Commit c7546f8f authored by David Gibson's avatar David Gibson Committed by Linus Torvalds

[PATCH] Fix hugepage crash on failing mmap()

This patch fixes a crash in the hugepage code.  unmap_hugepage_area() was
assuming that (due to prefault) PTEs must exist for all the area in
question.  However, this may not be the case, if mmap() encounters an error
before the prefault and calls unmap_region() to clean up any partial

Depending on the hugepage configuration, this crash can be triggered by an
unpriveleged user.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Gibson <>
Cc: William Lee Irwin III <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent e6cb9941
......@@ -301,6 +301,7 @@ void unmap_hugepage_range(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long start,
struct mm_struct *mm = vma->vm_mm;
unsigned long address;
pte_t *ptep;
pte_t pte;
struct page *page;
......@@ -309,9 +310,17 @@ void unmap_hugepage_range(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long start,
for (address = start; address < end; address += HPAGE_SIZE) {
pte = huge_ptep_get_and_clear(mm, address, huge_pte_offset(mm, address));
ptep = huge_pte_offset(mm, address);
if (! ptep)
/* This can happen on truncate, or if an
* mmap() is aborted due to an error before
* the prefault */
pte = huge_ptep_get_and_clear(mm, address, ptep);
if (pte_none(pte))
page = pte_page(pte);
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