Re: [PATCH -tip v2 0/7] kprobes: Fix %p in kprobes
From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Apr 26 2018 - 04:40:48 EST
On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 05:08:00PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> This 2nd version of the series which fixes %p uses in kprobes.
> Some by replacing with %pS, some by replacing with %px but
> masking with kallsyms_show_value().
> V1 series is here:
> I've read the thread about %pK and if I understand correctly
> we shouldn't print kernel addresses. However, kprobes debugfs
> interface can not stop to show the actual probe address because
> it should be compared with addresses in kallsyms for debugging.
> So, it depends on that kallsyms_show_value() allows to show
> address to user, because if it returns true, anyway that user
> can dump /proc/kallsyms.
> Other error messages are replaced it with %pS, and one critical
> function uses %px which is called right before BUG().
> Also, I tried to fix this issue on each arch port. I searched
> it by
> # find arch/* | grep -e 'kprobe.*c' | xargs grep -w %p
> And fixed all %p uses in those files.
> Changes in this version;
> - [1/7] is newly added.
> - patches for MN10300(deleted) and s390(merged) are removed.
> Thank you,
> Masami Hiramatsu (7):
> kprobes: Make blacklist root user read only
> kprobes: Show blacklist addresses as same as kallsyms does
> kprobes: Show address of kprobes if kallsyms does
> kprobes: Replace %p with other pointer types
> kprobes/x86: Fix %p uses in error messages
> kprobes/arm: Fix %p uses in error messages
> kprobes/arm64: Fix %p uses in error messages
> arch/arm/probes/kprobes/core.c | 10 ++++----
> arch/arm/probes/kprobes/test-core.c | 1 -
> arch/arm64/kernel/probes/kprobes.c | 4 ++-
> arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c | 12 +++------
> kernel/kprobes.c | 46 ++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
> 5 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
> Masami Hiramatsu (Linaro) <mhiramat@xxxxxxxxxx>
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