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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] exec: don't force_sigsegv processes with a pending fatal signal
On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 18:53:08 -0800 Ivan Delalande <colona@arista.com> wrote:

> We were seeing unexplained segfaults in coreutils processes and other
> basic utilities on systems with print-fatal-signals enabled:
>
> [ 311.001986] potentially unexpected fatal signal 11.
> [ 311.001993] CPU: 3 PID: 4565 Comm: tail Tainted: P O 4.9.100.Ar-8497547.eostrunkkernel49 #1
> [ 311.001995] task: ffff88021431b400 task.stack: ffffc90004cec000
> [ 311.001997] RIP: 0023:[<00000000f7722c09>] [<00000000f7722c09>] 0xf7722c09
> [ 311.002003] RSP: 002b:00000000ffcc8aa4 EFLAGS: 00000296
> [ 311.002004] RAX: fffffffffffffff2 RBX: 0000000057efc530 RCX: 0000000057efdb68
> [ 311.002006] RDX: 0000000057effb60 RSI: 0000000057efdb68 RDI: 00000000f768f000
> [ 311.002007] RBP: 0000000057efc530 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
> [ 311.002008] R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: 0000000000000000
> [ 311.002009] R13: 0000000000000000 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000
> [ 311.002011] FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff88021e980000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
> [ 311.002013] CS: 0010 DS: 002b ES: 002b CR0: 0000000080050033
> [ 311.002014] CR2: 00000000f77bf097 CR3: 0000000150f6f000 CR4: 00000000000406f0
>
> We tracked these crashes down to binfmt_elf failing to load segments
> for ld.so inside the kernel. Digging further, the actual problem
> seems to occur when a process gets sigkilled while it is still being
> loaded by the kernel. In our case when _do_page_fault goes for a retry
> it will return early as it first checks for fatal_signal_pending(), so
> load_elf_interp also returns with error and as a result
> search_binary_handler will force_sigsegv() which is pretty confusing as
> nothing actually failed here.
>
>
> v2: add a message when load_binary fails, add a check for fatal signals
> in signal_delivered (avoiding a single check in force_sigsegv as other
> architectures use it directly and may have different expectations).
>
> Thanks to Dmitry Safonov and Oleg Nesterov for their comments and
> suggestions.
>
> ...
>
> --- a/fs/exec.c
> +++ b/fs/exec.c
> @@ -1660,7 +1660,12 @@ int search_binary_handler(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> if (retval < 0 && !bprm->mm) {
> /* we got to flush_old_exec() and failed after it */
> read_unlock(&binfmt_lock);
> - force_sigsegv(SIGSEGV, current);
> + if (!fatal_signal_pending(current)) {
> + if (print_fatal_signals)
> + pr_info("load_binary() failed: %d\n",
> + retval);

Should we be using print_fatal_signal() here?

> + force_sigsegv(SIGSEGV, current);
> + }
> return retval;
> }
> if (retval != -ENOEXEC || !bprm->file) {
> diff --git a/kernel/signal.c b/kernel/signal.c
> index e1d7ad8e6ab1..674076e63624 100644
> --- a/kernel/signal.c
> +++ b/kernel/signal.c
> @@ -2552,10 +2552,10 @@ static void signal_delivered(struct ksignal *ksig, int stepping)
>
> void signal_setup_done(int failed, struct ksignal *ksig, int stepping)
> {
> - if (failed)
> - force_sigsegv(ksig->sig, current);
> - else
> + if (!failed)
> signal_delivered(ksig, stepping);
> + else if (!fatal_signal_pending(current))
> + force_sigsegv(ksig->sig, current);
> }

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