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// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
* syscall_nt.c - checks syscalls with NT set
* Copyright (c) 2014-2015 Andrew Lutomirski
* Some obscure user-space code requires the ability to make system calls
* with FLAGS.NT set. Make sure it works.
#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <signal.h>
#include <err.h>
#include <sys/syscall.h>
#include "helpers.h"
static unsigned int nerrs;
static void sethandler(int sig, void (*handler)(int, siginfo_t *, void *),
int flags)
struct sigaction sa;
memset(&sa, 0, sizeof(sa));
sa.sa_sigaction = handler;
sa.sa_flags = SA_SIGINFO | flags;
if (sigaction(sig, &sa, 0))
err(1, "sigaction");
static void sigtrap(int sig, siginfo_t *si, void *ctx_void)
static void do_it(unsigned long extraflags)
unsigned long flags;
set_eflags(get_eflags() | extraflags);
flags = get_eflags();
set_eflags(X86_EFLAGS_IF | X86_EFLAGS_FIXED);
if ((flags & extraflags) == extraflags) {
printf("[OK]\tThe syscall worked and flags are still set\n");
} else {
printf("[FAIL]\tThe syscall worked but flags were cleared (flags = 0x%lx but expected 0x%lx set)\n",
flags, extraflags);
int main(void)
printf("[RUN]\tSet NT and issue a syscall\n");
printf("[RUN]\tSet AC and issue a syscall\n");
printf("[RUN]\tSet NT|AC and issue a syscall\n");
do_it(X86_EFLAGS_NT | X86_EFLAGS_AC);
* Now try it again with TF set -- TF forces returns via IRET in all
* cases except non-ptregs-using 64-bit full fast path syscalls.
sethandler(SIGTRAP, sigtrap, 0);
printf("[RUN]\tSet TF and issue a syscall\n");
printf("[RUN]\tSet NT|TF and issue a syscall\n");
do_it(X86_EFLAGS_NT | X86_EFLAGS_TF);
printf("[RUN]\tSet AC|TF and issue a syscall\n");
do_it(X86_EFLAGS_AC | X86_EFLAGS_TF);
printf("[RUN]\tSet NT|AC|TF and issue a syscall\n");
* Now try DF. This is evil and it's plausible that we will crash
* glibc, but glibc would have to do something rather surprising
* for this to happen.
printf("[RUN]\tSet DF and issue a syscall\n");
printf("[RUN]\tSet TF|DF and issue a syscall\n");
do_it(X86_EFLAGS_TF | X86_EFLAGS_DF);
return nerrs == 0 ? 0 : 1;