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From: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
To: jikos@kernel.org, jpoimboe@redhat.com, pmladek@suse.com
Cc: joe.lawrence@redhat.com, live-patching@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] livepatch: Nullify obj->mod in klp_module_coming()'s error path
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:28:39 +0200
Message-ID: <20190719122840.15353-2-mbenes@suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190719122840.15353-1-mbenes@suse.cz>

klp_module_coming() is called for every module appearing in the system.
It sets obj->mod to a patched module for klp_object obj. Unfortunately
it leaves it set even if an error happens later in the function and the
patched module is not allowed to be loaded.

klp_is_object_loaded() uses obj->mod variable and could currently give a
wrong return value. The bug is probably harmless as of now.

Signed-off-by: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
Reviewed-by: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
---
 kernel/livepatch/core.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/kernel/livepatch/core.c b/kernel/livepatch/core.c
index c4ce08f43bd6..ab4a4606d19b 100644
--- a/kernel/livepatch/core.c
+++ b/kernel/livepatch/core.c
@@ -1175,6 +1175,7 @@ int klp_module_coming(struct module *mod)
 	pr_warn("patch '%s' failed for module '%s', refusing to load module '%s'\n",
 		patch->mod->name, obj->mod->name, obj->mod->name);
 	mod->klp_alive = false;
+	obj->mod = NULL;
 	klp_cleanup_module_patches_limited(mod, patch);
 	mutex_unlock(&klp_mutex);
 
-- 
2.22.0


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Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-19 12:28 [RFC PATCH 0/2] livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal Miroslav Benes
2019-07-19 12:28 ` Miroslav Benes [this message]
2019-07-28 19:45   ` [PATCH 1/2] livepatch: Nullify obj->mod in klp_module_coming()'s error path Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-19 11:26     ` Petr Mladek
2019-07-19 12:28 ` [RFC PATCH 2/2] livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal Miroslav Benes
2019-07-22  9:33   ` Petr Mladek
2019-08-14 12:33     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-07-28 20:04   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-14 11:06     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-08-14 15:12       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-16  9:46         ` Petr Mladek
2019-08-22 22:36           ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-23  8:13             ` Petr Mladek
2019-08-26 14:54               ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-27 15:05                 ` Joe Lawrence
2019-08-27 15:37                   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-02 16:13                 ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-02 17:05                   ` Joe Lawrence
2019-09-03 13:02                     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-04  8:49                       ` Petr Mladek
2019-09-04 16:26                         ` Joe Lawrence
2019-09-05  2:50                         ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 11:09                           ` Petr Mladek
2019-09-05 11:19                             ` Jiri Kosina
2019-09-05 13:23                               ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 13:31                                 ` Jiri Kosina
2019-09-05 13:42                                   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 11:39                             ` Joe Lawrence
2019-09-05 13:08                             ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 13:15                               ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 13:52                                 ` Petr Mladek
2019-09-05 14:28                                   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 12:03                           ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05 12:35                             ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 12:49                               ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05 11:52                         ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05  2:32                       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-05 12:16                         ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05 12:54                           ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-09-06 12:51                             ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-06 15:38                               ` Joe Lawrence
2019-09-06 16:45                               ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-08-26 13:44         ` Nicolai Stange
2019-08-26 15:02           ` Josh Poimboeuf

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