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[mm,18/22] kasan: add comment about UACCESS regions to kasan_report

Message ID 1201ca3c2be42c7bd077c53d2e46f4a51dd1476a.1646237226.git.andreyknvl@google.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series kasan: report clean-ups and improvements | expand

Commit Message

andrey.konovalov@linux.dev March 2, 2022, 4:36 p.m. UTC
From: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>

Add a comment explaining why kasan_report() is the only reporting
function that uses user_access_save/restore().

Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
 mm/kasan/report.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/mm/kasan/report.c b/mm/kasan/report.c
index 7915af810815..08631d873204 100644
--- a/mm/kasan/report.c
+++ b/mm/kasan/report.c
@@ -430,6 +430,11 @@  void kasan_report_invalid_free(void *ptr, unsigned long ip)
 	end_report(&flags, ptr);
+ * kasan_report() is the only reporting function that uses
+ * user_access_save/restore(): kasan_report_invalid_free() cannot be called
+ * from a UACCESS region, and kasan_report_async() is not used on x86.
+ */
 bool kasan_report(unsigned long addr, size_t size, bool is_write,
 			unsigned long ip)