INFO: task hung in paste_selection
Status: fixed on 2020/04/15 17:19
Fix commit: e8c75a30 vt: selection, push sel_lock up
First crash: 295d, last: 230d

Cause bisection: the bug happens on the oldest tested release
Crash: KASAN: use-after-free Read in n_tty_receive_buf_common (log)
Repro: C syz .config

Fix bisection: fixed by (bisect log):

commit e8c75a30a23c6ba63f4ef6895cbf41fd42f21aa2
Author: Jiri Slaby <>
Date: Fri Feb 28 11:54:06 2020 +0000

  vt: selection, push sel_lock up

similar bugs (3):
Kernel Title Repro Bisected Count Last Reported Patched Status
linux-4.19 INFO: task hung in paste_selection C fix 10 214d 289d 1/1 fixed on 2020/03/26 13:10
linux-4.14 INFO: task hung in paste_selection (2) 1 72d 72d 0/1 upstream: reported on 2020/07/15 23:24
linux-4.14 INFO: task hung in paste_selection C fix 8 213d 288d 1/1 fixed on 2020/03/27 08:38

Sample crash report:

Crashes (8):
Manager Time Kernel Commit Syzkaller Config Log Report Syz repro C repro VM info Maintainers
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-selinux-root 2019/12/13 09:34 upstream ae4b064e 08003f64 .config log report syz C,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-root 2019/12/12 09:31 upstream 687dec9b d973f528 .config log report syz C,,
ci-upstream-linux-next-kasan-gce-root 2019/12/25 21:40 linux-next 7ddd09fc be5c2c81 .config log report syz,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-smack-root 2020/02/09 04:58 upstream d4f309ca 06150bf1 .config log report,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-selinux-root 2020/01/31 14:09 upstream ccaaaf6f 5ed23f9a .config log report,,,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-smack-root 2020/01/19 01:18 upstream 244dc268 bc8bc756 .config log report,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-selinux-root 2020/01/13 09:06 upstream 040a3c33 53faa9fe .config log report,,
ci-upstream-kasan-gce-root 2019/12/05 13:19 upstream aedc0650 b2088328 .config log report,,