Commit ccbe495c authored by Roland McGrath's avatar Roland McGrath Committed by Linus Torvalds
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x86-64: syscall-audit: fix 32/64 syscall hole

On x86-64, a 32-bit process (TIF_IA32) can switch to 64-bit mode with
ljmp, and then use the "syscall" instruction to make a 64-bit system
call.  A 64-bit process make a 32-bit system call with int $0x80.

In both these cases, audit_syscall_entry() will use the wrong system
call number table and the wrong system call argument registers.  This
could be used to circumvent a syscall audit configuration that filters
based on the syscall numbers or argument details.
Signed-off-by: default avatarRoland McGrath <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 778ef1e6
......@@ -1388,7 +1388,7 @@ void send_sigtrap(struct task_struct *tsk, struct pt_regs *regs,
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
# define IS_IA32 1
#elif defined CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION
# define IS_IA32 test_thread_flag(TIF_IA32)
# define IS_IA32 is_compat_task()
# define IS_IA32 0
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