Commit d374bf14 authored by Russell King's avatar Russell King
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ARM: Separate out access error checking

Since we get notified separately about prefetch aborts, which may be
permission faults, we need to check for appropriate access permissions
when handling a fault.  This patch prepares us for doing this by
separating out the access error checking.
Signed-off-by: default avatarRussell King <>
parent bf456992
......@@ -194,18 +194,33 @@ void do_bad_area(unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr, struct pt_regs *regs)
#define VM_FAULT_BADMAP 0x010000
#define VM_FAULT_BADACCESS 0x020000
static int
* Check that the permissions on the VMA allow for the fault which occurred.
* If we encountered a write fault, we must have write permission, otherwise
* we allow any permission.
static inline bool access_error(unsigned int fsr, struct vm_area_struct *vma)
unsigned int mask = VM_READ | VM_WRITE | VM_EXEC;
if (fsr & FSR_WRITE)
mask = VM_WRITE;
return vma->vm_flags & mask ? false : true;
static int __kprobes
__do_page_fault(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr,
struct task_struct *tsk)
struct vm_area_struct *vma;
int fault, mask;
int fault;
vma = find_vma(mm, addr);
if (!vma)
if (unlikely(!vma))
goto out;
if (vma->vm_start > addr)
if (unlikely(vma->vm_start > addr))
goto check_stack;
......@@ -213,14 +228,10 @@ __do_page_fault(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr,
* memory access, so we can handle it.
if (fsr & FSR_WRITE)
mask = VM_WRITE;
if (!(vma->vm_flags & mask))
if (access_error(fsr, vma)) {
goto out;
* If for any reason at all we couldn't handle the fault, make
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