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authorWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>2017-09-29 11:29:55 +0100
committerCatalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>2017-09-29 16:46:43 +0100
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parentarm64: Make sure SPsel is always set (diff)
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arm64: mm: Use READ_ONCE when dereferencing pointer to pte table
On kernels built with support for transparent huge pages, different CPUs can access the PMD concurrently due to e.g. fast GUP or page_vma_mapped_walk and they must take care to use READ_ONCE to avoid value tearing or caching of stale values by the compiler. Unfortunately, these functions call into our pgtable macros, which don't use READ_ONCE, and compiler caching has been observed to cause the following crash during ext4 writeback: PC is at check_pte+0x20/0x170 LR is at page_vma_mapped_walk+0x2e0/0x540 [...] Process doio (pid: 2463, stack limit = 0xffff00000f2e8000) Call trace: [<ffff000008233328>] check_pte+0x20/0x170 [<ffff000008233758>] page_vma_mapped_walk+0x2e0/0x540 [<ffff000008234adc>] page_mkclean_one+0xac/0x278 [<ffff000008234d98>] rmap_walk_file+0xf0/0x238 [<ffff000008236e74>] rmap_walk+0x64/0xa0 [<ffff0000082370c8>] page_mkclean+0x90/0xa8 [<ffff0000081f3c64>] clear_page_dirty_for_io+0x84/0x2a8 [<ffff00000832f984>] mpage_submit_page+0x34/0x98 [<ffff00000832fb4c>] mpage_process_page_bufs+0x164/0x170 [<ffff00000832fc8c>] mpage_prepare_extent_to_map+0x134/0x2b8 [<ffff00000833530c>] ext4_writepages+0x484/0xe30 [<ffff0000081f6ab4>] do_writepages+0x44/0xe8 [<ffff0000081e5bd4>] __filemap_fdatawrite_range+0xbc/0x110 [<ffff0000081e5e68>] file_write_and_wait_range+0x48/0xd8 [<ffff000008324310>] ext4_sync_file+0x80/0x4b8 [<ffff0000082bd434>] vfs_fsync_range+0x64/0xc0 [<ffff0000082332b4>] SyS_msync+0x194/0x1e8 This is because page_vma_mapped_walk loads the PMD twice before calling pte_offset_map: the first time without READ_ONCE (where it gets all zeroes due to a concurrent pmdp_invalidate) and the second time with READ_ONCE (where it sees a valid table pointer due to a concurrent pmd_populate). However, the compiler inlines everything and caches the first value in a register, which is subsequently used in pte_offset_phys which returns a junk pointer that is later dereferenced when attempting to access the relevant pte. This patch fixes the issue by using READ_ONCE in pte_offset_phys to ensure that a stale value is not used. Whilst this is a point fix for a known failure (and simple to backport), a full fix moving all of our page table accessors over to {READ,WRITE}_ONCE and consistently using READ_ONCE in page_vma_mapped_walk is in the works for a future kernel release. Cc: Jon Masters <jcm@redhat.com> Cc: Timur Tabi <timur@codeaurora.org> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Fixes: f27176cfc363 ("mm: convert page_mkclean_one() to use page_vma_mapped_walk()") Tested-by: Richard Ruigrok <rruigrok@codeaurora.org> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/arm64/include')
-rw-r--r--arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
index bc4e92337d16..b46e54c2399b 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
+++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
@@ -401,7 +401,7 @@ static inline phys_addr_t pmd_page_paddr(pmd_t pmd)
/* Find an entry in the third-level page table. */
#define pte_index(addr) (((addr) >> PAGE_SHIFT) & (PTRS_PER_PTE - 1))
-#define pte_offset_phys(dir,addr) (pmd_page_paddr(*(dir)) + pte_index(addr) * sizeof(pte_t))
+#define pte_offset_phys(dir,addr) (pmd_page_paddr(READ_ONCE(*(dir))) + pte_index(addr) * sizeof(pte_t))
#define pte_offset_kernel(dir,addr) ((pte_t *)__va(pte_offset_phys((dir), (addr))))
#define pte_offset_map(dir,addr) pte_offset_kernel((dir), (addr))