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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:53:14 +0100
From:	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
To:	Roland McGrath <roland@...hat.com>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH v2] ptrace: copy_process() should disable stepping

If the tracee calls fork() after PTRACE_SINGLESTEP, the forked child starts
with TIF_SINGLESTEP/X86_EFLAGS_TF bits copied from ptraced parent. This is
not right, especially when the new child is not auto-attaced: in this case
it is killed by SIGTRAP.

Change copy_process() to call user_disable_single_step(). Tested on x86.

Test-case:

	#include <stdio.h>
	#include <unistd.h>
	#include <signal.h>
	#include <sys/ptrace.h>
	#include <sys/wait.h>
	#include <assert.h>

	int main(void)
	{
		int pid, status;

		if (!(pid = fork())) {
			assert(ptrace(PTRACE_TRACEME) == 0);
			kill(getpid(), SIGSTOP);

			if (!fork()) {
				/* kernel bug: this child will be killed by SIGTRAP */
				printf("Hello world\n");
				return 43;
			}

			wait(&status);
			return WEXITSTATUS(status);
		}

		for (;;) {
			assert(pid == wait(&status));
			if (WIFEXITED(status))
				break;
			assert(ptrace(PTRACE_SINGLESTEP, pid, 0,0) == 0);
		}

		assert(WEXITSTATUS(status) == 43);
		return 0;
	}

Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
---

 kernel/fork.c |    5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- V1/kernel/fork.c~FORK_DISABLE_STEP	2009-10-09 19:52:23.000000000 +0200
+++ V1/kernel/fork.c	2009-11-10 00:45:12.000000000 +0100
@@ -1199,9 +1199,10 @@ static struct task_struct *copy_process(
 		p->sas_ss_sp = p->sas_ss_size = 0;
 
 	/*
-	 * Syscall tracing should be turned off in the child regardless
-	 * of CLONE_PTRACE.
+	 * Syscall tracing and stepping should be turned off in the
+	 * child regardless of CLONE_PTRACE.
 	 */
+	user_disable_single_step(p);
 	clear_tsk_thread_flag(p, TIF_SYSCALL_TRACE);
 #ifdef TIF_SYSCALL_EMU
 	clear_tsk_thread_flag(p, TIF_SYSCALL_EMU);

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