lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Dec]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: possible deadlock in seq_read
On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:06 PM, Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 03:29:01AM -0800, syzbot wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> syzkaller hit the following crash on
>> df8ba95c572a187ed2aa7403e97a7a7f58c01f00
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/master
>> compiler: gcc (GCC) 7.1.1 20170620
>> .config is attached
>> Raw console output is attached.
>>
>> Unfortunately, I don't have any reproducer for this bug yet.
>>
>>
>>
>> ======================================================
>> WARNING: possible circular locking dependency detected
>> 4.15.0-rc1+ #202 Not tainted
>> ------------------------------------------------------
>> syz-executor4/26476 is trying to acquire lock:
>> (&p->lock){+.+.}, at: [<0000000040185b66>] seq_read+0xd5/0x13d0
>> fs/seq_file.c:165
>>
>> but task is already holding lock:
>> (&pipe->mutex/1){+.+.}, at: [<00000000c644bcdc>] pipe_lock_nested
>> fs/pipe.c:67 [inline]
>> (&pipe->mutex/1){+.+.}, at: [<00000000c644bcdc>]
>> pipe_lock+0x56/0x70 fs/pipe.c:75
>>
>> which lock already depends on the new lock.
>>
>>
>> the existing dependency chain (in reverse order) is:
>>
>> -> #2 (&pipe->mutex/1){+.+.}:
>> lock_acquire+0x1d5/0x580 kernel/locking/lockdep.c:4004
>> __mutex_lock_common kernel/locking/mutex.c:756 [inline]
>> __mutex_lock+0x16f/0x1a80 kernel/locking/mutex.c:893
>> mutex_lock_nested+0x16/0x20 kernel/locking/mutex.c:908
>> __pipe_lock fs/pipe.c:88 [inline]
>> fifo_open+0x15c/0xa40 fs/pipe.c:916
>> do_dentry_open+0x682/0xd70 fs/open.c:752
>> vfs_open+0x107/0x230 fs/open.c:866
>> do_last fs/namei.c:3379 [inline]
>> path_openat+0x1157/0x3530 fs/namei.c:3519
>> do_filp_open+0x25b/0x3b0 fs/namei.c:3554
>> do_open_execat+0x1b9/0x5c0 fs/exec.c:849
>> do_execveat_common.isra.30+0x90c/0x23c0 fs/exec.c:1741
>> do_execveat fs/exec.c:1859 [inline]
>> SYSC_execveat fs/exec.c:1940 [inline]
>> SyS_execveat+0x4f/0x60 fs/exec.c:1932
>> do_syscall_64+0x26c/0x920 arch/x86/entry/common.c:285
>> return_from_SYSCALL_64+0x0/0x75
>>
>> -> #1 (&sig->cred_guard_mutex){+.+.}:
>> lock_acquire+0x1d5/0x580 kernel/locking/lockdep.c:4004
>> __mutex_lock_common kernel/locking/mutex.c:756 [inline]
>> __mutex_lock+0x16f/0x1a80 kernel/locking/mutex.c:893
>> mutex_lock_killable_nested+0x16/0x20 kernel/locking/mutex.c:923
>> do_io_accounting+0x1c2/0xf50 fs/proc/base.c:2682
>> proc_tid_io_accounting+0x1f/0x30 fs/proc/base.c:2725
>> proc_single_show+0xf8/0x170 fs/proc/base.c:744
>> seq_read+0x385/0x13d0 fs/seq_file.c:234
>> __vfs_read+0xef/0xa00 fs/read_write.c:411
>> vfs_read+0x124/0x360 fs/read_write.c:447
>> SYSC_read fs/read_write.c:573 [inline]
>> SyS_read+0xef/0x220 fs/read_write.c:566
>> entry_SYSCALL_64_fastpath+0x1f/0x96
>>
>
> So the problem with all these deadlocks involving pipe->mutex and
> sig->cred_guard_mutex is that execve() ranks pipe->mutex below
> sig->cred_guard_mutex when it tries to open a fifo, whereas reading or writing
> some of the /proc files result in ->cred_guard_mutex being taken which may be
> underneath pipe->mutex from splice(). Here's a program which causes an actual
> deadlock using this bug (in addition to reproducing the lockdep report):
>
> #define _GNU_SOURCE
> #include <fcntl.h>
> #include <pthread.h>
> #include <sys/stat.h>
> #include <unistd.h>
>
> static void *exec_thread(void *_arg)
> {
> for (;;)
> execl("fifo", "fifo", NULL);
> }
>
> int main()
> {
> int readend, writeend;
> int syscallfd;
> pthread_t t;
>
> mknod("fifo", 0777|S_IFIFO, 0);
> readend = open("fifo", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK);
> writeend = open("fifo", O_WRONLY);
> syscallfd = open("/proc/self/syscall", O_RDONLY);
>
> pthread_create(&t, NULL, exec_thread, NULL);
>
> for (;;) {
> char buffer[16];
> loff_t off_in = 0;
> splice(syscallfd, &off_in, writeend, NULL, 16, 0);
> read(readend, buffer, 16);
> }
> }
>
> I'm not sure what the fix will be. Maybe the proc handlers should take a
> different lock instead of cred_guard_mutex. Or perhaps execve should check that
> the file is a regular file before it attempts to open it.


up

still happens and this is one of top crashers with 20K crashes

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-12-27 19:31    [W:0.022 / U:3.008 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site