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SubjectRe: [v2] ppc64/kprobe: Fix oops when kprobed on 'stdu' instruction
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On Tue, 2017-04-11 at 05:08:13 UTC, Ravi Bangoria wrote:
> If we set a kprobe on a 'stdu' instruction on powerpc64, we see a kernel
> OOPS:
>
> [ 1275.165932] Bad kernel stack pointer cd93c840 at c000000000009868
> [ 1275.166378] Oops: Bad kernel stack pointer, sig: 6 [#1]
> ...
> GPR00: c000001fcd93cb30 00000000cd93c840 c0000000015c5e00 00000000cd93c840
> ...
> [ 1275.178305] NIP [c000000000009868] resume_kernel+0x2c/0x58
> [ 1275.178594] LR [c000000000006208] program_check_common+0x108/0x180
>
> Basically, on 64 bit system, when user probes on 'stdu' instruction,
> kernel does not emulate actual store in emulate_step itself because it
> may corrupt exception frame. So kernel does actual store operation in
> exception return code i.e. resume_kernel().
>
> resume_kernel() loads the saved stack pointer from memory using lwz,
> effectively loading a corrupt (32bit) address, causing the kernel crash.
>
> Fix this by loading the 64bit value instead.
>
> Fixes: be96f63375a1 ("powerpc: Split out instruction analysis part of emulate_step()")
> Signed-off-by: Ravi Bangoria <ravi.bangoria@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Naveen N. Rao <naveen.n.rao@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Applied to powerpc fixes, thanks.

https://git.kernel.org/powerpc/c/9e1ba4f27f018742a1aa95d11e3510

cheers

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