Documentation: {u,k}probes: add tracing_on before tracing [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "Documentation: {u,k}probes: add tracing_on before tracing" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Lecopzer Chen <lecopzer.chen [at] mediatek.com> on Thu May 9 18:31:16 2019 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 78a8946 (patch). Documentation: {u,k}probes: add tracing_on before tracing After following the […]

kprobes: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Tue Jan 22 16:21:46 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8c0fd1f (patch). kprobes: no need to check […]

kprobes: Initialize kprobes at postcore_initcall [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Initialize kprobes at postcore_initcall" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed May 22 17:32:27 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b5f8b32 (patch). kprobes: Initialize kprobes at postcore_initcall Initialize kprobes at postcore_initcall level […]

kprobes: Fix potential deadlock in kprobe_optimizer() [Linux 4.19.72]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Fix potential deadlock in kprobe_optimizer()" is included in the Linux 4.19.72 release. This change is authored by Andrea Righi <andrea.righi [at] canonical.com> on Mon Aug 12 20:43:02 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5e1d50a (patch) which is from upstream commit f1c6ece. The same Linux […]

kprobes: Fix potential deadlock in kprobe_optimizer() [Linux 4.14.143]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Fix potential deadlock in kprobe_optimizer()" is included in the Linux 4.14.143 release. This change is authored by Andrea Righi <andrea.righi [at] canonical.com> on Mon Aug 12 20:43:02 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ab978e7 (patch) which is from upstream commit f1c6ece. The same Linux […]

kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Sun Feb 24 01:50:20 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 51d68a4 (patch) which is from upstream commit fabe38a. The same […]

arm64: kprobes: Avoid calling kprobes debug handlers explicitly [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: kprobes: Avoid calling kprobes debug handlers explicitly" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Will Deacon <will.deacon [at] arm.com> on Tue Feb 26 14:35:00 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a22d570 (patch). arm64: kprobes: Avoid calling kprobes debug handlers […]

kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Sun Feb 24 01:50:20 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fabe38a (patch). kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe Mark […]

kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Mon Apr 15 15:01:25 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5f843ed (patch). kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized […]

arm64: kprobes: Use arch_populate_kprobe_blacklist() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: kprobes: Use arch_populate_kprobe_blacklist()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 00:44:48 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6a019a9 (patch). arm64: kprobes: Use arch_populate_kprobe_blacklist() Use arch_populate_kprobe_blacklist() instead of arch_within_kprobe_blacklist() so that […]

arm64: kprobes: Move exception_text check in blacklist [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: kprobes: Move exception_text check in blacklist" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 00:44:19 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6e08af0 (patch). arm64: kprobes: Move exception_text check in blacklist Move […]

arm64: kprobes: Remove unneeded RODATA check [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: kprobes: Remove unneeded RODATA check" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 00:43:51 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b558616 (patch). arm64: kprobes: Remove unneeded RODATA check Remove unneeded RODATA […]

arm64: kprobes: Move extable address check into arch_prepare_kprobe() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: kprobes: Move extable address check into arch_prepare_kprobe()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 00:43:22 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a872fc8 (patch). arm64: kprobes: Move extable address check into […]

kprobes: Prohibit probing on bsearch() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Prohibit probing on bsearch()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Andrea Righi <righi.andrea [at] gmail.com> on Wed Feb 13 01:15:34 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 02106f8 (patch). kprobes: Prohibit probing on bsearch() Since kprobe breakpoing handler is […]

kprobes: Prohibit probing on lockdep functions [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Prohibit probing on lockdep functions" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 01:15:05 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2f43c60 (patch). kprobes: Prohibit probing on lockdep functions Some lockdep functions […]

kprobes: Prohibit probing on RCU debug routine [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Prohibit probing on RCU debug routine" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 01:14:37 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a39f15b (patch). kprobes: Prohibit probing on RCU debug routine Since […]

kprobes: Prohibit probing on preemption checking debug functions [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Prohibit probing on preemption checking debug functions" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 01:14:09 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 984640c (patch). kprobes: Prohibit probing on preemption checking debug […]

kprobes: Prohibit probing on hardirq tracers [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Prohibit probing on hardirq tracers" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 01:13:40 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is eeeb080 (patch). kprobes: Prohibit probing on hardirq tracers Since kprobes breakpoint […]

kprobes: Search non-suffixed symbol in blacklist [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Search non-suffixed symbol in blacklist" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Wed Feb 13 01:13:12 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6143c6f (patch). kprobes: Search non-suffixed symbol in blacklist Newer GCC versions […]

x86/hw_breakpoints, kprobes: Remove kprobes ifdeffery [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "x86/hw_breakpoints, kprobes: Remove kprobes ifdeffery" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Borislav Petkov <bp [at] suse.de> on Sun Jan 27 14:03:57 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fab9407 (patch). x86/hw_breakpoints, kprobes: Remove kprobes ifdeffery Remove the ifdeffery in the […]