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Date:   Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:03:04 -0800
From:   Song Liu <liu.song.a23@...il.com>
To:     Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...nel.org>
Cc:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>,
        Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Subject: Re: [PATCH perf/urgent] perf tools: Fix crash in ordered_events__free

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 3:54 AM Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> Song Liu reported crash in perf record:
>
> > #0  0x0000000000500055 in ordered_events(float, long double,...)(...) ()
> > #1  0x0000000000500196 in ordered_events.reinit ()
> > #2  0x00000000004fe413 in perf_session.process_events ()
> > #3  0x0000000000440431 in cmd_record ()
> > #4  0x00000000004a439f in run_builtin ()
> > #5  0x000000000042b3e5 in main ()"
>
> This can happen when we get out of the buffers during
> event processing. The subsequent ordered_events__free
> assumes the oe->buffer != NULL and crashes. Adding
> the check to prevent that.
>
> Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>
> Fixes: d5ceb62b3654 ("perf ordered_events: Add 'struct ordered_events_buffer' layer")
> Reported-by: Song Liu <liu.song.a23@...il.com>
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-914bml5kabz2m9mbywd7el9l@git.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...nel.org>

Reviewed-and-tested-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>

Thanks again for the fix!
Song



> ---
>  tools/perf/util/ordered-events.c | 6 ++++--
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/ordered-events.c b/tools/perf/util/ordered-events.c
> index 897589507d97..ea523d3b248f 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/ordered-events.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/ordered-events.c
> @@ -391,8 +391,10 @@ void ordered_events__free(struct ordered_events *oe)
>          * Current buffer might not have all the events allocated
>          * yet, we need to free only allocated ones ...
>          */
> -       list_del(&oe->buffer->list);
> -       ordered_events_buffer__free(oe->buffer, oe->buffer_idx, oe);
> +       if (oe->buffer) {
> +               list_del(&oe->buffer->list);
> +               ordered_events_buffer__free(oe->buffer, oe->buffer_idx, oe);
> +       }
>
>         /* ... and continue with the rest */
>         list_for_each_entry_safe(buffer, tmp, &oe->to_free, list) {
> --
> 2.17.2
>

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