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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:00:52 +0100
From:   Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>
To:     Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com>
Cc:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        kasan-dev <kasan-dev@...glegroups.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lkdtm: disable KASAN for rodata.o

On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 8:15 PM Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> Building lkdtm with KASAN and Clang 11 or later results in the following
> error when attempting to load the module:
>
>   kernel tried to execute NX-protected page - exploit attempt? (uid: 0)
>   BUG: unable to handle page fault for address: ffffffffc019cd70
>   #PF: supervisor instruction fetch in kernel mode
>   #PF: error_code(0x0011) - permissions violation
>   ...
>   RIP: 0010:asan.module_ctor+0x0/0xffffffffffffa290 [lkdtm]
>   ...
>   Call Trace:
>    do_init_module+0x17c/0x570
>    load_module+0xadee/0xd0b0
>    __x64_sys_finit_module+0x16c/0x1a0
>    do_syscall_64+0x34/0x50
>    entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9
>
> The reason is that rodata.o generates a dummy function that lives in
> .rodata to validate that .rodata can't be executed; however, Clang 11
> adds KASAN globals support by generating module constructors to
> initialize globals redzones. When Clang 11 adds a module constructor to
> rodata.o, it is also added to .rodata: any attempt to call it on
> initialization results in the above error.
>
> Therefore, disable KASAN instrumentation for rodata.o.
>
> Signed-off-by: Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com>
> ---
>  drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile b/drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile
> index c70b3822013f..1c4c7aca0026 100644
> --- a/drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/misc/lkdtm/Makefile
> @@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ lkdtm-$(CONFIG_LKDTM)         += usercopy.o
>  lkdtm-$(CONFIG_LKDTM)          += stackleak.o
>  lkdtm-$(CONFIG_LKDTM)          += cfi.o
>
> +KASAN_SANITIZE_rodata.o                := n
>  KASAN_SANITIZE_stackleak.o     := n
>  KCOV_INSTRUMENT_rodata.o       := n
>
>
> base-commit: 2c85ebc57b3e1817b6ce1a6b703928e113a90442
> --
> 2.29.2.684.gfbc64c5ab5-goog
>

Reviewed-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>

Thanks for taking care of this!

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