Re: [PATCH v3] kprobes: unpoison stack in jprobe_return() for KASAN

From: Will Deacon
Date: Fri Oct 14 2016 - 07:26:48 EST

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 12:53:56PM +0200, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> KASAN stack instrumentation poisons stack redzones on function entry
> and unpoisons them on function exit. If a function exits abnormally
> (e.g. with a longjmp like jprobe_return()), stack redzones are left
> poisoned. Later this leads to random KASAN false reports.
> Unpoison stack redzones in the frames we are going to jump over
> before doing actual longjmp in jprobe_return().
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Andrey Ryabinin <ryabinin.a.a@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Alexander Potapenko <glider@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Anil S Keshavamurthy <anil.s.keshavamurthy@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: x86@xxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: kasan-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> --
> Changes since v1:
> - leave kasan_unpoison_remaining_stack() intact
> - instead add kasan_unpoison_stack_above_sp_to()
> - rename kasan_unpoison_remaining_stack() to kasan_unpoison_task_stack_below()
> Changes since v2:
> - fix build by adding return type to kasan_unpoison_stack_above_sp_to
> (tested v2 with it, but forgot to git add)

I get build warnings with this patch applied and KASAN enabled:

mm/kasan/kasan.c: In function âkasan_unpoison_task_stack_belowâ:
mm/kasan/kasan.c:82:34: warning: passing argument 2 of â__kasan_unpoison_stackâ discards âconstâ qualifier from pointer target type [-Wdiscarded-qualifiers]
__kasan_unpoison_stack(current, watermark);
mm/kasan/kasan.c:65:13: note: expected âvoid *â but argument is of type âconst void *â
static void __kasan_unpoison_stack(struct task_struct *task, void *sp)
mm/kasan/kasan.c: In function âkasan_unpoison_stack_above_sp_toâ:
mm/kasan/kasan.c:92:27: error: called object âcurrent_stack_pointerâ is not a function or function pointer
const void *sp = (void *)current_stack_pointer();
In file included from ./include/linux/thread_info.h:54:0,
from ./include/asm-generic/preempt.h:4,
from ./arch/arm64/include/generated/asm/preempt.h:1,
from ./include/linux/preempt.h:59,
from ./include/linux/interrupt.h:8,
from mm/kasan/kasan.c:20:
./arch/arm64/include/asm/thread_info.h:69:24: note: declared here
register unsigned long current_stack_pointer asm ("sp");