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authorSteven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>2013-01-17 13:10:58 -0500
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-07-14 15:13:16 -0700
commitc25f195e828f847735c7626b5693ddc3b853d245 (patch)
parent276a2439ce7917b8c3043af7ad6bf17bbcc24030 (diff)
slub: Check for page NULL before doing the node_match check
In the -rt kernel (mrg), we hit the following dump: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null) IP: [<ffffffff811573f1>] kmem_cache_alloc_node+0x51/0x180 PGD a2d39067 PUD b1641067 PMD 0 Oops: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP Modules linked in: sunrpc cpufreq_ondemand ipv6 tg3 joydev sg serio_raw pcspkr k8temp amd64_edac_mod edac_core i2c_piix4 e100 mii shpchp ext4 mbcache jbd2 sd_mod crc_t10dif sr_mod cdrom sata_svw ata_generic pata_acpi pata_serverworks radeon ttm drm_kms_helper drm hwmon i2c_algo_bit i2c_core dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_mod CPU 3 Pid: 20878, comm: hackbench Not tainted 3.6.11-rt25.14.el6rt.x86_64 #1 empty empty/Tyan Transport GT24-B3992 RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff811573f1>] [<ffffffff811573f1>] kmem_cache_alloc_node+0x51/0x180 RSP: 0018:ffff8800a9b17d70 EFLAGS: 00010213 RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 0000000001200011 RCX: ffff8800a06d8000 RDX: 0000000004d92a03 RSI: 00000000000000d0 RDI: ffff88013b805500 RBP: ffff8800a9b17dc0 R08: ffff88023fd14d10 R09: ffffffff81041cbd R10: 00007f4e3f06e9d0 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: ffff88013b805500 R13: ffff8801ff46af40 R14: 0000000000000001 R15: 0000000000000000 FS: 00007f4e3f06e700(0000) GS:ffff88023fd00000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000 CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b CR2: 0000000000000000 CR3: 00000000a2d3a000 CR4: 00000000000007e0 DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000 DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400 Process hackbench (pid: 20878, threadinfo ffff8800a9b16000, task ffff8800a06d8000) Stack: ffff8800a9b17da0 ffffffff81202e08 ffff8800a9b17de0 000000d001200011 0000000001200011 0000000001200011 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 00007f4e3f06e9d0 0000000000000000 ffff8800a9b17e60 ffffffff81041cbd Call Trace: [<ffffffff81202e08>] ? current_has_perm+0x68/0x80 [<ffffffff81041cbd>] copy_process+0xdd/0x15b0 [<ffffffff810a2125>] ? rt_up_read+0x25/0x30 [<ffffffff8104369a>] do_fork+0x5a/0x360 [<ffffffff8107c66b>] ? migrate_enable+0xeb/0x220 [<ffffffff8100b068>] sys_clone+0x28/0x30 [<ffffffff81527423>] stub_clone+0x13/0x20 [<ffffffff81527152>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b Code: 89 fc 89 75 cc 41 89 d6 4d 8b 04 24 65 4c 03 04 25 48 ae 00 00 49 8b 50 08 4d 8b 28 49 8b 40 10 4d 85 ed 74 12 41 83 fe ff 74 27 <48> 8b 00 48 c1 e8 3a 41 39 c6 74 1b 8b 75 cc 4c 89 c9 44 89 f2 RIP [<ffffffff811573f1>] kmem_cache_alloc_node+0x51/0x180 RSP <ffff8800a9b17d70> CR2: 0000000000000000 ---[ end trace 0000000000000002 ]--- Now, this uses SLUB pretty much unmodified, but as it is the -rt kernel with CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT set, spinlocks are mutexes, although they do disable migration. But the SLUB code is relatively lockless, and the spin_locks there are raw_spin_locks (not converted to mutexes), thus I believe this bug can happen in mainline without -rt features. The -rt patch is just good at triggering mainline bugs ;-) Anyway, looking at where this crashed, it seems that the page variable can be NULL when passed to the node_match() function (which does not check if it is NULL). When this happens we get the above panic. As page is only used in slab_alloc() to check if the node matches, if it's NULL I'm assuming that we can say it doesn't and call the __slab_alloc() code. Is this a correct assumption? Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/slub.c b/mm/slub.c
index ef60536c5d6..33f71330e71 100644
--- a/mm/slub.c
+++ b/mm/slub.c
@@ -2374,7 +2374,7 @@ redo:
object = c->freelist;
page = c->page;
- if (unlikely(!object || !node_match(page, node)))
+ if (unlikely(!object || !page || !node_match(page, node)))
object = __slab_alloc(s, gfpflags, node, addr, c);
else {