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authorKeno Fischer <keno@juliacomputing.com>2017-01-24 15:17:48 -0800
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2017-05-25 14:30:16 +0200
commit8b26f53bf0260c71072a504f7f1d6f8c1baee3d2 (patch)
tree5aff2263d266ebd57c81c0b360ac03e482b302fc /mm
parentf03484fd5a3ad9f6176e23ee85edc2891af9d0a6 (diff)
mm/huge_memory.c: respect FOLL_FORCE/FOLL_COW for thp
commit 8310d48b125d19fcd9521d83b8293e63eb1646aa upstream. In commit 19be0eaffa3a ("mm: remove gup_flags FOLL_WRITE games from __get_user_pages()"), the mm code was changed from unsetting FOLL_WRITE after a COW was resolved to setting the (newly introduced) FOLL_COW instead. Simultaneously, the check in gup.c was updated to still allow writes with FOLL_FORCE set if FOLL_COW had also been set. However, a similar check in huge_memory.c was forgotten. As a result, remote memory writes to ro regions of memory backed by transparent huge pages cause an infinite loop in the kernel (handle_mm_fault sets FOLL_COW and returns 0 causing a retry, but follow_trans_huge_pmd bails out immidiately because `(flags & FOLL_WRITE) && !pmd_write(*pmd)` is true. While in this state the process is stil SIGKILLable, but little else works (e.g. no ptrace attach, no other signals). This is easily reproduced with the following code (assuming thp are set to always): #include <assert.h> #include <fcntl.h> #include <stdint.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <string.h> #include <sys/mman.h> #include <sys/stat.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/wait.h> #include <unistd.h> #define TEST_SIZE 5 * 1024 * 1024 int main(void) { int status; pid_t child; int fd = open("/proc/self/mem", O_RDWR); void *addr = mmap(NULL, TEST_SIZE, PROT_READ, MAP_ANONYMOUS | MAP_PRIVATE, 0, 0); assert(addr != MAP_FAILED); pid_t parent_pid = getpid(); if ((child = fork()) == 0) { void *addr2 = mmap(NULL, TEST_SIZE, PROT_READ | PROT_WRITE, MAP_ANONYMOUS | MAP_PRIVATE, 0, 0); assert(addr2 != MAP_FAILED); memset(addr2, 'a', TEST_SIZE); pwrite(fd, addr2, TEST_SIZE, (uintptr_t)addr); return 0; } assert(child == waitpid(child, &status, 0)); assert(WIFEXITED(status) && WEXITSTATUS(status) == 0); return 0; } Fix this by updating follow_trans_huge_pmd in huge_memory.c analogously to the update in gup.c in the original commit. The same pattern exists in follow_devmap_pmd. However, we should not be able to reach that check with FOLL_COW set, so add WARN_ONCE to make sure we notice if we ever do. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170106015025.GA38411@juliacomputing.com Signed-off-by: Keno Fischer <keno@juliacomputing.com> Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> Cc: Greg Thelen <gthelen@google.com> Cc: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com> Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> [AmitP: Minor refactoring of upstream changes for linux-3.18.y, where follow_devmap_pmd() doesn't exist.] Signed-off-by: Amit Pundir <amit.pundir@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index 530e6427f823..47b469663822 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -1269,6 +1269,16 @@ out_unlock:
return ret;
+ * FOLL_FORCE can write to even unwritable pmd's, but only
+ * after we've gone through a COW cycle and they are dirty.
+ */
+static inline bool can_follow_write_pmd(pmd_t pmd, unsigned int flags)
+ return pmd_write(pmd) ||
+ ((flags & FOLL_FORCE) && (flags & FOLL_COW) && pmd_dirty(pmd));
struct page *follow_trans_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
unsigned long addr,
pmd_t *pmd,
@@ -1279,7 +1289,7 @@ struct page *follow_trans_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
assert_spin_locked(pmd_lockptr(mm, pmd));
- if (flags & FOLL_WRITE && !pmd_write(*pmd))
+ if (flags & FOLL_WRITE && !can_follow_write_pmd(*pmd, flags))
goto out;
/* Avoid dumping huge zero page */