Commit 1aedcafb authored by Sergey Senozhatsky's avatar Sergey Senozhatsky Committed by Linus Torvalds

zsmalloc: calling zs_map_object() from irq is a bug

Use BUG_ON(in_interrupt()) in zs_map_object().  This is not a new
BUG_ON(), it's always been there, but was recently changed to
VM_BUG_ON().  There are several problems there.  First, we use use
per-CPU mappings both in zsmalloc and in zram, and interrupt may easily
corrupt those buffers.  Second, and more importantly, we believe it's
possible to start leaking sensitive information.  Consider the following
case:

-> process P
	swap out
	 zram
	  per-cpu mapping CPU1
	   compress page A
-> IRQ

	swap out
	 zram
	  per-cpu mapping CPU1
	   compress page B
	    write page from per-cpu mapping CPU1 to zsmalloc pool
	iret

-> process P
	    write page from per-cpu mapping CPU1 to zsmalloc pool  [*]
	return

* so we store overwritten data that actually belongs to another
  page (task) and potentially contains sensitive data. And when
  process P will page fault it's going to read (swap in) that
  other task's data.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170929045140.4055-1-sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.comSigned-off-by: default avatarSergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>
Acked-by: default avatarMinchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 0bea803e
......@@ -1349,7 +1349,7 @@ void *zs_map_object(struct zs_pool *pool, unsigned long handle,
* pools/users, we can't allow mapping in interrupt context
* because it can corrupt another users mappings.
*/
WARN_ON_ONCE(in_interrupt());
BUG_ON(in_interrupt());
/* From now on, migration cannot move the object */
pin_tag(handle);
......
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