path: root/kernel/futex_compat.c
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authorThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>2006-03-31 02:31:32 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-03-31 12:18:59 -0800
commit9741ef964dc8bfeb6520825df9fed8f538c3336e (patch)
tree6cc09d6b10a9ea9119a3a73e226300d747008bfe /kernel/futex_compat.c
parentd425b274ba83ba4e7746a40446ec0ba3267de51f (diff)
[PATCH] futex: check and validate timevals
The futex timeval is not checked for correctness. The change does not break existing applications as the timeval is supplied by glibc (and glibc always passes a correct value), but the glibc-internal tests for this functionality fail. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@tglx.de> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/futex_compat.c')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/futex_compat.c b/kernel/futex_compat.c
index 54274fc8532..1ab6a0ea3d1 100644
--- a/kernel/futex_compat.c
+++ b/kernel/futex_compat.c
@@ -129,9 +129,11 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_futex(u32 __user *uaddr, int op, u32 val,
unsigned long timeout = MAX_SCHEDULE_TIMEOUT;
int val2 = 0;
- if ((op == FUTEX_WAIT) && utime) {
+ if (utime && (op == FUTEX_WAIT)) {
if (get_compat_timespec(&t, utime))
return -EFAULT;
+ if (!timespec_valid(&t))
+ return -EINVAL;
timeout = timespec_to_jiffies(&t) + 1;
if (op >= FUTEX_REQUEUE)