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* [musl] Linking musl with -shared -static - is this supported?
@ 2022-05-24  5:54 Kuba Kazimierczak
  2022-05-24  7:27 ` Joakim Sindholt
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Kuba Kazimierczak @ 2022-05-24  5:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: musl

Hi, I'm on Alpine Linux, musl version 1.2.2. I'm attempting to create a 
statically-linked shared object using "-shared -static" and use it in a 
driver program as follows:

/tmp # cat lib.c
#include <stdlib.h>

unsigned int add(unsigned int a, unsigned int b)
{
     free(malloc(1));
     return (a+b);
}
/tmp # cat main.c
#include <stdio.h>

extern unsigned int add(unsigned int a, unsigned int b);

int main(void)
{
     printf("%d\n", add(1,2));
     return 0;
}
/tmp # clang-14 -g -c -fPIC lib.c
/tmp # clang-14 -shared -static -o liblib.so lib.o
/tmp # clang-14 -g -L. main.c -o main -llib
/tmp # LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$PWD ./main
Segmentation fault

The segfault happens in musl's malloc implementation internals:

#0  0x00007f9c882adc7a in get_random_secret () at 
src/malloc/mallocng/glue.h:45
#1  __malloc_alloc_meta () at src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:50
#2  0x00007f9c882ae11b in alloc_group (req=1, sc=0) at 
src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:179
#3  alloc_slot (sc=sc@entry=0, req=req@entry=1) at 
src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:291
#4  0x00007f9c882ae646 in __libc_malloc_impl (n=1) at 
src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:369
#5  0x00007f9c882ad208 in add (a=1, b=2) at lib.c:5
#6  0x000055909082f22e in main () at main.c:7

I see get_random_secret is trying to use struct __libc.argv, which is 
probably not initialized in this case.

Is this use case supported at all?

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* Re: [musl] Linking musl with -shared -static - is this supported?
  2022-05-24  5:54 [musl] Linking musl with -shared -static - is this supported? Kuba Kazimierczak
@ 2022-05-24  7:27 ` Joakim Sindholt
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Joakim Sindholt @ 2022-05-24  7:27 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: musl

On Tue, 24 May 2022 07:54:43 +0200, Kuba Kazimierczak <kuba@kazimierczak.name> wrote:
> Hi, I'm on Alpine Linux, musl version 1.2.2. I'm attempting to create a 
> statically-linked shared object using "-shared -static" and use it in a 
> driver program as follows:

Musl does support building a statically linked shared object but it does
not (and cannot) support loading said object into another process with
its own libc, regardless of which libc it is.

> /tmp # cat lib.c
> #include <stdlib.h>
> 
> unsigned int add(unsigned int a, unsigned int b)
> {
>      free(malloc(1));
>      return (a+b);
> }
> /tmp # cat main.c
> #include <stdio.h>
> 
> extern unsigned int add(unsigned int a, unsigned int b);
> 
> int main(void)
> {
>      printf("%d\n", add(1,2));
>      return 0;
> }
> /tmp # clang-14 -g -c -fPIC lib.c
> /tmp # clang-14 -shared -static -o liblib.so lib.o
> /tmp # clang-14 -g -L. main.c -o main -llib
> /tmp # LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$PWD ./main
> Segmentation fault
> 
> The segfault happens in musl's malloc implementation internals:
> 
> #0  0x00007f9c882adc7a in get_random_secret () at 
> src/malloc/mallocng/glue.h:45
> #1  __malloc_alloc_meta () at src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:50
> #2  0x00007f9c882ae11b in alloc_group (req=1, sc=0) at 
> src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:179
> #3  alloc_slot (sc=sc@entry=0, req=req@entry=1) at 
> src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:291
> #4  0x00007f9c882ae646 in __libc_malloc_impl (n=1) at 
> src/malloc/mallocng/malloc.c:369
> #5  0x00007f9c882ad208 in add (a=1, b=2) at lib.c:5
> #6  0x000055909082f22e in main () at main.c:7
> 
> I see get_random_secret is trying to use struct __libc.argv, which is 
> probably not initialized in this case.
> 
> Is this use case supported at all?

You are entirely correct. The DSO you've built does not get to run its
instance of the dynamic linker which leaves all the libc-global data
uninitialized. Unfortunately just running the init won't give you a
functional environment.

Someone else asked roughly the same question half a year ago:
https://www.openwall.com/lists/musl/2022/01/01/1

Joakim

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