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From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Daniel Axtens <dja@axtens.net>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linuxppc-dev <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>,
	Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>,
	linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: READ_ONCE() + STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG == :/ (was Re: [GIT PULL] Please pull powerpc/linux.git powerpc-5.5-2 tag (topic/kasan-bitops))
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:32:48 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAK8P3a014U76S+t3rKyPghepOT_fYHBExuMC27MoGMNffjczEw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a2QYpT_u3D7c_w+hoyeO-Stkj5MWyU_LgGOqnMtKLEudg@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 2:17 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 9:50 PM Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> I'll have my randconfig builder look for instances, so far I found one,
> see below. My feeling is that it would be better to enforce at least
> the size being a 1/2/4/8, to avoid cases where someone thinks
> the access is atomic, but it falls back on a memcpy.
>
>       Arnd
>
> diff --git a/drivers/xen/time.c b/drivers/xen/time.c
> index 0968859c29d0..adb492c0aa34 100644
> --- a/drivers/xen/time.c
> +++ b/drivers/xen/time.c
> @@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ static void xen_get_runstate_snapshot_cpu_delta(
>         do {
>                 state_time = get64(&state->state_entry_time);
>                 rmb();  /* Hypervisor might update data. */
> -               *res = READ_ONCE(*state);
> +               memcpy(res, state, sizeof(*res));
>                 rmb();  /* Hypervisor might update data. */
>         } while (get64(&state->state_entry_time) != state_time ||
>                  (state_time & XEN_RUNSTATE_UPDATE));


A few hundred randconfig (x86, arm32 and arm64) builds later I
still only found one other instance:

diff --git a/net/xdp/xsk_queue.h b/net/xdp/xsk_queue.h
index eddae4688862..1c1f33447e96 100644
--- a/net/xdp/xsk_queue.h
+++ b/net/xdp/xsk_queue.h
@@ -304,7 +304,9 @@ static inline struct xdp_desc
*xskq_validate_desc(struct xsk_queue *q,
                struct xdp_rxtx_ring *ring = (struct xdp_rxtx_ring *)q->ring;
                unsigned int idx = q->cons_tail & q->ring_mask;

-               *desc = READ_ONCE(ring->desc[idx]);
+               barrier();
+               memcpy(desc, &ring->desc[idx], sizeof(*desc));
+               barrier();
                if (xskq_is_valid_desc(q, desc, umem))
                        return desc;

       Arnd

  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-13 21:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 43+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-06 12:46 [GIT PULL] Please pull powerpc/linux.git powerpc-5.5-2 tag (topic/kasan-bitops) Michael Ellerman
2019-12-06 13:16 ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-10  5:38   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-12-10 10:15     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-11  0:29       ` Michael Ellerman
2019-12-12  5:42   ` READ_ONCE() + STACKPROTECTOR_STRONG == :/ (was Re: [GIT PULL] Please pull powerpc/linux.git powerpc-5.5-2 tag (topic/kasan-bitops)) Michael Ellerman
2019-12-12  8:01     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-12 10:07       ` Will Deacon
2019-12-12 10:46         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-12 17:04           ` Will Deacon
2019-12-12 17:16             ` Will Deacon
2019-12-12 17:41           ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-12 17:50             ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-12-12 18:06             ` Will Deacon
2019-12-12 18:29               ` Christian Borntraeger
2019-12-12 18:43               ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-12 19:34                 ` Will Deacon
2019-12-12 20:21                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-12 20:53                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-13 10:47                       ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2019-12-13 12:56                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-13 14:28                           ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2019-12-12 20:49                   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-13 13:17                     ` Arnd Bergmann
2019-12-13 21:32                       ` Arnd Bergmann [this message]
2019-12-13 22:01                         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-16 10:28                       ` Will Deacon
2019-12-16 11:47                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-12-16 12:06                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2019-12-17 17:07                     ` Will Deacon
2019-12-17 18:04                       ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-17 18:05                         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-17 18:31                           ` Will Deacon
2019-12-17 18:32                         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-12-18 12:17                           ` Michael Ellerman
2019-12-19 12:11                           ` Will Deacon
2019-12-18 10:22                     ` Christian Borntraeger
2019-12-18 10:35                       ` Will Deacon
2019-12-13 12:07           ` Michael Ellerman
2019-12-13 13:53             ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-12-13 21:06               ` Michael Ellerman
2019-12-12 15:10     ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-12-06 22:15 ` [GIT PULL] Please pull powerpc/linux.git powerpc-5.5-2 tag (topic/kasan-bitops) pr-tracker-bot

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