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Date:   Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:39:08 +0100
From:   Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>
To:     Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@...ove.sakura.ne.jp>
Cc:     Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@...il.com>,
        Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
        Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky.work@...il.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        syzkaller <syzkaller@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [syzbot? printk?] no WARN_ON() messages printed before "Kernel
 panic - not syncing: panic_on_warn set ..."

On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 1:32 PM Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 1:07 PM Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 6:27 AM Tetsuo Handa
> > <penguin-kernel@...ove.sakura.ne.jp> wrote:
> > >
> > > Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> > > > > Then, we need to find what test is changing console_loglevel.
> > > > > Maybe add debug BUG_ON() in linux-next.git using CONFIG_DEBUG_AID_FOR_SYZBOT ?
> > > >
> > > > Is there a single place to catch this? I could run syzkaller locally
> > > > first with the check.
> > > >
> > >
> > > There is no such place. But not so many places change permanently.
> > > For x86, you can test with below patch applied.
> > >
> > > ---
> > >  drivers/tty/sysrq.c    |  1 +
> > >  kernel/printk/printk.c |  3 +++
> > >  kernel/sysctl.c        | 23 ++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > >  3 files changed, 26 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/tty/sysrq.c b/drivers/tty/sysrq.c
> > > index fa0ce7d..ad73520 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/tty/sysrq.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/tty/sysrq.c
> > > @@ -91,6 +91,7 @@ static void sysrq_handle_loglevel(int key)
> > >         i = key - '0';
> > >         console_loglevel = CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT;
> > >         pr_info("Loglevel set to %d\n", i);
> > > +       WARN_ONCE(i < CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT, "Reducing console_loglevel to %d", i);
> > >         console_loglevel = i;
> > >  }
> > >  static struct sysrq_key_op sysrq_loglevel_op = {
> > > diff --git a/kernel/printk/printk.c b/kernel/printk/printk.c
> > > index 02ca827..70d1f8c 100644
> > > --- a/kernel/printk/printk.c
> > > +++ b/kernel/printk/printk.c
> > > @@ -1533,11 +1533,13 @@ int do_syslog(int type, char __user *buf, int len, int source)
> > >         case SYSLOG_ACTION_CONSOLE_OFF:
> > >                 if (saved_console_loglevel == LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT)
> > >                         saved_console_loglevel = console_loglevel;
> > > +               WARN_ONCE(minimum_console_loglevel < CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT, "Reducing console_loglevel to %d", minimum_console_loglevel);
> > >                 console_loglevel = minimum_console_loglevel;
> > >                 break;
> > >         /* Enable logging to console */
> > >         case SYSLOG_ACTION_CONSOLE_ON:
> > >                 if (saved_console_loglevel != LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT) {
> > > +                       WARN_ONCE(saved_console_loglevel < CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT, "Reducing console_loglevel to %d", saved_console_loglevel);
> > >                         console_loglevel = saved_console_loglevel;
> > >                         saved_console_loglevel = LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT;
> > >                 }
> > > @@ -1548,6 +1550,7 @@ int do_syslog(int type, char __user *buf, int len, int source)
> > >                         return -EINVAL;
> > >                 if (len < minimum_console_loglevel)
> > >                         len = minimum_console_loglevel;
> > > +               WARN_ONCE(len < CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT, "Reducing console_loglevel to %d", len);
> > >                 console_loglevel = len;
> > >                 /* Implicitly re-enable logging to console */
> > >                 saved_console_loglevel = LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT;
> > > diff --git a/kernel/sysctl.c b/kernel/sysctl.c
> > > index b3df3ab..2170421 100644
> > > --- a/kernel/sysctl.c
> > > +++ b/kernel/sysctl.c
> > > @@ -273,6 +273,27 @@ static int sysrq_sysctl_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
> > >  int sysctl_legacy_va_layout;
> > >  #endif
> > >
> > > +static int proc_dointvec_loglevel(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
> > > +                                 void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos)
> > > +{
> > > +       if (write && buffer && *lenp) {
> > > +               size_t len = *lenp;
> > > +               char *kbuf, *p;
> > > +
> > > +               if (len > PAGE_SIZE - 1)
> > > +                       len = PAGE_SIZE - 1;
> > > +               p = kbuf = memdup_user_nul(buffer, len);
> > > +               if (IS_ERR(kbuf))
> > > +                       return PTR_ERR(kbuf);
> > > +               while (*p && (*p < '0' || *p > '9'))
> > > +                       p++;
> > > +               len = *p ? strtoul(p, &p, 10) : CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT;
> > > +               WARN_ONCE(len < CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL_DEFAULT, "Reducing console_loglevel to %d", (int) len);
> > > +               kfree(kbuf);
> > > +       }
> > > +       return proc_dointvec(table, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
> > > +}
> > > +
> > >  /* The default sysctl tables: */
> > >
> > >  static struct ctl_table sysctl_base_table[] = {
> > > @@ -839,7 +860,7 @@ static int sysrq_sysctl_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
> > >                 .data           = &console_loglevel,
> > >                 .maxlen         = 4*sizeof(int),
> > >                 .mode           = 0644,
> > > -               .proc_handler   = proc_dointvec,
> > > +               .proc_handler   = proc_dointvec_loglevel,
> > >         },
> > >         {
> > >                 .procname       = "printk_ratelimit",
> > > --
> > > 1.8.3.1
> >
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Running this for 10 mins I only got a bunch of these, so at least none
> > of these WARNs does not trigger immediately. But I will continue
> > running it.
> >
> > WARNING in schedule_bh
> > kernel BUG at ./include/linux/mm.h:LINE!
> > WARNING in vkms_vblank_simulate
> > general protection fault in xfrmi_decode_session
> > INFO: task hung in corrupted
> > kernel BUG at drivers/android/binder_alloc.c:LINE!
> > BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference in
> > drm_atomic_helper_commit_modeset_disables
> > INFO: task hung in __rq_qos_throttle
> > WARNING in sk_stream_kill_queues
>
>
> Wait, but isn't SYSLOG_ACTION_CONSOLE_LEVEL what we are looking for?
> syzkaller knows about the syslog syscall:
> https://github.com/google/syzkaller/blob/13026d10f09f0e801c342e6c009ff580d49b894b/sys/linux/sys.txt#L322
> and even though it does not know SYSLOG_ACTION_CONSOLE_LEVEL const, it
> can guess that number.

I've restricted fuzzer from invoking SYSLOG_ACTION_CONSOLE_LEVEL.
Let's see if it helps.

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