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Date:   Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:14:24 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: Bug with BPF_ALU64 | BPF_END?

From: Edward Cree <>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:53:17 +0100

> Is BPF_END supposed to only be used with BPF_ALU, never with BPF_ALU64?
> In kernel/bpf/core.c:___bpf_prog_run(), there are only jump table targets
>  for the BPF_ALU case, not for the BPF_ALU64 case (opcodes 0xd7 and 0xdf).
> But the verifier doesn't enforce this; by crafting a program that uses
>  these opcodes I can get a WARN when they're run (without JIT; it looks
>  like the x86 JIT, at least, won't like it either).
> Proposed patch below the cut; build-tested only.

Good catch.

A really neat test would be a program that uploads random BPF programs
into the kernel, in a syzkaller'ish way.  It might have triggered this

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