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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 3/3] mm/mempolicy: add nodes_empty check in SYSC_migrate_pages
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On 2017/11/28 10:03, Yisheng Xie wrote:
> Hi Vlastimil,
>
> Thanks for your comment!
> On 2017/11/28 1:25, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
>> On 11/17/2017 02:37 AM, Yisheng Xie wrote:
>>> As manpage of migrate_pages, the errno should be set to EINVAL when
>>> none of the node IDs specified by new_nodes are on-line and allowed
>>> by the process's current cpuset context, or none of the specified
>>> nodes contain memory. However, when test by following case:
>>>
>>> new_nodes = 0;
>>> old_nodes = 0xf;
>>> ret = migrate_pages(pid, old_nodes, new_nodes, MAX);
>>>
>>> The ret will be 0 and no errno is set. As the new_nodes is empty,
>>> we should expect EINVAL as documented.
>>>
>>> To fix the case like above, this patch check whether target nodes
>>> AND current task_nodes is empty, and then check whether AND
>>> node_states[N_MEMORY] is empty.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Yisheng Xie <xieyisheng1@huawei.com>
>>> ---
>>> mm/mempolicy.c | 10 +++++++---
>>> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/mm/mempolicy.c b/mm/mempolicy.c
>>> index 65df28d..f604b22 100644
>>> --- a/mm/mempolicy.c
>>> +++ b/mm/mempolicy.c
>>> @@ -1433,10 +1433,14 @@ static int copy_nodes_to_user(unsigned long __user *mask, unsigned long maxnode,
>>> goto out_put;
>>> }
>>
>> Let me add the whole preceding that ends on the lines above:
>>
>> task_nodes = cpuset_mems_allowed(task);
>> /* Is the user allowed to access the target nodes? */
>> if (!nodes_subset(*new, task_nodes) && !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE)) {
>> err = -EPERM;
>> goto out_put;
>> }
>>
>>>
>>> - if (!nodes_subset(*new, node_states[N_MEMORY])) {
>>> - err = -EINVAL;
>>> + task_nodes = cpuset_mems_allowed(current);
>>> + nodes_and(*new, *new, task_nodes);
>>> + if (nodes_empty(*new))
>>> + goto out_put;
>>
>> So if we have CAP_SYS_NICE, we pass (or rather skip) the EPERM check
>> above, but the current cpuset restriction still applies regardless. This
>> doesn't make sense to me? If I get Christoph right in the v2 discussion,
>> then CAP_SYS_NICE should not allow current cpuset escape.
> hmm, maybe I do not get what you mean, the patch seems do not *escape* the
> current cpuset? if CAP_SYS_NICE it also check current cpuset, right?
>
>> In that case,
>> we should remove the CAP_SYS_NICE check from the EPERM check? Also
>> should it be a subset check, or a non-empty-intersection check?
>
> So you mean:
> 1. we should remove the EPERM check above?
> 2. Not sure we should use subset check, or a non-empty-intersection for current cpuset?
> (Please let me know, if have other points.)
>
> For 1: I have checked the manpage of capabilities[1]:
> CAP_SYS_NICE
> [...]
> *apply migrate_pages(2) to arbitrary processes* and allow
> processes to be migrated to arbitrary nodes;
>
> apply move_pages(2) to arbitrary processes;
> [...]
>
> Therefore, IMO, EPERM check should be something like:
> if (currtent->mm != task->mm && !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE)) { // or if (currtent != task && !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE)) ?
> err = -EPERM;
> goto out_put;
> }
> And I kept it as unchanged to follow the original code's meaning.(For move_pages
> also use the the logical to check EPERM). I also did not want to break the existing code. :)

Please forget about move_pages part, it has different logical, I am just confused.
Sorry about that. Anyway, I means we should do some check about EPERM, maybe not
as original code, but can not just remove it.

>
> For 2: we should follow the manpage of migrate_pages about EINVAL, as your listed in
> the former discussion:
> EINVAL... Or, _none_ of the node IDs specified by new_nodes are
> on-line and allowed by the process's current cpuset context, or none of
> the specified nodes contain memory.
>
> So a non-empty-intersection check for current cpuset should be enough, right?
> And Christoph seems do _not oppose_ this point. (I not sure whether he is *agree* or not).
>
> [1] http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/capabilities.7.html
>>
>> Note there's still a danger that we are breaking existing code so this
>> will have to be reverted in any case...
>
> I am not oppose if you want to revert this patch, but we should find a
> correct way to fix the case above, right? Maybe anther version or a fix to fold?
>
> Thanks
> Yisheng Xie
>>
>>> +
>>> + nodes_and(*new, *new, node_states[N_MEMORY]);
>>> + if (nodes_empty(*new))
>>> goto out_put;
>>> - }
>>>
>>> err = security_task_movememory(task);
>>> if (err)
>>>
>>
>>
>> .
>>
>
>
> .
>

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