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SubjectRe: [lockdep] b09be676e0 BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 000001f2
On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 09:31:47AM -0500, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 10:06:34PM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> > Hi Byungchul,
> >
> > This patch triggers a NULL-dereference bug at update_stack_state().
> > Although its parent commit also has a NULL-dereference bug, however
> > the call stack looks rather different. Both dmesg files are attached.
> >
> > It also triggers this warning, which is being discussed in another
> > thread, so CC Josh. The full dmesg attached, too.
> >
> > Please press Enter to activate this console.
> > [ 138.605622] WARNING: kernel stack regs at be299c9a in procd:340 has bad 'bp' value 000001be
> > [ 138.605627] unwind stack type:0 next_sp: (null) mask:0x2 graph_idx:0
> > [ 138.605631] be299c9a: 299ceb00 (0x299ceb00)
> > [ 138.605633] be299c9e: 2281f1be (0x2281f1be)
> > [ 138.605634] be299ca2: 299cebb6 (0x299cebb6)
>
> I suspect the bug is in:
>
> ce07a9415f26 ("locking/lockdep: Make check_prev_add() able to handle external stack_trace")
>
> It converts the stack-allocated stack_trace struct from static to
> non-static, yet still adds it to a list. Does this fix it?

Actually, I spoke too soon. It's not actually adding the pointer to the
list, it's copying its contents. So never mind...

--
Josh

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