slub: fix a crash with SLUB_DEBUG + KASAN_SW_TAGS [Linux 5.0]

slub: fix a crash with SLUB_DEBUG + KASAN_SW_TAGS [Linux 5.0]

This Linux kernel change "slub: fix a crash with SLUB_DEBUG + KASAN_SW_TAGS" is included in the Linux 5.0 release. This change is authored by Qian Cai <cai [at]> on Wed Feb 20 22:20:37 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6373dca (patch).

slub: fix a crash with SLUB_DEBUG + KASAN_SW_TAGS

In process_slab(), "p = get_freepointer()" could return a tagged
pointer, but "addr = page_address()" always return a native pointer.  As
the result, slab_index() is messed up here,

    return (p - addr) / s->size;

All other callers of slab_index() have the same situation where "addr"
is from page_address(), so just need to untag "p".

    # cat /sys/kernel/slab/hugetlbfs_inode_cache/alloc_calls

    Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 2bff808aa4856d48
    Mem abort info:
      ESR = 0x96000007
      Exception class = DABT (current EL), IL = 32 bits
      SET = 0, FnV = 0
      EA = 0, S1PTW = 0
    Data abort info:
      ISV = 0, ISS = 0x00000007
      CM = 0, WnR = 0
    swapper pgtable: 64k pages, 48-bit VAs, pgdp = 0000000002498338
    [2bff808aa4856d48] pgd=00000097fcfd0003, pud=00000097fcfd0003, pmd=00000097fca30003, pte=00e8008b24850712
    Internal error: Oops: 96000007 [#1] SMP
    CPU: 3 PID: 79210 Comm: read_all Tainted: G             L    5.0.0-rc7+ #84
    Hardware name: HPE Apollo 70             /C01_APACHE_MB         , BIOS L50_5.13_1.0.6 07/10/2018
    pstate: 00400089 (nzcv daIf +PAN -UAO)
    pc : get_map+0x78/0xec
    lr : get_map+0xa0/0xec
    sp : aeff808989e3f8e0
    x29: aeff808989e3f940 x28: ffff800826200000
    x27: ffff100012d47000 x26: 9700000000002500
    x25: 0000000000000001 x24: 52ff8008200131f8
    x23: 52ff8008200130a0 x22: 52ff800820013098
    x21: ffff800826200000 x20: ffff100013172ba0
    x19: 2bff808a8971bc00 x18: ffff1000148f5538
    x17: 000000000000001b x16: 00000000000000ff
    x15: ffff1000148f5000 x14: 00000000000000d2
    x13: 0000000000000001 x12: 0000000000000000
    x11: 0000000020000002 x10: 2bff808aa4856d48
    x9 : 0000020000000000 x8 : 68ff80082620ebb0
    x7 : 0000000000000000 x6 : ffff1000105da1dc
    x5 : 0000000000000000 x4 : 0000000000000000
    x3 : 0000000000000010 x2 : 2bff808a8971bc00
    x1 : ffff7fe002098800 x0 : ffff80082620ceb0
    Process read_all (pid: 79210, stack limit = 0x00000000f65b9361)
    Call trace:
    Code: d3467d2a 9ac92329 8b0a0e6a f9800151 (c85f7d4b)
    ---[ end trace a383a9a44ff13176 ]---
    Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception
    SMP: stopping secondary CPUs
    SMP: failed to stop secondary CPUs 1-7,32,40,127
    Kernel Offset: disabled
    CPU features: 0x002,20000c18
    Memory Limit: none
    ---[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception ]---

Link:[email protected]
Signed-off-by: Qian Cai <[email protected]>
Reviewed-by: Andrey Konovalov <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[email protected]>

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 mm/slub.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/mm/slub.c b/mm/slub.c
index 2d28301..dc77776 100644
--- a/mm/slub.c
+++ b/mm/slub.c
@@ -317,7 +317,7 @@ static inline void set_freepointer(struct kmem_cache *s, void *object, void *fp)
 /* Determine object index from a given position */
 static inline unsigned int slab_index(void *p, struct kmem_cache *s, void *addr)
-   return (p - addr) / s->size;
+   return (kasan_reset_tag(p) - addr) / s->size;

 static inline unsigned int order_objects(unsigned int order, unsigned int size)

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