Subject: kern/37628: systrace crashes kernel
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,>
From: Jonathan Schleifer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/27/2007 19:10:00
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>Synopsis: when using systrace, the kernel crashes
>Arrival-Date: Thu Dec 27 19:10:00 +0000 2007
>Originator: Jonathan Schleifer
>Release: NetBSD 4.99.44
System: NetBSD webkeks.org 4.99.44 NetBSD 4.99.44 (WEBKEKS) #0: Wed Dec 26 23:52:39 CET 2007 email@example.com:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/WEBKEKS i386
When trying to systrace a program, the kernel crashes. This renders
NetBSD 5 unusable in an environment where security matters.
See https://webkeks.org/tmp/crash.jpg for a backtrace.
Tested with kernel checkouts from:
All give exactly the same backtrace.
Just run a program with systrace, for example systrace ls.
It seems the lock against itself has to be fixed.