Re: [PATCH] x86/entry/64: wipe KASAN stack shadow in rewind_stack_do_exit()
From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Tue Aug 28 2018 - 15:57:43 EST
> On Aug 28, 2018, at 4:33 AM, Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/28/2018 01:38 PM, Jann Horn wrote:
>>> Why this has to be done in the rewind_stack_do_exit()?
>>> Are there any problems with calling the kasan_unpoison_task_stack(current) from oops_end(), before the rewind_stack_do_exit()?
>> Ooh, good point! I didn't see that KASAN instrumentation is disabled
>> for dumpstack.c.
> It doesn't really matter. This would work with instrumented oops_end() as well.
> kasan_unpoison_task_stack() will unpoison everything including oops_end's stack.
> It would be also ok if kasan_unpoison_task_stack() instrumented, or calling any number of instrumented functions
> in between kasan_unpoison_task_stack() and rewind_stack_do_exit(). As long as we return from these functions before
> the rewind_stack_do_exit(), the stack will be unpoisoned on return.
I think that, if all this is in C, we need rewind_stack_do_exit()âs caller to be uninstrumented. Which it is.