Re: [PATCH] kasan: fix the missing underflow in memmove and memcpy with CONFIG_KASAN_GENERIC=y

From: Walter Wu
Date: Sun Oct 13 2019 - 22:20:04 EST

On Tue, 2019-10-08 at 14:11 +0200, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 1:42 PM Qian Cai <cai@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Oct 8, 2019, at 7:02 AM, Walter Wu <walter-zh.wu@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I don't know very well in UBSAN, but I try to build ubsan kernel and
> > > test a negative number in memset and kmalloc_memmove_invalid_size(), it
> > > look like no check.
> >
> > It sounds like more important to figure out why the UBSAN is not working in this case rather than duplicating functionality elsewhere.
> Detecting out-of-bounds accesses is the direct KASAN responsibility.
> Even more direct than for KUBSAN. We are not even adding
> functionality, it's just a plain bug in KASAN code, it tricks itself
> into thinking that access size is 0.
> Maybe it's already detected by KUBSAN too?

Thanks for your response.
I survey the KUBSAN, it don't check size is negative in
memset/memcpy/memmove, we try to verify our uni testing too, it don't
report the bug in KUBSAN, so it needs to report this bug by KASAN. The
reason is like what you said. so we still send the patch.