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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:24:17 +0400
From:	Andrey Ryabinin <a.ryabinin@...sung.com>
To:	Christoph Lameter <cl@...two.org>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
	Konstantin Serebryany <kcc@...gle.com>,
	Alexey Preobrazhensky <preobr@...gle.com>,
	Andrey Konovalov <adech.fo@...il.com>,
	Yuri Gribov <tetra2005@...il.com>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@...il.com>,
	Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@...cle.com>,
	Michal Marek <mmarek@...e.cz>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
	Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
	x86@...nel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH RESEND -next 15/21] mm: slub: add kernel address
 sanitizer hooks to slub allocator

On 07/09/14 18:48, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2014, Andrey Ryabinin wrote:
> 
>> With this patch kasan will be able to catch bugs in memory allocated
>> by slub.
>> Allocated slab page, this whole page marked as unaccessible
>> in corresponding shadow memory.
>> On allocation of slub object requested allocation size marked as
>> accessible, and the rest of the object (including slub's metadata)
>> marked as redzone (unaccessible).
>>
>> We also mark object as accessible if ksize was called for this object.
>> There is some places in kernel where ksize function is called to inquire
>> size of really allocated area. Such callers could validly access whole
>> allocated memory, so it should be marked as accessible by kasan_krealloc call.
> 
> Do you really need to go through all of this? Add the hooks to
> kmem_cache_alloc_trace() instead and use the existing instrumentation
> that is there for other purposes?
> 

I could move kasan_kmalloc hooks kmem_cache_alloc_trace(), and I think it will look better.
Hovewer I will require two hooks instead of one (for CONFIG_TRACING=y and CONFIG_TRACING=n).

Btw, seems I broke CONFIG_SL[AO]B configurations in this patch by  introducing __ksize function
which used in krealloc now.
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