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Date:   Sat, 22 Aug 2020 18:08:40 +0800
From:   Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
To:     keescook@...omium.org, mhiramat@...nel.org, rostedt@...dmis.org,
        alex.popov@...ux.com, miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
Subject: [PATCH] stackleak: Fix a race between stack erasing sysctl handlers

There is a race between the assignment of `table->data` and write value
to the pointer of `table->data` in the __do_proc_doulongvec_minmax().
Fix this by duplicating the `table`, and only update the duplicate of
it.

Fixes: 964c9dff0091 ("stackleak: Allow runtime disabling of kernel stack erasing")
Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
---
 kernel/stackleak.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/stackleak.c b/kernel/stackleak.c
index a8fc9ae1d03d..fd95b87478ff 100644
--- a/kernel/stackleak.c
+++ b/kernel/stackleak.c
@@ -25,10 +25,15 @@ int stack_erasing_sysctl(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
 	int ret = 0;
 	int state = !static_branch_unlikely(&stack_erasing_bypass);
 	int prev_state = state;
+	struct ctl_table dup_table = *table;
 
-	table->data = &state;
-	table->maxlen = sizeof(int);
-	ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
+	/*
+	 * In order to avoid races with __do_proc_doulongvec_minmax(), we
+	 * can duplicate the @table and alter the duplicate of it.
+	 */
+	dup_table.data = &state;
+	dup_table.maxlen = sizeof(int);
+	ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(&dup_table, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
 	state = !!state;
 	if (ret || !write || state == prev_state)
 		return ret;
-- 
2.11.0

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