lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:14:53 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
        Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@...ux.intel.com>,
        "Steven Rostedt (VMware)" <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Subject: [PATCH 4.19 140/280] tracing: Use strncpy instead of memcpy for string keys in hist triggers

4.19-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@...ux.intel.com>

commit 9f0bbf3115ca9f91f43b7c74e9ac7d79f47fc6c2 upstream.

Because there may be random garbage beyond a string's null terminator,
it's not correct to copy the the complete character array for use as a
hist trigger key.  This results in multiple histogram entries for the
'same' string key.

So, in the case of a string key, use strncpy instead of memcpy to
avoid copying in the extra bytes.

Before, using the gdbus entries in the following hist trigger as an
example:

  # echo 'hist:key=comm' > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_waking/trigger
  # cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_waking/hist

  ...

  { comm: ImgDecoder #4                      } hitcount:        203
  { comm: gmain                              } hitcount:        213
  { comm: gmain                              } hitcount:        216
  { comm: StreamTrans #73                    } hitcount:        221
  { comm: mozStorage #3                      } hitcount:        230
  { comm: gdbus                              } hitcount:        233
  { comm: StyleThread#5                      } hitcount:        253
  { comm: gdbus                              } hitcount:        256
  { comm: gdbus                              } hitcount:        260
  { comm: StyleThread#4                      } hitcount:        271

  ...

  # cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_waking/hist | egrep gdbus | wc -l
  51

After:

  # cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_waking/hist | egrep gdbus | wc -l
  1

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/50c35ae1267d64eee975b8125e151e600071d4dc.1549309756.git.tom.zanussi@linux.intel.com

Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
Fixes: 79e577cbce4c4 ("tracing: Support string type key properly")
Signed-off-by: Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@...ux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c |    5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c
@@ -4621,9 +4621,10 @@ static inline void add_to_key(char *comp
 		/* ensure NULL-termination */
 		if (size > key_field->size - 1)
 			size = key_field->size - 1;
-	}
 
-	memcpy(compound_key + key_field->offset, key, size);
+		strncpy(compound_key + key_field->offset, (char *)key, size);
+	} else
+		memcpy(compound_key + key_field->offset, key, size);
 }
 
 static void


Powered by blists - more mailing lists