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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	glider@google.com, adobriyan@gmail.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, sunhaoyl@outlook.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs/binfmt_elf.c: allocate initialized memory in fill_thread_core_info()
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 04:42:49 +0100
Message-ID: <20200421034249.GB23230@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <202004201540.01C8F82B@keescook>

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 03:41:40PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 03:33:52PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Sun, 19 Apr 2020 12:08:48 +0200 glider@google.com wrote:
> > 
> > > KMSAN reported uninitialized data being written to disk when dumping
> > > core. As a result, several kilobytes of kmalloc memory may be written to
> > > the core file and then read by a non-privileged user.
> 
> Ewww. That's been there for 12 years. Did something change in
> regset_size() or regset->get()? Do you know what leaves the hole?

Not lately and I would also like to hear the details; which regset it is?
Should be reasonably easy to find - just memset() the damn thing to something
recognizable, do whatever triggers that KMSAN report and look at that
resulting coredump.


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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-19 10:08 glider
2020-04-19 10:10 ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-04-20 22:33 ` Andrew Morton
2020-04-20 22:41   ` Kees Cook
2020-04-21  3:42     ` Al Viro [this message]
2020-04-21  8:14       ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-05-12  1:09         ` Al Viro
2020-05-12  3:44           ` Al Viro
2020-05-12  8:20             ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-05-13  3:33               ` Al Viro
2020-05-24 23:45                 ` Al Viro
2020-05-26 22:38                   ` Al Viro
2020-05-27 12:08                     ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-05-27 19:04                     ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-27 19:53                       ` Al Viro
2020-05-27 20:09                         ` Borislav Petkov
2020-04-21 12:54       ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-04-21 15:09         ` Jann Horn
2020-04-21 16:04           ` Yu-cheng Yu
2020-04-21 16:16             ` Jann Horn
2020-04-21 16:26               ` Yu-cheng Yu
2020-04-21 20:20               ` Kees Cook
2020-04-21  8:06     ` Alexander Potapenko
2020-05-27 21:55     ` Kees Cook
2020-04-21  8:00   ` Alexander Potapenko

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