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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 07/17] mm: slub: add kernel address sanitizer support for slub allocator
On 01/21/2015 11:51 AM, Andrey Ryabinin wrote:
> With this patch kasan will be able to catch bugs in memory allocated
> by slub.
> Initially all objects in newly allocated slab page, marked as redzone.
> Later, when allocation of slub object happens, requested by caller
> number of bytes marked as accessible, and the rest of the object
> (including slub's metadata) marked as redzone (inaccessible).
>
> We also mark object as accessible if ksize was called for this object.
> There is some places in kernel where ksize function is called to inquire
> size of really allocated area. Such callers could validly access whole
> allocated memory, so it should be marked as accessible.
>
> Code in slub.c and slab_common.c files could validly access to object's
> metadata, so instrumentation for this files are disabled.

This one doesn't apply on -next. Is there a missing commit?

Applying: mm: slub: add kernel address sanitizer support for slub allocator
fatal: sha1 information is lacking or useless (mm/slub.c).
Repository lacks necessary blobs to fall back on 3-way merge.
Cannot fall back to three-way merge.
Patch failed at 0007 mm: slub: add kernel address sanitizer support for slub allocator
When you have resolved this problem run "git am --resolved".
If you would prefer to skip this patch, instead run "git am --skip".
To restore the original branch and stop patching run "git am --abort".


Thanks,
Sasha


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