[PATCH v5 1/3] arm64: ptrace: reload a syscall number after ptrace operations
will.deacon at arm.com
Tue Jul 29 06:26:59 PDT 2014
On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 07:49:47AM +0100, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> On 07/25/2014 08:03 PM, Will Deacon wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 11:36:49AM +0100, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> >> On 07/25/2014 12:01 AM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >>>>> If so, then you risk (at least) introducing
> >>>>> a nice user-triggerable OOPS if audit is enabled.
> >>>> Can you please elaborate this?
> >>>> Since I didn't find any definition of audit's behavior when syscall is
> >>>> rewritten to -1, I thought it is reasonable to skip "exit tracing" of
> >>>> "skipped" syscall.
> >>>> (otherwise, "fake" seems to be more appropriate :)
> >>> The audit entry hook will oops if you call it twice in a row without
> >>> calling the exit hook in between.
> >> Thank you, I could reproduce this problem which hits BUG(in_syscall) in
> >> audit_syscall_entry(). Really bad, and I fixed it in my next version and
> >> now a "skipped" system call is also traced by audit.
> > Can you reproduce this on arch/arm/ too? If so, we should also fix the code
> > there.
> As far as I tried on arm with syscall auditing enabled,
> 1) Changing a syscall number to -1 under seccomp doesn't hit BUG_ON(in_syscall).
> 2) But, in fact, audit_syscall_entry() is NOT called in this case because
> __secure_computing() returns -1 and then it causes the succeeding tracing
> in syscall_trace_enter(), including audit_syscall_entry(), skipped.
What happens if CONFIG_SECCOMP=n?
> 3) On the other hand, calling syscall(-1) from userspace hits BUG_ON because
> the return path, ret_slow_syscall, doesn't contain syscall_trace_exit().
> 4) When we re-write a syscall number to -1 without seccomp, we will also see
> BUG_ON hit, although I didn't try yet.
> Fixing case 3 is easy, but should we also fix case 2?
I think so.
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