Re: perf: fuzzer KASAN unwind_get_return_address
From: Vince Weaver
Date: Thu Nov 17 2016 - 12:16:07 EST
On Thu, 17 Nov 2016, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 3:36 PM, Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 09:25:58AM -0500, Vince Weaver wrote:
> >> On Thu, 17 Nov 2016, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> >> > On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 10:48:27AM +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> >> > > Just in case, there is currently a known KASAN false positive related
> >> > > to longjmp's on GPFs. When a syscall hits GPF stack is unwound to
> >> > > kernel entry point, this leaves a bunch of stray poisoned redzones on
> >> > > the thread stack. They later cause false stack-out-of-bounds reports.
> >> > >
> >> > > But this does not seem to be the case here. Kernel is not tainted. And
> >> > > shadow at the bottom of the reports looks sane.
> >> > >
> >> > > But if that's the case somehow, we will need to add
> >> > > kasan_unpoison_remaining_stack() call before a longjmp like we did for
> >> > > jprobe_return():
> >> > > https://groups.google.com/d/msg/kasan-dev/Hzox58yZ4MU/TOdFoWMuBQAJ
> >> >
> >> > I'm pretty sure this isn't a KASAN false positive. The unwinder does
> >> > actually seem to be accessing a bad area of the stack, in the middle of
> >> > a function's stack frame.
> >> I'm having trouble reproducing it on a few other machines I have fuzzing.
> >> So there might be some kernel option contributing, I need to compare
> >> .configs.
> >> Also the machine that easily triggers the problem I'm compiling with
> >> gcc-5.4 where the machines I can't are using gcc-4.9.
> > I believe KASAN only works with gcc 5 and later, so that would explain
> > why you aren't seeing it with gcc 4.9.
> Right. 4.9 has limited support for KASAN. It supports general
> instrumentation, but only with CONFIG_KASAN_OUTLINE, and it does not
> support stack poisoning. Which is required to detect stack OOBs.
I guess it's time to update the other machines to debian-unstable then. I
didn't really need to be able to run dmesg as non-root anyway.
I would actually be compiling the kernels with gcc-6.2 rather than gcc-5
but that seems to not work currently. Haven't had time to see if that's a
known issue or not.