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SubjectRe: [PATCH][GIT PULL] tracing: Fix compile issue for trace_sched_wakeup.c
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On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 17:42 -0400, Jason Baron wrote:

> > > this looks potentially like a separate issue from the 'hang' one - I'm wondering
> > > if this was re-produced with the same .config as the 'hang' case? I haven't been
> > > able to hit this one yet....
> >
> > Not the same config, and it's very spurious - i.e. a slightly different -tip version
> > with the same config will boot fine. (this suggests some race)
> >
> > Something very much not good with the fundamental mechanics of jump labels i'm
> > afraid. It might be corrupting some memory here, or have some window of
> > vulnerability in which an IRQ hits (or so) we will crash.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Ingo
>
> we probably should have more sanity checks in the jump label code. The
> patch below verifies the the src and target addresses are within the
> text sections, and checks that we are not jumping to target out of
> range.
>
> comments? it be nice to get these into the tree asap, so that these
> might indicate what the issue is. Only lightly tested at this point.
>
> thanks,
>

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> -Jason
>
> Add sanity checks to the jump label code. Check that the src and dest
> addresses are in the text sections, and that we aren't jump farther than
> we can reach.
>
>
> Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com>
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c b/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
> index 961b6b3..14b2180 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
> @@ -28,11 +28,17 @@ void arch_jump_label_transform(struct jump_entry *entry,
> enum jump_label_type type)
> {
> union jump_code_union code;
> + long diff;
>
> if (type == JUMP_LABEL_ENABLE) {
> code.jump = 0xe9;
> - code.offset = entry->target -
> - (entry->code + JUMP_LABEL_NOP_SIZE);
> + diff = (long)entry->target -
> + ((long)(entry->code + JUMP_LABEL_NOP_SIZE));
> + if (abs(diff) > 0x7fffffff) {
> + printk(KERN_ERR "jump label out of bounds!\n");
> + BUG();

Is there a nicer way to fail here? Can we have a:

if (WARN_ON_ONCE(abs(diff) > 0x7fffffff)
return;
?


> + }
> + code.offset = (s32)diff;
> } else
> memcpy(&code, ideal_nop5, JUMP_LABEL_NOP_SIZE);
> get_online_cpus();
> diff --git a/kernel/jump_label.c b/kernel/jump_label.c
> index 7be868b..a33b01d 100644
> --- a/kernel/jump_label.c
> +++ b/kernel/jump_label.c
> @@ -78,6 +78,28 @@ static struct jump_label_entry *get_jump_label_entry(jump_label_t key)
> return NULL;
> }
>
> +static void verify_jump_addresses(struct jump_entry *table, int nr_entries)
> +{
> + int count;
> + struct jump_entry *iter;
> +
> + count = nr_entries;
> + iter = table;
> + while (count--) {
> + if (!kernel_text_address(iter->code)) {
> + printk(KERN_ERR "jump label: invalid src addr: %lx\n",
> + (unsigned long)iter->code);
> + BUG();
> + }
> + if (!kernel_text_address(iter->target)) {
> + printk(KERN_ERR "jump label: invalid dest addr: %lx\n",
> + (unsigned long)iter->target);
> + BUG();

Same for these BUG()s.

-- Steve

> + }
> + iter++;
> + }
> +}
> +
> static struct jump_label_entry *
> add_jump_label_entry(jump_label_t key, int nr_entries, struct jump_entry *table)
> {
> @@ -85,6 +107,9 @@ add_jump_label_entry(jump_label_t key, int nr_entries, struct jump_entry *table)
> struct jump_label_entry *e;
> u32 hash;
>
> + /* first verify that the addresses are ok */
> + verify_jump_addresses(table, nr_entries);
> +
> e = get_jump_label_entry(key);
> if (e)
> return ERR_PTR(-EEXIST);
> @@ -289,6 +314,8 @@ add_jump_label_module_entry(struct jump_label_entry *entry,
> {
> struct jump_label_module_entry *e;
>
> + verify_jump_addresses(iter_begin, count);
> +
> e = kmalloc(sizeof(struct jump_label_module_entry), GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!e)
> return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);




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