOTIFY_STOP;
>> - }
>
> The DIE_DEBUG case is removed but not added anyplace else. The change
> log doesn't say why this was removed.

As you can see the above hunk, post_kprobe_handler() is now renamed
as kprobe_debug_handler() which is called from do_debug() directly.

What I meant in the patch comment;

>> To avoid a kernel crash by probing on lockdep code, call
>> kprobe_int3_handler and kprobe_debug_handler directly
>> from do_int3 and do_debug.

was actually pointing that change...

Thank you,

--
Masami HIRAMATSU
IT Management Research Dept. Linux Technology Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
E-mail: masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com




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