[PATCH 3.2 078/125] mm: rmap: fix use-after-free in __put_anon_vma

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 15:27:45 EST

3.2.61-rc1 review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Andrey Ryabinin <a.ryabinin@xxxxxxxxxxx>

commit 624483f3ea82598ab0f62f1bdb9177f531ab1892 upstream.

While working address sanitizer for kernel I've discovered
use-after-free bug in __put_anon_vma.

For the last anon_vma, anon_vma->root freed before child anon_vma.
Later in anon_vma_free(anon_vma) we are referencing to already freed
anon_vma->root to check rwsem.

This fixes it by freeing the child anon_vma before freeing

Signed-off-by: Andrey Ryabinin <a.ryabinin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
mm/rmap.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/mm/rmap.c
+++ b/mm/rmap.c
@@ -1671,10 +1671,9 @@ void __put_anon_vma(struct anon_vma *ano
struct anon_vma *root = anon_vma->root;

+ anon_vma_free(anon_vma);
if (root != anon_vma && atomic_dec_and_test(&root->refcount))
- anon_vma_free(anon_vma);


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