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[v6,22/39] kasan, fork: reset pointer tags of vmapped stacks

Message ID c6c96f012371ecd80e1936509ebcd3b07a5956f7.1643047180.git.andreyknvl@google.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series kasan, vmalloc, arm64: add vmalloc tagging support for SW/HW_TAGS | expand

Commit Message

andrey.konovalov@linux.dev Jan. 24, 2022, 6:04 p.m. UTC
From: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>

Once tag-based KASAN modes start tagging vmalloc() allocations,
kernel stacks start getting tagged if CONFIG_VMAP_STACK is enabled.

Reset the tag of kernel stack pointers after allocation in

For SW_TAGS KASAN, when CONFIG_KASAN_STACK is enabled, the
instrumentation can't handle the SP register being tagged.

For HW_TAGS KASAN, there's no instrumentation-related issues. However,
the impact of having a tagged SP register needs to be properly evaluated,
so keep it non-tagged for now.

Note, that the memory for the stack allocation still gets tagged to
catch vmalloc-into-stack out-of-bounds accesses.

Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Alexander Potapenko <glider@google.com>


Changes v2->v3:
- Update patch description.
 kernel/fork.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
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diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index d75a528f7b21..57d624f05182 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -254,6 +254,7 @@  static unsigned long *alloc_thread_stack_node(struct task_struct *tsk, int node)
 	 * so cache the vm_struct.
 	if (stack) {
+		stack = kasan_reset_tag(stack);
 		tsk->stack_vm_area = find_vm_area(stack);
 		tsk->stack = stack;