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8294003: Don't handle si_addr == 0 && si_code == SI_KERNEL SIGSEGVs
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Reviewed-by: dholmes, shade, dlong
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stefank committed Sep 22, 2022
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10 changes: 3 additions & 7 deletions src/hotspot/os_cpu/linux_x86/os_linux_x86.cpp
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Expand Up @@ -219,15 +219,11 @@ bool PosixSignals::pd_hotspot_signal_handler(int sig, siginfo_t* info,
if (info != NULL && uc != NULL && thread != NULL) {
pc = (address) os::Posix::ucontext_get_pc(uc);

#ifndef AMD64
// Halt if SI_KERNEL before more crashes get misdiagnosed as Java bugs
// This can happen in any running code (currently more frequently in
// interpreter code but has been seen in compiled code)
if (sig == SIGSEGV && info->si_addr == 0 && info->si_code == SI_KERNEL) {
fatal("An irrecoverable SI_KERNEL SIGSEGV has occurred due "
"to unstable signal handling in this distribution.");
// An irrecoverable SI_KERNEL SIGSEGV has occurred.
// It's likely caused by dereferencing an address larger than TASK_SIZE.
return false;
#endif // AMD64

// Handle ALL stack overflow variations here
if (sig == SIGSEGV) {
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