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authorJan Stancek <jstancek@redhat.com>2019-03-05 15:50:08 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2019-03-05 21:07:21 -0800
commitfc8efd2ddfed3f343c11b693e87140ff358d7ff5 (patch)
tree699cad1269b49604db80b125390962a69ad68640 /mm/memory.c
parentwriteback: fix inode cgroup switching comment (diff)
mm/memory.c: do_fault: avoid usage of stale vm_area_struct
LTP testcase mtest06 [1] can trigger a crash on s390x running 5.0.0-rc8. This is a stress test, where one thread mmaps/writes/munmaps memory area and other thread is trying to read from it: CPU: 0 PID: 2611 Comm: mmap1 Not tainted 5.0.0-rc8+ #51 Hardware name: IBM 2964 N63 400 (z/VM 6.4.0) Krnl PSW : 0404e00180000000 00000000001ac8d8 (__lock_acquire+0x7/0x7a8) Call Trace: ([<0000000000000000>] (null)) [<00000000001adae4>] lock_acquire+0xec/0x258 [<000000000080d1ac>] _raw_spin_lock_bh+0x5c/0x98 [<000000000012a780>] page_table_free+0x48/0x1a8 [<00000000002f6e54>] do_fault+0xdc/0x670 [<00000000002fadae>] __handle_mm_fault+0x416/0x5f0 [<00000000002fb138>] handle_mm_fault+0x1b0/0x320 [<00000000001248cc>] do_dat_exception+0x19c/0x2c8 [<000000000080e5ee>] pgm_check_handler+0x19e/0x200 page_table_free() is called with NULL mm parameter, but because "0" is a valid address on s390 (see S390_lowcore), it keeps going until it eventually crashes in lockdep's lock_acquire. This crash is reproducible at least since 4.14. Problem is that "vmf->vma" used in do_fault() can become stale. Because mmap_sem may be released, other threads can come in, call munmap() and cause "vma" be returned to kmem cache, and get zeroed/re-initialized and re-used: handle_mm_fault | __handle_mm_fault | do_fault | vma = vmf->vma | do_read_fault | __do_fault | vma->vm_ops->fault(vmf); | mmap_sem is released | | | do_munmap() | remove_vma_list() | remove_vma() | vm_area_free() | # vma is released | ... | # same vma is allocated | # from kmem cache | do_mmap() | vm_area_alloc() | memset(vma, 0, ...) | pte_free(vma->vm_mm, ...); | page_table_free | spin_lock_bh(&mm->context.lock);| <crash> | Cache mm_struct to avoid using potentially stale "vma". [1] https://github.com/linux-test-project/ltp/blob/master/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap1.c Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/5b3fdf19e2a5be460a384b936f5b56e13733f1b8.1551595137.git.jstancek@redhat.com Signed-off-by: Jan Stancek <jstancek@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org> Acked-by: Rafael Aquini <aquini@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com> Cc: Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> Cc: Jerome Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com> Cc: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com> Cc: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to '')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index 706c4c4a2b8e..47fe250307c7 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -3536,10 +3536,13 @@ static vm_fault_t do_shared_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf)
* but allow concurrent faults).
* The mmap_sem may have been released depending on flags and our
* return value. See filemap_fault() and __lock_page_or_retry().
+ * If mmap_sem is released, vma may become invalid (for example
+ * by other thread calling munmap()).
static vm_fault_t do_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf)
struct vm_area_struct *vma = vmf->vma;
+ struct mm_struct *vm_mm = vma->vm_mm;
vm_fault_t ret;
@@ -3580,7 +3583,7 @@ static vm_fault_t do_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf)
/* preallocated pagetable is unused: free it */
if (vmf->prealloc_pte) {
- pte_free(vma->vm_mm, vmf->prealloc_pte);
+ pte_free(vm_mm, vmf->prealloc_pte);
vmf->prealloc_pte = NULL;
return ret;