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* Odd-sized kmem_cache_alloc and slub_debug=Z
@ 2020-08-07 16:06 Marco Elver
  2020-08-07 17:06 ` Pekka Enberg
  2020-08-07 17:16 ` Kees Cook
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 8+ messages in thread
From: Marco Elver @ 2020-08-07 16:06 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: elver
  Cc: Alexander Potapenko, Andrew Morton, David Rientjes, Joonsoo Kim,
	Pekka Enberg, Christoph Lameter, Kees Cook, kasan-dev,
	linux-kernel, linux-mm

Hi,

I found that the below debug-code using kmem_cache_alloc(), when using
slub_debug=Z, results in the following crash:

	general protection fault, probably for non-canonical address 0xcccccca41caea170: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP PTI
	CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 5.8.0+ #1
	Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996), BIOS 1.13.0-1 04/01/2014
	RIP: 0010:freelist_dereference mm/slub.c:272 [inline]
	RIP: 0010:get_freepointer mm/slub.c:278 [inline]
	RIP: 0010:deactivate_slab+0x54/0x460 mm/slub.c:2111
	Code: 8b bc c7 e0 00 00 00 48 85 d2 0f 84 00 01 00 00 49 89 d5 31 c0 48 89 44 24 08 66 66 2e 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00 90 44 8b 43 20 <4b> 8b 44 05 00 48 85 c0 0f 84 1e 01 00 00 4c 89 ed 49 89 c5 8b 43
	RSP: 0000:ffffffffa7e03e18 EFLAGS: 00010046
	RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: ffffa3a41c972340 RCX: 0000000000000000
	RDX: cccccca41caea160 RSI: ffffe7c6a072ba80 RDI: ffffa3a41c972340
	RBP: ffffa3a41caea008 R08: 0000000000000010 R09: ffffa3a41caea01d
	R10: ffffffffa7f8dc50 R11: ffffffffa68f44c0 R12: ffffa3a41c972340
	R13: cccccca41caea160 R14: ffffe7c6a072ba80 R15: ffffa3a41c96d540
	FS:  0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffffa3a41fc00000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
	CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
	CR2: ffffa3a051c01000 CR3: 000000045140a001 CR4: 0000000000770ef0
	DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
	DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000fffe0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
	PKRU: 00000000
	Call Trace:
	 ___slab_alloc+0x336/0x340 mm/slub.c:2690
	 __slab_alloc mm/slub.c:2714 [inline]
	 slab_alloc_node mm/slub.c:2788 [inline]
	 slab_alloc mm/slub.c:2832 [inline]
	 kmem_cache_alloc+0x135/0x200 mm/slub.c:2837
	 start_kernel+0x3d6/0x44e init/main.c:1049
	 secondary_startup_64+0xb6/0xc0 arch/x86/kernel/head_64.S:243

Any ideas what might be wrong?

This does not crash when redzones are not enabled.

Thanks,
-- Marco

------ >8 ------

diff --git a/init/main.c b/init/main.c
index 15bd0efff3df..f4aa5bb3f2ec 100644
--- a/init/main.c
+++ b/init/main.c
@@ -1041,6 +1041,16 @@ asmlinkage __visible void __init start_kernel(void)
 	sfi_init_late();
 	kcsan_init();
 
+	/* DEBUG CODE */
+	{
+		struct kmem_cache *c = kmem_cache_create("test", 21, 1, 0, NULL);
+		char *buf;
+		BUG_ON(!c);
+		buf = kmem_cache_alloc(c, GFP_KERNEL);
+		kmem_cache_free(c, buf);
+		kmem_cache_destroy(c);
+	}
+
 	/* Do the rest non-__init'ed, we're now alive */
 	arch_call_rest_init();
 


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