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Date:   Wed, 27 Oct 2021 09:39:34 -0300
From:   Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>
To:     Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-team@...com,
        peterz@...radead.org, mingo@...hat.com, stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf-script: check session->header.env.arch before using
 it

Em Sun, Oct 03, 2021 at 10:32:38PM -0700, Song Liu escreveu:
> When perf.data is not written cleanly, we would like to process existing
> data as much as possible (please see f_header.data.size == 0 condition
> in perf_session__read_header). However, perf.data with partial data may
> crash perf. Specifically, we see crash in perf-script for NULL
> session->header.env.arch.
> 
> Fix this by checking session->header.env.arch before using it to determine
> native_arch. Also split the if condition so it is easier to read.
> 
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>
> ---
>  tools/perf/builtin-script.c | 13 +++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
> index 6211d0b84b7a6..7821f6740ac1d 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/builtin-script.c
> @@ -4039,12 +4039,17 @@ int cmd_script(int argc, const char **argv)
>  		goto out_delete;
>  
>  	uname(&uts);
> -	if (data.is_pipe ||  /* assume pipe_mode indicates native_arch */
> -	    !strcmp(uts.machine, session->header.env.arch) ||
> -	    (!strcmp(uts.machine, "x86_64") &&
> -	     !strcmp(session->header.env.arch, "i386")))
> +	if (data.is_pipe)  /* assume pipe_mode indicates native_arch */
>  		native_arch = true;
>  
> +	if (session->header.env.arch) {

Shouldn't the above be:

	else if (session->header.env.arch) {

?

> +		if (!strcmp(uts.machine, session->header.env.arch))
> +			native_arch = true;
> +		else if (!strcmp(uts.machine, "x86_64") &&
> +			 !strcmp(session->header.env.arch, "i386"))
> +			native_arch = true;
> +	}
> +
>  	script.session = session;
>  	script__setup_sample_type(&script);
>  
> -- 
> 2.30.2

-- 

- Arnaldo

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