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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 09:25:49 -0700
From:   Andrei Vagin <avagin@...il.com>
To:     Mike Rapoport <rppt@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/gup: continue VM_FAULT_RETRY processing event for pre-faults

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 7:32 AM Mike Rapoport <rppt@...ux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> When get_user_pages*() is called with pages = NULL, the processing of
> VM_FAULT_RETRY terminates early without actually retrying to fault-in all
> the pages.
>
> If the pages in the requested range belong to a VMA that has userfaultfd
> registered, handle_userfault() returns VM_FAULT_RETRY *after* user space
> has populated the page, but for the gup pre-fault case there's no actual
> retry and the caller will get no pages although they are present.
>
> This issue was uncovered when running post-copy memory restore in CRIU
> after commit d9c9ce34ed5c ("x86/fpu: Fault-in user stack if
> copy_fpstate_to_sigframe() fails").
>
> After this change, the copying of FPU state to the sigframe switched from
> copy_to_user() variants which caused a real page fault to get_user_pages()
> with pages parameter set to NULL.
>
> In post-copy mode of CRIU, the destination memory is managed with
> userfaultfd and lack of the retry for pre-fault case in get_user_pages()
> causes a crash of the restored process.
>
> Making the pre-fault behavior of get_user_pages() the same as the "normal"
> one fixes the issue.
>

Tested-by: Andrei Vagin <avagin@...il.com>

https://travis-ci.org/avagin/linux/builds/533184940

> Fixes: d9c9ce34ed5c ("x86/fpu: Fault-in user stack if copy_fpstate_to_sigframe() fails")
> Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt@...ux.ibm.com>
> ---
>  mm/gup.c | 15 ++++++++-------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/gup.c b/mm/gup.c
> index 91819b8..c32ae5a 100644
> --- a/mm/gup.c
> +++ b/mm/gup.c
> @@ -936,10 +936,6 @@ static __always_inline long __get_user_pages_locked(struct task_struct *tsk,
>                         BUG_ON(ret >= nr_pages);
>                 }
>
> -               if (!pages)
> -                       /* If it's a prefault don't insist harder */
> -                       return ret;
> -
>                 if (ret > 0) {
>                         nr_pages -= ret;
>                         pages_done += ret;
> @@ -955,8 +951,12 @@ static __always_inline long __get_user_pages_locked(struct task_struct *tsk,
>                                 pages_done = ret;
>                         break;
>                 }
> -               /* VM_FAULT_RETRY triggered, so seek to the faulting offset */
> -               pages += ret;
> +               /*
> +                * VM_FAULT_RETRY triggered, so seek to the faulting offset.
> +                * For the prefault case (!pages) we only update counts.
> +                */
> +               if (likely(pages))
> +                       pages += ret;
>                 start += ret << PAGE_SHIFT;
>
>                 /*
> @@ -979,7 +979,8 @@ static __always_inline long __get_user_pages_locked(struct task_struct *tsk,
>                 pages_done++;
>                 if (!nr_pages)
>                         break;
> -               pages++;
> +               if (likely(pages))
> +                       pages++;
>                 start += PAGE_SIZE;
>         }
>         if (lock_dropped && *locked) {
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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