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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-10-13 13:07:36 -0700
committerBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>2016-10-20 23:41:12 +0100
commit2649c26fdeb99f1c104c387ae63fd72e119c2b96 (patch)
treeffaa8290ea25476809fafa72881e77931a872c54
parentc8b431a18daa5f042b8422d40908e738b9795a01 (diff)
mm: remove gup_flags FOLL_WRITE games from __get_user_pages()
commit 19be0eaffa3ac7d8eb6784ad9bdbc7d67ed8e619 upstream. This is an ancient bug that was actually attempted to be fixed once (badly) by me eleven years ago in commit 4ceb5db9757a ("Fix get_user_pages() race for write access") but that was then undone due to problems on s390 by commit f33ea7f404e5 ("fix get_user_pages bug"). In the meantime, the s390 situation has long been fixed, and we can now fix it by checking the pte_dirty() bit properly (and do it better). The s390 dirty bit was implemented in abf09bed3cce ("s390/mm: implement software dirty bits") which made it into v3.9. Earlier kernels will have to look at the page state itself. Also, the VM has become more scalable, and what used a purely theoretical race back then has become easier to trigger. To fix it, we introduce a new internal FOLL_COW flag to mark the "yes, we already did a COW" rather than play racy games with FOLL_WRITE that is very fundamental, and then use the pte dirty flag to validate that the FOLL_COW flag is still valid. Reported-and-tested-by: Phil "not Paul" Oester <kernel@linuxace.com> Acked-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> Reviewed-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> Cc: Nick Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com> Cc: Greg Thelen <gthelen@google.com> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> [carnil: backport to 3.16, adjust context] Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
-rw-r--r--include/linux/mm.h1
-rw-r--r--mm/gup.c14
2 files changed, 13 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index 7ac72a725798..e648c24e8410 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -2007,6 +2007,7 @@ static inline struct page *follow_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
#define FOLL_HWPOISON 0x100 /* check page is hwpoisoned */
#define FOLL_NUMA 0x200 /* force NUMA hinting page fault */
#define FOLL_MIGRATION 0x400 /* wait for page to replace migration entry */
+#define FOLL_COW 0x4000 /* internal GUP flag */
typedef int (*pte_fn_t)(pte_t *pte, pgtable_t token, unsigned long addr,
void *data);
diff --git a/mm/gup.c b/mm/gup.c
index 9cb1cfbe4677..2e4b9873b5aa 100644
--- a/mm/gup.c
+++ b/mm/gup.c
@@ -28,6 +28,16 @@ static struct page *no_page_table(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
return NULL;
}
+/*
+ * FOLL_FORCE can write to even unwritable pte's, but only
+ * after we've gone through a COW cycle and they are dirty.
+ */
+static inline bool can_follow_write_pte(pte_t pte, unsigned int flags)
+{
+ return pte_write(pte) ||
+ ((flags & FOLL_FORCE) && (flags & FOLL_COW) && pte_dirty(pte));
+}
+
static struct page *follow_page_pte(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
unsigned long address, pmd_t *pmd, unsigned int flags)
{
@@ -62,7 +72,7 @@ retry:
}
if ((flags & FOLL_NUMA) && pte_numa(pte))
goto no_page;
- if ((flags & FOLL_WRITE) && !pte_write(pte)) {
+ if ((flags & FOLL_WRITE) && !can_follow_write_pte(pte, flags)) {
pte_unmap_unlock(ptep, ptl);
return NULL;
}
@@ -302,7 +312,7 @@ static int faultin_page(struct task_struct *tsk, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
* reCOWed by userspace write).
*/
if ((ret & VM_FAULT_WRITE) && !(vma->vm_flags & VM_WRITE))
- *flags &= ~FOLL_WRITE;
+ *flags |= FOLL_COW;
return 0;
}