Re: [PATCH] tools lib traceevent: Fix buffer overflow in arg_eval
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Thu Feb 28 2019 - 14:08:07 EST
Em Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 04:01:23PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo escreveu:
> Em Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 10:12:50PM -0500, Steven Rostedt escreveu:
> > On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:55:32 -0800
> > Tony Jones <tonyj@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Fix buffer overflow observed when running perf test.
> > >
> > > The overflow is when trying to evaluate "1ULL << (64 - 1)" which
> > > is resulting in -9223372036854775808 which overflows the 20 character
> > > buffer.
> > >
> > > If is possible this bug has been reported before but I still don't
> > > see any fix checked in:
> > >
> > > See: https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-perf-users/msg07714.html
> > >
> > > Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Cc: linux-perf-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Signed-off-by: Tony Jones <tonyj@xxxxxxx>
> > Acked-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > I have to say I've let this slide and it is not the first time a patch
> > went out with this fix. But this one has the correct fix because we
> > should use a buffer with a multiple of 4. Anyway, Tony I believe was
> > the first to report this anyway.
> > For reference we have:
> > I first heard about Tony's complaint on a post to linux-perf-users on Jan 18.
> > But then we had after that:
> > Michael Sartain reported it on 1/24 (and fixed by Tzvetomir)
> > https://lore.kernel.org/linux-trace-devel/20190125102014.19600-1-tstoyanov@xxxxxxxxxx/
> > It was later fixed again by Mathias Krause
> > https://lore.kernel.org/linux-trace-devel/20190223122404.21137-1-minipli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx/
> > But since Tony was first to report it, and we discussed that it should
> > be 24 bytes, I would say this is the patch to take.
> > Again, sorry for not getting this acknowledged earlier and everyone doing
> > the same thing multiple times. :-/
> > Arnaldo, please take this patch. But also add:
> > Reported-by: Michael Sartain <mikesart@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Reported-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Will do.
> Thanks for the credit research,
Some more research, an approximation, adding:
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
Fixes: f7d82350e597 ("tools/events: Add files to create libtraceevent.a")
That is the 'git blame' entry for when that line was added with sizeof