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From: Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@axis.com>
To: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
Cc: Peter Huewe <peterhuewe@gmx.de>, Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>,
	kernel <kernel@axis.com>,
	"linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org"
	<linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>,
	<l.sanfilippo@kunbus.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] tpm: Fix crash on tmprm release
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:44:58 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210617054458.GB4049@axis.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210615131848.cynblt5qindtvtiz@kernel.org>

On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 03:18:48PM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 11:14:09AM +0200, Vincent Whitchurch wrote:
> > If the tpm_tis module is removed (or a system shutdown is triggered)
> > while the tpmrm device is use, the kernel crashes due to chip->ops being
> > NULL:
> > 
> >  # exec 3<>/dev/tpmrm0
> >  # rmmod tpm_tis
> >  # exit
> >  ==================================================================
> >  BUG: KASAN: null-ptr-deref in tpm_chip_start+0x2d/0x120 [tpm]
> >  Read of size 8 at addr 0000000000000060 by task sh/994
> > 
> >  Call Trace:
> >   kasan_report.cold.13+0x10f/0x111
> >   tpm_chip_start+0x2d/0x120 [tpm]
> >   tpm2_del_space+0x2c/0xa0 [tpm]
> >   tpmrm_release+0x3f/0x50 [tpm]
> >   __fput+0x110/0x3c0
> >   task_work_run+0x94/0xd0
> >   do_exit+0x683/0x13e0
> >   do_group_exit+0x8b/0x140
> >   do_syscall_64+0x3c/0x80
> >  ==================================================================
> > 
> > Fix this by making tpm2_del_space() use tpm_try_get_ops().  The latter
> > already includes the calls to tpm_chip_start() and tpm_chip_stop().
> 
> This lacks explanation why migrating to tpm_try_get_ops() fixes the
> issue. Saying that doing something fixes something is not good enough
> explanation. So, can you extend this paragraph just a bit in the next
> version?

Thank you for the review, but I see now that James already proposed a
more-or-less identical fix earlier, so I'll let that patch run its due
course:

 https://lore.kernel.org/linux-integrity/e7566e1e48f5be9dca034b4bfb67683b5d3cb88f.camel@HansenPartnership.com/
 https://lore.kernel.org/linux-integrity/327f4c87-e652-6cbe-c624-16a6edf0c31d@kunbus.com/

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-17  5:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-15  9:14 [PATCH 1/2] tpm: Fix tpmrm reference counting Vincent Whitchurch
2021-06-15  9:14 ` [PATCH 2/2] tpm: Fix crash on tmprm release Vincent Whitchurch
2021-06-15 13:18   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-06-17  5:44     ` Vincent Whitchurch [this message]
2022-03-03  2:03   ` Stefan Berger
2021-06-16 18:53 ` [PATCH 1/2] tpm: Fix tpmrm reference counting Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-17  5:38   ` Vincent Whitchurch

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