[drivers/misc,v2,2/4] lkdtm/heap: Avoid edge and middle of slabs
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Message ID 20200625203704.317097-3-keescook@chromium.org
State New
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  • lkdtm: Various clean ups
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Kees Cook June 25, 2020, 8:37 p.m. UTC
Har har, after I moved the slab freelist pointer into the middle of the
slab, now it looks like the contents are getting poisoned. Adjust the
test to avoid the freelist pointer again.

Fixes: 3202fa62fb43 ("slub: relocate freelist pointer to middle of object")
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
 drivers/misc/lkdtm/heap.c | 9 +++++----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/misc/lkdtm/heap.c b/drivers/misc/lkdtm/heap.c
index 3c5cec85edce..1323bc16f113 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/lkdtm/heap.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/lkdtm/heap.c
@@ -58,11 +58,12 @@  void lkdtm_READ_AFTER_FREE(void)
 	int *base, *val, saw;
 	size_t len = 1024;
 	/*
-	 * The slub allocator uses the first word to store the free
-	 * pointer in some configurations. Use the middle of the
-	 * allocation to avoid running into the freelist
+	 * The slub allocator will use the either the first word or
+	 * the middle of the allocation to store the free pointer,
+	 * depending on configurations. Store in the second word to
+	 * avoid running into the freelist.
 	 */
-	size_t offset = (len / sizeof(*base)) / 2;
+	size_t offset = sizeof(*base);
 
 	base = kmalloc(len, GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!base) {