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SubjectRe: fs: use-after-free in path_lookupat
On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Al Viro <> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 05, 2017 at 05:14:23PM +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 4:57 PM, Al Viro <> wrote:
>> > On Sun, Mar 05, 2017 at 12:37:13PM +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
>> >
>> >> I am pretty sure it is that one.
>> >> I don't think I ever used name_to_handle_at syscall in my life and I
>> >> definitely didn't make it lookup a memfd :)
>> >
>> > So what does it normally return? On the runs where we do not hit that
>> > use-after-free, that is.
>> >
>> > What gets triggered there is nd->path.dentry pointing to already freed
>> > dentry. We are in RCU mode, so we are not pinning the dentry and it
>> > might have reached dentry_free(). However, anything with DCACHE_RCUACCESS
>> > set would have freeing RCU-delayed, making that impossible.
>> >
>> > memfd stuff does *not* have DCACHE_RCUACCESS, which would've made it
>> > plausible, but... there we really should've been stopped cold by
>> > the d_can_lookup() check - that is done while we are still holding
>> > a reference to struct file, which should've prevented freeing and
>> > reuse. So at the time of that check we have dentry still not reused
>> > by anything, and d_can_lookup() should've failed.
>> >
>> > There is a race that could bugger the things up in that area, but it needs
>> > empty name, so this one is something else...
>> You can see from the log above that s always empty somehow, so the
>> d_can_lookup check is simply not done. I have not looked at the code,
>> but it's not racy, so should follow from the arguments passed to
>> name_to_handle_at.
> Umm... name_to_handle_at() in your log:
> name_to_handle_at(r4, &(0x7f0000003000-0x6)="2e2f62757300", &(0x7f0000003000-0xd)={0xc, 0x0, "cd21"}, &(0x7f0000002000)=0x0, 0x1000)
> and unless I'm misreading what you are printing there, you have "./bus0"
> passed as the second argument. Right? That's pretty much why I asked about
> other possible calls triggering it...
> If you are somehow getting there with empty name and if there's another
> thread closing these memfd descriptors, I understand what's going on there.
> It's how we are getting that empty name on your syscall arguments that
> looks very odd...

Added more debug output.

name_to_handle_at(r4, &(0x7f0000003000-0x6)="2e2f62757300",
&(0x7f0000003000-0xd)={0xc, 0x0, "cd21"}, &(0x7f0000002000)=0x0,

actually passes name="" because of the overlapping addresses. Flags
contain AT_EMPTY_PATH.

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