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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2008-11-14 10:39:19 +1100
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2008-11-14 10:39:19 +1100
commitc69e8d9c01db2adc503464993c358901c9af9de4 (patch)
treebed94aaa9aeb7a7834d1c880f72b62a11a752c78 /fs/fcntl.c
parent86a264abe542cfececb4df129bc45a0338d8cdb9 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-c69e8d9c01db2adc503464993c358901c9af9de4.tar.gz
CRED: Use RCU to access another task's creds and to release a task's own creds
Use RCU to access another task's creds and to release a task's own creds. This means that it will be possible for the credentials of a task to be replaced without another task (a) requiring a full lock to read them, and (b) seeing deallocated memory. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/fcntl.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/fcntl.c15
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/fs/fcntl.c b/fs/fcntl.c
index c594cc0e40f..87c39f1f081 100644
--- a/fs/fcntl.c
+++ b/fs/fcntl.c
@@ -401,10 +401,17 @@ static const long band_table[NSIGPOLL] = {
static inline int sigio_perm(struct task_struct *p,
struct fown_struct *fown, int sig)
{
- return (((fown->euid == 0) ||
- (fown->euid == p->cred->suid) || (fown->euid == p->cred->uid) ||
- (fown->uid == p->cred->suid) || (fown->uid == p->cred->uid)) &&
- !security_file_send_sigiotask(p, fown, sig));
+ const struct cred *cred;
+ int ret;
+
+ rcu_read_lock();
+ cred = __task_cred(p);
+ ret = ((fown->euid == 0 ||
+ fown->euid == cred->suid || fown->euid == cred->uid ||
+ fown->uid == cred->suid || fown->uid == cred->uid) &&
+ !security_file_send_sigiotask(p, fown, sig));
+ rcu_read_unlock();
+ return ret;
}
static void send_sigio_to_task(struct task_struct *p,