[powerpc] Kernel crash while running LTP (bisected)

Lorenzo Stoakes lstoakes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 22:05:49 AEDT 2023

On Tue, Oct 17, 2023 at 02:46:07PM +0530, Sachin Sant wrote:
> While running LTP tests (getpid02) on a Power10 server booted with
> 6.6.0-rc6-next-20231016 following crash was seen:
> [   76.386628] Kernel attempted to read user page (d8) - exploit attempt? (uid: 0)
> [   76.386649] BUG: Kernel NULL pointer dereference on read at 0x000000d8
> [   76.386653] Faulting instruction address: 0xc0000000004cda90
> [   76.386658] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
> Git bisect points to following patch
> commit 1db41d29b79ad271674081c752961edd064bbbac
>     mm: perform the mapping_map_writable() check after call_mmap()
> Reverting the patch allows the test to complete.
> - Sachin

Hi Sachin,

Thanks for the report but this was triggered in another test previously and
has been fixed already (apologies for the inconvenience!) see [0]. Andrew
took the -fix patch and applied to mm-unstable, this should wend its way to
-next in the meantime.


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