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Date:   Fri, 6 Mar 2020 19:28:31 -0800
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>
To:     Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
Cc:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Joel Fernandes <joel@...lfernandes.org>,
        Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org,
        gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, gustavo@...eddedor.com,
        tglx@...utronix.de, josh@...htriplett.org,
        mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com, jiangshanlai@...il.com,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/kprobes: Prohibit probing on rcu_nmi_exit() and
 ist_exit()

On Sat, Mar 07, 2020 at 12:02:12PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> Prohibit probing on rcu_nmi_exit() and ist_exit() which
> are called from do_int3()'s kprobe path after kprobe_int3_handler().
> 
> The commit c13324a505c7 ("x86/kprobes: Prohibit probing on
> functions before kprobe_int3_handler()") tried to fix similar
> issue, but it only marks the functions before kprobe_int3_handler()
> in do_int3().
> 
> If we put a kprobe on rcu_nmi_exit() or ist_exit(), the kprobes
> will detect reentrance. However, it only skips the kprobe handler,
> exits from do_int3() and hits ist_exit() and rcu_nmi_exit() again.
> Thus, it causes another int3 exception and finally we will get
> the kernel panic with "Unrecoverable kprobe detected." error message.
> 
> This is reproducible by the following commands.
> 
> / # echo 0 > /proc/sys/debug/kprobes-optimization
> / # echo p vfs_read > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
> / # echo p rcu_nmi_exit >> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
> / # echo 1 > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/kprobes/enable
> 
> Fixes: c13324a505c7 ("x86/kprobes: Prohibit probing on functions before kprobe_int3_handler()")
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org

>From an RCU perspective:

Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...nel.org>

> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/traps.c |    1 +
>  kernel/rcu/tree.c       |    1 +
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c b/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> index 6ef00eb6fbb9..c63fb7697794 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> @@ -115,6 +115,7 @@ void ist_exit(struct pt_regs *regs)
>  	if (!user_mode(regs))
>  		rcu_nmi_exit();
>  }
> +NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(ist_exit);
>  
>  /**
>   * ist_begin_non_atomic() - begin a non-atomic section in an IST exception
> diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> index d91c9156fab2..c49ea0e919f9 100644
> --- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> @@ -670,6 +670,7 @@ void rcu_nmi_exit(void)
>  {
>  	rcu_nmi_exit_common(false);
>  }
> +NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(rcu_nmi_exit);
>  
>  /**
>   * rcu_irq_exit - inform RCU that current CPU is exiting irq towards idle
> 

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