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* [PATCH] perf: Fix race in perf_mmap_close function
@ 2020-09-10 10:41 Jiri Olsa
  2020-09-10 13:48 ` Namhyung Kim
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 13+ messages in thread
From: Jiri Olsa @ 2020-09-10 10:41 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Peter Zijlstra, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
  Cc: lkml, Ingo Molnar, Namhyung Kim, Alexander Shishkin,
	Michael Petlan, Wade Mealing

There's a possible race in perf_mmap_close when checking ring buffer's
mmap_count refcount value. The problem is that the mmap_count check is
not atomic because we call atomic_dec and atomic_read separately.

  perf_mmap_close:
  ...
   atomic_dec(&rb->mmap_count);
   ...
   if (atomic_read(&rb->mmap_count))
      goto out_put;

   <ring buffer detach>
   free_uid

out_put:
  ring_buffer_put(rb); /* could be last */

The race can happen when we have two (or more) events sharing same ring
buffer and they go through atomic_dec and then they both see 0 as refcount
value later in atomic_read. Then both will go on and execute code which
is meant to be run just once.

The code that detaches ring buffer is probably fine to be executed more
than once, but the problem is in calling free_uid, which will later on
demonstrate in related crashes and refcount warnings, like:

  refcount_t: addition on 0; use-after-free.
  ...
  RIP: 0010:refcount_warn_saturate+0x6d/0xf
  ...
  Call Trace:
  prepare_creds+0x190/0x1e0
  copy_creds+0x35/0x172
  copy_process+0x471/0x1a80
  _do_fork+0x83/0x3a0
  __do_sys_wait4+0x83/0x90
  __do_sys_clone+0x85/0xa0
  do_syscall_64+0x5b/0x1e0
  entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9

Using atomic decrease and check instead of separated calls.
This fixes CVE-2020-14351.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
---
 kernel/events/core.c | 4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
index 7ed5248f0445..29313cc54d9e 100644
--- a/kernel/events/core.c
+++ b/kernel/events/core.c
@@ -5903,8 +5903,6 @@ static void perf_mmap_close(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
 		mutex_unlock(&event->mmap_mutex);
 	}
 
-	atomic_dec(&rb->mmap_count);
-
 	if (!atomic_dec_and_mutex_lock(&event->mmap_count, &event->mmap_mutex))
 		goto out_put;
 
@@ -5912,7 +5910,7 @@ static void perf_mmap_close(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
 	mutex_unlock(&event->mmap_mutex);
 
 	/* If there's still other mmap()s of this buffer, we're done. */
-	if (atomic_read(&rb->mmap_count))
+	if (!atomic_dec_and_test(&rb->mmap_count))
 		goto out_put;
 
 	/*
-- 
2.26.2


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2020-09-10 10:41 [PATCH] perf: Fix race in perf_mmap_close function Jiri Olsa
2020-09-10 13:48 ` Namhyung Kim
2020-09-10 14:47   ` Jiri Olsa
2020-09-11  3:05     ` Namhyung Kim
2020-09-11  7:49       ` Jiri Olsa
2020-09-14 12:48         ` Namhyung Kim
2020-09-14 20:59           ` Jiri Olsa
2020-09-15 15:35             ` Michael Petlan
2020-09-16 11:53               ` [PATCHv2] " Jiri Olsa
2020-09-16 13:54                 ` peterz
2020-09-16 14:38                   ` Jiri Olsa
2020-09-16 14:05                 ` peterz
2020-10-12 11:45                 ` [tip: perf/core] perf/core: Fix race in the perf_mmap_close() function tip-bot2 for Jiri Olsa

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