KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy (3)

Status: fixed on 2023/06/08 14:41
Subsystems: ext4 mm
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Fix commit: cf587db2ee02 kernel: Allow a kernel thread's name to be set in copy_process
First crash: 481d, last: 445d
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[syzbot] [ext4?] [mm?] KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy (3) 7 (8) 2023/04/24 08:25
Similar bugs (2)
Kernel Title Repro Cause bisect Fix bisect Count Last Reported Patched Status
upstream KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy fs mm 1 795d 795d 0/27 auto-closed as invalid on 2022/05/25 16:47
upstream KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy (2) ext4 13 595d 736d 0/27 auto-obsoleted due to no activity on 2022/12/11 17:10

Sample crash report:
BUG: KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy

write to 0xffff88812ed8b730 of 8 bytes by task 16157 on cpu 1:
 strscpy+0xa9/0x170 lib/string.c:165
 strscpy_pad+0x27/0x80 lib/string_helpers.c:835
 __set_task_comm+0x46/0x140 fs/exec.c:1232
 set_task_comm include/linux/sched.h:1984 [inline]
 __kthread_create_on_node+0x2b2/0x320 kernel/kthread.c:474
 kthread_create_on_node+0x8a/0xb0 kernel/kthread.c:512
 ext4_run_lazyinit_thread fs/ext4/super.c:3848 [inline]
 ext4_register_li_request+0x407/0x650 fs/ext4/super.c:3983
 __ext4_fill_super fs/ext4/super.c:5480 [inline]
 ext4_fill_super+0x3f4a/0x43f0 fs/ext4/super.c:5637
 get_tree_bdev+0x2b1/0x3a0 fs/super.c:1303
 ext4_get_tree+0x1c/0x20 fs/ext4/super.c:5668
 vfs_get_tree+0x51/0x190 fs/super.c:1510
 do_new_mount+0x200/0x650 fs/namespace.c:3042
 path_mount+0x498/0xb40 fs/namespace.c:3372
 do_mount fs/namespace.c:3385 [inline]
 __do_sys_mount fs/namespace.c:3594 [inline]
 __se_sys_mount+0x27f/0x2d0 fs/namespace.c:3571
 __x64_sys_mount+0x67/0x80 fs/namespace.c:3571
 do_syscall_x64 arch/x86/entry/common.c:50 [inline]
 do_syscall_64+0x41/0xc0 arch/x86/entry/common.c:80

read to 0xffff88812ed8b733 of 1 bytes by task 16161 on cpu 0:
 strscpy+0xde/0x170 lib/string.c:174
 ____bpf_get_current_comm kernel/bpf/helpers.c:260 [inline]
 bpf_get_current_comm+0x45/0x70 kernel/bpf/helpers.c:252
 ___bpf_prog_run+0x281/0x3050 kernel/bpf/core.c:1822
 __bpf_prog_run32+0x74/0xa0 kernel/bpf/core.c:2043
 bpf_dispatcher_nop_func include/linux/bpf.h:1124 [inline]
 __bpf_prog_run include/linux/filter.h:601 [inline]
 bpf_prog_run include/linux/filter.h:608 [inline]
 __bpf_trace_run kernel/trace/bpf_trace.c:2263 [inline]
 bpf_trace_run4+0x9f/0x140 kernel/trace/bpf_trace.c:2304
 __traceiter_sched_switch+0x3a/0x50 include/trace/events/sched.h:222
 trace_sched_switch include/trace/events/sched.h:222 [inline]
 __schedule+0x7e7/0x8e0 kernel/sched/core.c:6622
 schedule+0x51/0x80 kernel/sched/core.c:6701
 schedule_preempt_disabled+0x10/0x20 kernel/sched/core.c:6760
 kthread+0x11c/0x1e0 kernel/kthread.c:369
 ret_from_fork+0x1f/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:308

value changed: 0x72 -> 0x34

Reported by Kernel Concurrency Sanitizer on:
CPU: 0 PID: 16161 Comm: ext4lazyinit Not tainted 6.3.0-rc5-syzkaller-00022-g76f598ba7d8e #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 03/30/2023

Crashes (3):
Time Kernel Commit Syzkaller Config Log Report Syz repro C repro VM info Assets (help?) Manager Title
2023/04/05 16:48 upstream 76f598ba7d8e 8b834965 .config console log report info [disk image] [vmlinux] [kernel image] ci2-upstream-kcsan-gce KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy
2023/03/14 16:21 upstream fc89d7fb499b 0d5c4377 .config console log report info ci2-upstream-kcsan-gce KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy
2023/02/28 18:09 upstream ae3419fbac84 95aee97a .config console log report info [disk image] [vmlinux] [kernel image] ci2-upstream-kcsan-gce KCSAN: data-race in strscpy / strscpy
* Struck through repros no longer work on HEAD.