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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Fix: arm: kprobes: optimized kprobes illegal instruction
On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 9:52 PM Mathieu Desnoyers
<mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com> wrote:
>
> commit e46daee53bb5 "ARM: 8806/1: kprobes: Fix false positive with FORTIFY_SOURCE"
> introduced a regression in optimized kprobes. It triggers "invalid
> instruction" oopses when using kprobes instrumentation through lttng and
> perf. This commit was introduced in kernel v4.20, and has been backported
> to stable kernels 4.19 and 4.14.
>
> This crash was also reported by Hongzhi Song on the redhat bugzilla
> where the patch was originally introduced.

Ew, yes. Thanks for catching this.

Fixes: e46daee53bb5 ("ARM: 8806/1: kprobes: Fix false positive with
FORTIFY_SOURCE")
Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Can you send this to the ARM patch tracker, please?

-Kees

>
> Link: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1639397
> Link: https://bugs.lttng.org/issues/1174
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/342740659.2887.1549307721609.JavaMail.zimbra@efficios.com
> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
> Reported-by: Robert Berger <Robert.Berger@ReliableEmbeddedSystems.com>
> Tested-by: Robert Berger <Robert.Berger@ReliableEmbeddedSystems.com>
> CC: Robert Berger <Robert.Berger@ReliableEmbeddedSystems.com>
> CC: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> CC: William Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com>
> CC: Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com>
> CC: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> CC: Russell King <rmk+kernel@armlinux.org.uk>
> CC: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v4.14+
> ---
> arch/arm/probes/kprobes/opt-arm.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/probes/kprobes/opt-arm.c b/arch/arm/probes/kprobes/opt-arm.c
> index 2c118a6ab358..0dc23fc227ed 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/probes/kprobes/opt-arm.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/probes/kprobes/opt-arm.c
> @@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ int arch_prepare_optimized_kprobe(struct optimized_kprobe *op, struct kprobe *or
> }
>
> /* Copy arch-dep-instance from template. */
> - memcpy(code, (unsigned char *)optprobe_template_entry,
> + memcpy(code, (unsigned long *)&optprobe_template_entry,
> TMPL_END_IDX * sizeof(kprobe_opcode_t));
>
> /* Adjust buffer according to instruction. */
> --
> 2.11.0
>


--
Kees Cook

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