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ring-buffer: Prevent overflow of size in ring_buffer_resize()
If the size passed to ring_buffer_resize() is greater than MAX_LONG - BUF_PAGE_SIZE then the DIV_ROUND_UP() will return zero. Here's the details: # echo 18014398509481980 > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/buffer_size_kb tracing_entries_write() processes this and converts kb to bytes. 18014398509481980 << 10 = 18446744073709547520 and this is passed to ring_buffer_resize() as unsigned long size. size = DIV_ROUND_UP(size, BUF_PAGE_SIZE); Where DIV_ROUND_UP(a, b) is (a + b - 1)/b BUF_PAGE_SIZE is 4080 and here 18446744073709547520 + 4080 - 1 = 18446744073709551599 where 18446744073709551599 is still smaller than 2^64 2^64 - 18446744073709551599 = 17 But now 18446744073709551599 / 4080 = 4521260802379792 and size = size * 4080 = 18446744073709551360 This is checked to make sure its still greater than 2 * 4080, which it is. Then we convert to the number of buffer pages needed. nr_page = DIV_ROUND_UP(size, BUF_PAGE_SIZE) but this time size is 18446744073709551360 and 2^64 - (18446744073709551360 + 4080 - 1) = -3823 Thus it overflows and the resulting number is less than 4080, which makes 3823 / 4080 = 0 an nr_pages is set to this. As we already checked against the minimum that nr_pages may be, this causes the logic to fail as well, and we crash the kernel. There's no reason to have the two DIV_ROUND_UP() (that's just result of historical code changes), clean up the code and fix this bug. Cc: email@example.com # 3.5+ Fixes: 83f4031 ("ring-buffer: Make removal of ring buffer pages atomic") Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <firstname.lastname@example.org>