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Re: [PATCH] mm: don't clobber partially overlapping VMA with MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE




On 10/10/18 10:26 AM, Jann Horn wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 7:19 PM Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed 10-10-18 17:27:36, Jann Horn wrote:
>>> Daniel Micay reports that attempting to use MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE in an
>>> application causes that application to randomly crash. The existing check
>>> for handling MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE looks up the first VMA that either
>>> overlaps or follows the requested region, and then bails out if that VMA
>>> overlaps *the start* of the requested region. It does not bail out if the
>>> VMA only overlaps another part of the requested region.
>>
>> I do not understand. Could you give me an example?
> 
> Sure.
> 
> =======
> user@debian:~$ cat mmap_fixed_simple.c
> #include <sys/mman.h>
> #include <errno.h>
> #include <stdio.h>
> #include <stdlib.h>
> #include <unistd.h>
> 
> #ifndef MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE
> #define MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE 0x100000
> #endif
> 
> int main(void) {
>   char *p;
> 
>   errno = 0;
>   p = mmap((void*)0x10001000, 0x4000, PROT_NONE,
> MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS|MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE, -1, 0);
>   printf("p1=%p err=%m\n", p);
> 
>   errno = 0;
>   p = mmap((void*)0x10000000, 0x2000, PROT_READ,
> MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS|MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE, -1, 0);
>   printf("p2=%p err=%m\n", p);
> 
>   char cmd[100];
>   sprintf(cmd, "cat /proc/%d/maps", getpid());
>   system(cmd);
> 
>   return 0;
> }
> user@debian:~$ gcc -o mmap_fixed_simple mmap_fixed_simple.c
> user@debian:~$ ./mmap_fixed_simple
> p1=0x10001000 err=Success
> p2=0x10000000 err=Success
> 10000000-10002000 r--p 00000000 00:00 0
> 10002000-10005000 ---p 00000000 00:00 0
> 564a9a06f000-564a9a070000 r-xp 00000000 fe:01 264004
>   /home/user/mmap_fixed_simple
> 564a9a26f000-564a9a270000 r--p 00000000 fe:01 264004
>   /home/user/mmap_fixed_simple
> 564a9a270000-564a9a271000 rw-p 00001000 fe:01 264004
>   /home/user/mmap_fixed_simple
> 564a9a54a000-564a9a56b000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0                          [heap]
> 7f8eba447000-7f8eba5dc000 r-xp 00000000 fe:01 405885
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.24.so
> 7f8eba5dc000-7f8eba7dc000 ---p 00195000 fe:01 405885
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.24.so
> 7f8eba7dc000-7f8eba7e0000 r--p 00195000 fe:01 405885
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.24.so
> 7f8eba7e0000-7f8eba7e2000 rw-p 00199000 fe:01 405885
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc-2.24.so
> 7f8eba7e2000-7f8eba7e6000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f8eba7e6000-7f8eba809000 r-xp 00000000 fe:01 405876
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.24.so
> 7f8eba9e9000-7f8eba9eb000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f8ebaa06000-7f8ebaa09000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7f8ebaa09000-7f8ebaa0a000 r--p 00023000 fe:01 405876
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.24.so
> 7f8ebaa0a000-7f8ebaa0b000 rw-p 00024000 fe:01 405876
>   /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ld-2.24.so
> 7f8ebaa0b000-7f8ebaa0c000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7ffcc99fa000-7ffcc9a1b000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0                          [stack]
> 7ffcc9b44000-7ffcc9b47000 r--p 00000000 00:00 0                          [vvar]
> 7ffcc9b47000-7ffcc9b49000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0                          [vdso]
> ffffffffff600000-ffffffffff601000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0
>   [vsyscall]
> user@debian:~$ uname -a
> Linux debian 4.19.0-rc6+ #181 SMP Wed Oct 3 23:43:42 CEST 2018 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> user@debian:~$
> =======
> 
> As you can see, the first page of the mapping at 0x10001000 was clobbered.

This looks good to me. The short example really helped, thanks for that.

(I think my first reply got bounced, sorry if this ends up as a duplicate email
for anyone.)

thanks,
-- 
John Hubbard
NVIDIA