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SubjectRe: 4.14 "uio: Prevent device destruction while fds are open"
On Wed, Feb 06, 2019 at 11:27:27AM +0000, Rantala, Tommi T. (Nokia - FI/Espoo) wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I hit use-after-free issues in UIO in 4.14.x, and discovered that it's
> already fixed in later kernel versions:
>
> commit a93e7b331568227500186a465fee3c2cb5dffd1f
> Author: Hamish Martin <hamish.martin@alliedtelesis.co.nz>
> Date: Mon May 14 13:32:23 2018 +1200
>
> uio: Prevent device destruction while fds are open
>
> Can we have this in 4.14.y?
> (good idea to older LTS kernels too)
> I picked and tested the following commits in 4.14.x:
>
>
> # Temporarily revert "uio: Fix an Oops on load",
> # to avoid merge conflict later with "uio: use
> # request_threaded_irq instead"
> git revert f6a6ae4e0f345aa481535bfe2046cd33f4dc37b8
>
> # "uio: Reduce return paths from uio_write()"
> git cherry-pick 81daa406c2cc97d85eef9409400404efc2a3f756
>
> # "uio: Prevent device destruction while fds are open"
> # Also amend this, change __poll_t to plain unsigned int,
> # the former not found in 4.14.
> git cherry-pick a93e7b331568227500186a465fee3c2cb5dffd1f
> sed -i "s/__poll_t/unsigned int/" drivers/uio/uio.c
> git commit --amend drivers/uio/uio.c
>
> # "uio: use request_threaded_irq instead"
> git cherry-pick 9421e45f5ff3d558cf8b75a8cc0824530caf3453
>
> # "uio: change to use the mutex lock instead of the spin lock"
> # Resolve conflict due to __poll_t in patch context.
> git cherry-pick 543af5861f41af0a5d2432f6fb5976af50f9cee5
> sed -i -e '/<<<<<<</,/=======/d' -e '/>>>>>>>/d' \
> -e 's/__poll_t/unsigned int/' drivers/uio/uio.c
> git add drivers/uio/uio.c
> git cherry-pick --continue
>
> # uio: fix crash after the device is unregistered
> git cherry-pick 57c5f4df0a5a0ee83df799991251e2ee93a5e4e9
>
> # uio: fix wrong return value from uio_mmap()
> git cherry-pick e7de2590f18a272e63732b9d519250d1b522b2c4
>
> # uio: fix possible circular locking dependency
> git cherry-pick b34e9a15b37b8ddbf06a4da142b0c39c74211eb4
>
> # Revert "uio: use request_threaded_irq instead"
> git cherry-pick 3d27c4de8d4fb2d4099ff324671792aa2578c6f9
>
> # re-apply: uio: Fix an Oops on load
> git cherry-pick 432798195bbce1f8cd33d1c0284d0538835e25fb

That's a lot of work for me here, can you just send the patches properly
backported as a series so that I can apply them that way to ensure that
I got this all correct?

thanks,

greg k-h

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