On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 11:52:04AM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> Hi,
> As a heads-up, I hit the below splat when using Syzkaller to fuzz arm64
> VMAP_STACK patches [1] atop of v4.13-rc3. I haven't hit anything else
> major, and so far I haven't had any luck reproducing this, so it may be
> an existing issue that's difficult to hit.
> Note that while reported as a BUG(), it's actually the WARN_ON_ONCE()
> introduced in commit:
>   65d8fc777f6dcfee ("futex: Remove requirement for lock_page() in 
> get_futex_key()")
> ... misreported as I accidentally throw away the flags in __BUG_FLAGS().
> Other than that, I believe BUG() and friends are working correctly.
> The Syzkaller log is huge (1.0M), so rather than attaching it, I've
> uploaded the log, report, and kernel config to:
> http://data.yaey.co.uk/bugs/20170808-futex-bug/
> I'll continue trying to reproduce and minimize this.

AFAICT, get_futex_key() can race with an mmap() changing the page in question,
whereupon things go wrong. So I believe we need to restore some of the page
locking in get_futex_key().

The below test case fires for me in a few seconds on an arm64 platform,
triggering the kernel BUG at kernel/futex.c:679. If left running for longer, I
then get a stream of other BUGs that I believe are a result of the first issue.


#include <linux/futex.h>
#include <pthread.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <sys/mman.h>
#include <sys/syscall.h>
#include <sys/time.h>
#include <unistd.h>


pthread_t threads[NR_FUTEX_THREADS];

void *mem;

#define MEM_PROT        (PROT_READ | PROT_WRITE)
#define MEM_SIZE        65536

static int futex_wrapper(int *uaddr, int op, int val,
                         const struct timespec *timeout,
                         int *uaddr2, int val3)
        syscall(SYS_futex, uaddr, op, val, timeout, uaddr2, val3);

void *poll_futex(void *unused)
        for (;;) {
                futex_wrapper(mem, FUTEX_CMP_REQUEUE_PI, 1, NULL, mem + 4, 1);

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
        int i;

        mem = mmap(NULL, MEM_SIZE, MEM_PROT,
                   MAP_SHARED | MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 0);

        printf("Mapping @ %p\n", mem);

        printf("Creating futex threads...\n");

        for (i = 0; i < NR_FUTEX_THREADS; i++)
                pthread_create(&threads[i], NULL, poll_futex, NULL);

        printf("Flipping mapping...\n");
        for (;;) {
                mmap(mem, MEM_SIZE, MEM_PROT,
                     MAP_FIXED | MAP_SHARED | MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 0);

        return 0;

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