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From: Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com>
To: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <toke@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@kernel.org>, bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>,
	Networking <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf v2] libbpf: don't crash on object files with no symbol tables
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2021 17:30:37 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAEf4BzYatQEJzUz5RNvp5kspG=9eU-mL4mXwkGZxjO+KpNcaFw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210901114812.204720-1-toke@redhat.com>

On Wed, Sep 1, 2021 at 4:48 AM Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> If libbpf encounters an ELF file that has been stripped of its symbol
> table, it will crash in bpf_object__add_programs() when trying to
> dereference the obj->efile.symbols pointer.
>
> Fix this by erroring out of bpf_object__elf_collect() if it is not able
> able to find the symbol table.
>
> v2:
>   - Move check into bpf_object__elf_collect() and add nice error message
>
> Fixes: 6245947c1b3c ("libbpf: Allow gaps in BPF program sections to support overriden weak functions")
> Signed-off-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com>
> ---

Applied to bpf-next, thanks.


>  tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c | 6 ++++++
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c b/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
> index 6f5e2757bb3c..997060182cef 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
> +++ b/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
> @@ -2990,6 +2990,12 @@ static int bpf_object__elf_collect(struct bpf_object *obj)
>                 }
>         }
>
> +       if (!obj->efile.symbols) {
> +               pr_warn("elf: couldn't find symbol table in %s - stripped object file?\n",
> +                       obj->path);
> +               return -ENOENT;
> +       }
> +
>         scn = NULL;
>         while ((scn = elf_nextscn(elf, scn)) != NULL) {
>                 idx++;
> --
> 2.33.0
>

      reply	other threads:[~2021-09-08  0:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-01 11:48 [PATCH bpf v2] libbpf: don't crash on object files with no symbol tables Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2021-09-08  0:30 ` Andrii Nakryiko [this message]

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