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Date:	Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:03:42 +0100
From:	Will Deacon <>
To:	AKASHI Takahiro <>
Cc:	Andy Lutomirski <>,
	Deepak Saxena <>,
	Will Drewry <>,
	Kees Cook <>,
	"" <>,
	Catalin Marinas <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 1/3] arm64: ptrace: reload a syscall number after
 ptrace operations

On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 11:36:49AM +0100, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> On 07/25/2014 12:01 AM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >>> If so, then you risk (at least) introducing
> >>>
> >>> a nice user-triggerable OOPS if audit is enabled.
> >>
> >>
> >> Can you please elaborate this?
> >> Since I didn't find any definition of audit's behavior when syscall is
> >> rewritten to -1, I thought it is reasonable to skip "exit tracing" of
> >> "skipped" syscall.
> >> (otherwise, "fake" seems to be more appropriate :)
> >
> > The audit entry hook will oops if you call it twice in a row without
> > calling the exit hook in between.
> Thank you, I could reproduce this problem which hits BUG(in_syscall) in
> audit_syscall_entry(). Really bad, and I fixed it in my next version and
> now a "skipped" system call is also traced by audit.

Can you reproduce this on arch/arm/ too? If so, we should also fix the code

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