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Date:   Fri, 3 Nov 2017 19:42:46 +0100
From:   Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
To:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
Cc:     security@...nel.org, Robert O'Callahan <robert@...llahan.org>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        Kyle Huey <me@...ehuey.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 3/3] remove the no longer needed SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE check in
 complete_signal()

complete_signal() checks SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE before it starts to destroy the
thread group, today this is wrong in many ways.

If nothing else, fatal_signal_pending() should always imply that the whole
thread group (except ->group_exit_task if it is not NULL) is killed, this
check breaks the rule.

After the previous changes we can rely on sig_task_ignored(); sig_fatal(sig)
&& SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE can only be true if we actually want to kill this task
and sig == SIGKILL OR it is traced and debugger can intercept the signal.

This should hopefully fix the problem reported by Dmitry. This test-case

	static int init(void *arg)
	{
		for (;;)
			pause();
	}

	int main(void)
	{
		char stack[16 * 1024];

		for (;;) {
			int pid = clone(init, stack + sizeof(stack)/2,
					CLONE_NEWPID | SIGCHLD, NULL);
			assert(pid > 0);

			assert(ptrace(PTRACE_ATTACH, pid, 0, 0) == 0);
			assert(waitpid(-1, NULL, WSTOPPED) == pid);

			assert(ptrace(PTRACE_DETACH, pid, 0, SIGSTOP) == 0);
			assert(syscall(__NR_tkill, pid, SIGKILL) == 0);
			assert(pid == wait(NULL));
		}
	}

triggers the WARN_ON_ONCE(!(task->jobctl & JOBCTL_STOP_PENDING)) in
task_participate_group_stop(). do_signal_stop()->signal_group_exit()
checks SIGNAL_GROUP_EXIT and return false, but task_set_jobctl_pending()
checks fatal_signal_pending() and does not set JOBCTL_STOP_PENDING.

And his should fix the minor security problem reported by Kyle,
SECCOMP_RET_TRACE can miss fatal_signal_pending() the same way if
the task is the root of a pid namespace.

Reported-by: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>
Reported-by: Kyle Huey <me@...ehuey.com>
Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
---
 kernel/signal.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/signal.c b/kernel/signal.c
index 8fc0182..7e15b56 100644
--- a/kernel/signal.c
+++ b/kernel/signal.c
@@ -931,9 +931,9 @@ static void complete_signal(int sig, struct task_struct *p, int group)
 	 * then start taking the whole group down immediately.
 	 */
 	if (sig_fatal(p, sig) &&
-	    !(signal->flags & (SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE | SIGNAL_GROUP_EXIT)) &&
+	    !(signal->flags & SIGNAL_GROUP_EXIT) &&
 	    !sigismember(&t->real_blocked, sig) &&
-	    (sig == SIGKILL || !t->ptrace)) {
+	    (sig == SIGKILL || !p->ptrace)) {
 		/*
 		 * This signal will be fatal to the whole group.
 		 */
-- 
2.5.0


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