Commit a77660d2 authored by Dmitry Vyukov's avatar Dmitry Vyukov Committed by Linus Torvalds

kcov: detect double association with a single task

Currently KCOV_ENABLE does not check if the current task is already
associated with another kcov descriptor.  As the result it is possible
to associate a single task with more than one kcov descriptor, which
later leads to a memory leak of the old descriptor.  This relation is
really meant to be one-to-one (task has only one back link).

Extend validation to detect such misuse.

Fixes: 5c9a8750 ("kernel: add kcov code coverage")
Signed-off-by: default avatarDmitry Vyukov <>
Reported-by: default avatarShankara Pailoor <>
Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <>
Cc: syzbot <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent a1be1f39
......@@ -358,7 +358,8 @@ static int kcov_ioctl_locked(struct kcov *kcov, unsigned int cmd,
if (kcov->mode != KCOV_MODE_INIT || !kcov->area)
return -EINVAL;
if (kcov->t != NULL)
t = current;
if (kcov->t != NULL || t->kcov != NULL)
return -EBUSY;
if (arg == KCOV_TRACE_PC)
kcov->mode = KCOV_MODE_TRACE_PC;
......@@ -370,7 +371,6 @@ static int kcov_ioctl_locked(struct kcov *kcov, unsigned int cmd,
return -EINVAL;
t = current;
/* Cache in task struct for performance. */
t->kcov_size = kcov->size;
t->kcov_area = kcov->area;
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