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Date:   Sat, 8 Aug 2020 00:17:55 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     John Stultz <john.stultz@...aro.org>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@...ntu.com>,
        Sargun Dhillon <sargun@...gun.me>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 3/9] net/scm: Regularize compat handling of
 scm_detach_fds()

On Fri, Aug 07, 2020 at 05:02:15PM -0700, John Stultz wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2020 at 3:18 PM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 07, 2020 at 01:29:24PM -0700, John Stultz wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:28 AM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Duplicate the cleanups from commit 2618d530dd8b ("net/scm: cleanup
> > > > scm_detach_fds") into the compat code.
> > > >
> > > > Replace open-coded __receive_sock() with a call to the helper.
> > > >
> > > > Move the check added in commit 1f466e1f15cf ("net: cleanly handle kernel
> > > > vs user buffers for ->msg_control") to before the compat call, even
> > > > though it should be impossible for an in-kernel call to also be compat.
> > > >
> > > > Correct the int "flags" argument to unsigned int to match fd_install()
> > > > and similar APIs.
> > > >
> > > > Regularize any remaining differences, including a whitespace issue,
> > > > a checkpatch warning, and add the check from commit 6900317f5eff ("net,
> > > > scm: fix PaX detected msg_controllen overflow in scm_detach_fds") which
> > > > fixed an overflow unique to 64-bit. To avoid confusion when comparing
> > > > the compat handler to the native handler, just include the same check
> > > > in the compat handler.
> > > >
> > > > Acked-by: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@...ntu.com>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> > > > ---
> > >
> > > Hey Kees,
> > >   So during the merge window (while chasing a few other regressions),
> > > I noticed occasionally my Dragonboard 845c running AOSP having trouble
> > > with the web browser crashing or other apps hanging, and I've bisected
> > > the issue down to this change.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately it doesn't revert cleanly so I can't validate reverting
> > > it sorts things against linus/HEAD.  Anyway, I wanted to check and see
> > > if you had any other reports of similar or any ideas what might be
> > > going wrong?
> >
> > Hi; Yes, sorry for the trouble. I had a typo in a refactor of
> > SCM_RIGHTS. I suspect it'll be fixed by this:
> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1fa2c0a0c814fbae0eb3e79a510765225570d043
> >
> > Can you verify Linus's latest tree works for you? If not, there might be
> > something else hiding in the corners...
> 
> Thanks so much! Yes, I just updated to Linus' latest and the issue has
> disappeared!
> 
> thanks again!

Whew; sorry again and thanks for testing! :)

-- 
Kees Cook

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