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Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 22:14:14 +0200
From: Jann Horn <>
To: Kees Cook <>, Thomas Gleixner <>, 
	Ingo Molnar <>,, Andy Lutomirski <>,,
	Masami Hiramatsu <>, "Naveen N. Rao" <>, 
	Anil S Keshavamurthy <>, "David S. Miller" <>, 
	Alexander Viro <>,, 
	Borislav Petkov <>
Subject: [PATCH v3 0/7] x86: BUG() on #GP / kernel #PF in uaccess

This is the third version of "[RFC PATCH 1/2] x86: WARN() when uaccess
helpers fault on kernel addresses".

Changes since v2:
 - patch 1: avoid unnecessary branch on return value and split up the
   checks (Borislav Petkov)
 - patch 5: really plumb the error code through to the handlers (Andy)
 - patch 6: whitelist exact_copy_from_user(), at least for now - the
   alternative would be a somewhat complicated refactor (Kees Cook)

Expanding on the change in patch 6:
I believe that for now, whitelisting exact_copy_from_user() is
acceptable, since there aren't many places that call ksys_mount() under
I very much dislike copy_mount_options()/exact_copy_from_user() and want
to do something about that code at some point - in particular because it
currently silently truncates mount options, which seems like a bad idea
( -, but I don't
want to block this series on that.

I hope that exact_copy_from_user() was the only place that does this
kind of thing under KERNEL_DS - if there might be more places like this,
it may be necessary for now to change the "return true;" in
bogus_uaccess() to "WARN(1, ...); return false;" for now, and make it a
"return true" later. Does anyone have opinions on this?

This time I've actually also boot-tested a build with vmapped stack, not
just a KASAN build. (It's annoying that those are mutually exclusive...)
Kees, I hope you can cleanly boot with this series applied now?

See patch 6/7 ("x86: BUG() when uaccess helpers fault on kernel
addresses") for a description of the motivation for this series.

Patches 1 and 2 are cleanups that I did while working on this
series, but the series doesn't depend on them. (I first thought these
cleanups were necessary for the rest of the series, then noticed that
they actually aren't, but decided to keep them since cleanups are good

Patches 3, 4 and 5 are prep work; 4 and 5 are loosely based on code
from the v1 patch. They've changed quite a bit though.

Patch 6 is the main semantic change.

Patch 7 is a small testcase for verifying that patch 6 works.

Jann Horn (7):
  x86: refactor kprobes_fault() like kprobe_exceptions_notify()
  x86: inline kprobe_exceptions_notify() into do_general_protection()
  x86: stop calling fixup_exception() from kprobe_fault_handler()
  x86: introduce _ASM_EXTABLE_UA for uaccess fixups
  x86: plumb error code and fault address through to fault handlers
  x86: BUG() when uaccess helpers fault on kernel addresses
  lkdtm: test copy_to_user() on bad kernel pointer under KERNEL_DS

 arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h          |  10 ++-
 arch/x86/include/asm/extable.h      |   3 +-
 arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/internal.h |   2 +-
 arch/x86/include/asm/futex.h        |   6 +-
 arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h       |   2 +
 arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h      |  22 ++---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c    |   2 +-
 arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c      |  38 +--------
 arch/x86/kernel/traps.c             |  16 +++-
 arch/x86/lib/checksum_32.S          |   4 +-
 arch/x86/lib/copy_user_64.S         |  90 ++++++++++----------
 arch/x86/lib/csum-copy_64.S         |   8 +-
 arch/x86/lib/getuser.S              |  12 +--
 arch/x86/lib/putuser.S              |  10 +--
 arch/x86/lib/usercopy_32.c          | 126 ++++++++++++++--------------
 arch/x86/lib/usercopy_64.c          |   4 +-
 arch/x86/mm/extable.c               | 114 +++++++++++++++++++++----
 arch/x86/mm/fault.c                 |  26 +++---
 drivers/misc/lkdtm/core.c           |   1 +
 drivers/misc/lkdtm/lkdtm.h          |   1 +
 drivers/misc/lkdtm/usercopy.c       |  13 +++
 fs/namespace.c                      |   2 +
 include/linux/sched.h               |   6 ++
 mm/maccess.c                        |   6 ++
 24 files changed, 314 insertions(+), 210 deletions(-)


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