This Linux kernel change "kallsyms: exclude kasan local symbols on s390" is included in the Linux 4.9.187 release. This change is authored by Vasily Gorbik <gor [at] linux.ibm.com> on Fri Jun 28 19:22:47 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c677e7a (patch) which is from upstream commit 33177f0. The same Linux upstream change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find all Linux releases containing changes from upstream 33177f0.
kallsyms: exclude kasan local symbols on s390 [ Upstream commit 33177f01ca3fe550146bb9001bec2fd806b2f40c ] gcc asan instrumentation emits the following sequence to store frame pc when the kernel is built with CONFIG_RELOCATABLE: debug/vsprintf.s: .section .data.rel.ro.local,"aw" .align 8 .LC3: .quad [email protected] .text .align 8 .type number, @function number: .LASANPC4826: and in case reloc is issued for LASANPC label it also gets into .symtab with the same address as actual function symbol: $ nm -n vmlinux | grep 0000000001397150 0000000001397150 t .LASANPC4826 0000000001397150 t number In the end kernel backtraces are almost unreadable: [ 143.748476] Call Trace: [ 143.748484] ([<000000002da3e62c>] .LASANPC2671+0x114/0x190) [ 143.748492] [<000000002eca1a58>] .LASANPC2612+0x110/0x160 [ 143.748502] [<000000002de9d830>] print_address_description+0x80/0x3b0 [ 143.748511] [<000000002de9dd64>] __kasan_report+0x15c/0x1c8 [ 143.748521] [<000000002ecb56d4>] strrchr+0x34/0x60 [ 143.748534] [<000003ff800a9a40>] kasan_strings+0xb0/0x148 [test_kasan] [ 143.748547] [<000003ff800a9bba>] kmalloc_tests_init+0xe2/0x528 [test_kasan] [ 143.748555] [<000000002da2117c>] .LASANPC4069+0x354/0x748 [ 143.748563] [<000000002dbfbb16>] do_init_module+0x136/0x3b0 [ 143.748571] [<000000002dbff3f4>] .LASANPC3191+0x2164/0x25d0 [ 143.748580] [<000000002dbffc4c>] .LASANPC3196+0x184/0x1b8 [ 143.748587] [<000000002ecdf2ec>] system_call+0xd8/0x2d8 Since LASANPC labels are not even unique and get into .symtab only due to relocs filter them out in kallsyms. Signed-off-by: Vasily Gorbik <[email protected]> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <[email protected]> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <[email protected]>
There are 3 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.
scripts/kallsyms.c | 3 +++ 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+) diff --git a/scripts/kallsyms.c b/scripts/kallsyms.c index 1f22a18..2c8b8c6 100644 --- a/scripts/kallsyms.c +++ b/scripts/kallsyms.c @@ -161,6 +161,9 @@ static int read_symbol(FILE *in, struct sym_entry *s) /* exclude debugging symbols */ else if (stype == 'N') return -1; + /* exclude s390 kasan local symbols */ + else if (!strncmp(sym, ".LASANPC", 8)) + return -1; /* include the type field in the symbol name, so that it gets * compressed together */