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* [PATCH] MIPS: cevt-r4k: fix array out-of-bounds access
@ 2017-04-04  7:42 Rabin Vincent
  2017-04-04 20:32   ` James Hogan
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Rabin Vincent @ 2017-04-04  7:42 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: ralf; +Cc: james.hogan, linux-mips, Rabin Vincent

From: Rabin Vincent <rabinv@axis.com>

calculate_min_delta() tries to access a fourth element of buf2 but the
array has only three elements.  This triggers undefined behaviour and
causes strange crashes in start_kernel() sometime after timer
initialization, when built with GCC 5.3, probably due to register/stack
corruption:

 sched_clock: 32 bits at 200MHz, resolution 5ns, wraps every 10737418237ns
 CPU 0 Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address ffffb0aa,
       epc == 8067daa8, ra == 8067da84
 Oops[#1]:
 CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 4.9.18 #51
 task: 8065e3e0 task.stack: 80644000
 $ 0   : 00000000 00000001 00000000 00000000
 $ 4   : 8065b4d0 00000000 805d0000 00000010
 $ 8   : 00000010 80321400 fffff000 812de408
 $12   : 00000000 00000000 00000000 ffffffff
 $16   : 00000002 ffffffff 80660000 806a666c
 $20   : 806c0000 00000000 00000000 00000000
 $24   : 00000000 00000010
 $28   : 80644000 80645ed0 00000000 8067da84
 Hi    : 00000000
 Lo    : 00000000
 epc   : 8067daa8 start_kernel+0x33c/0x500
 ra    : 8067da84 start_kernel+0x318/0x500
 Status: 11000402 KERNEL EXL
 Cause : 4080040c (ExcCode 03)
 BadVA : ffffb0aa
 PrId  : 0501992c (MIPS 1004Kc)
 Modules linked in:
 Process swapper/0 (pid: 0, threadinfo=80644000, task=8065e3e0, tls=00000000)
 Call Trace:
 [<8067daa8>] start_kernel+0x33c/0x500
 Code: 24050240  0c0131f9  24849c64 <a200b0a8> 41606020  000000c0  0c1a45e6
       00000000  0c1a5f44

UBSAN also detects it:

 ================================================================
 UBSAN: Undefined behaviour in arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c:85:41
 load of address 80647e4c with insufficient space
 for an object of type 'unsigned int'
 CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 4.9.18 #47
 Call Trace:
 [<80028f70>] show_stack+0x88/0xa4
 [<80312654>] dump_stack+0x84/0xc0
 [<8034163c>] ubsan_epilogue+0x14/0x50
 [<803417d8>] __ubsan_handle_type_mismatch+0x160/0x168
 [<8002dab0>] r4k_clockevent_init+0x544/0x764
 [<80684d34>] time_init+0x18/0x90
 [<8067fa5c>] start_kernel+0x2f0/0x500
 =================================================================

Fixes: 1fa405552e33f2 ("MIPS: cevt-r4k: Dynamically calculate min_delta_ns")
Signed-off-by: Rabin Vincent <rabinv@axis.com>
---
 arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c b/arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c
index 804d2a2..723a1f1 100644
--- a/arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c
+++ b/arch/mips/kernel/cevt-r4k.c
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ static int mips_next_event(unsigned long delta,
 static unsigned int calculate_min_delta(void)
 {
 	unsigned int cnt, i, j, k, l;
-	unsigned int buf1[4], buf2[3];
+	unsigned int buf1[4], buf2[4];
 	unsigned int min_delta;
 
 	/*
-- 
2.7.0

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