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authorAl Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk>2007-03-12 16:17:42 +0000
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-03-14 15:27:48 -0700
commitc4823bce033be74c0fcfbcae2f1be0854fdc2e18 (patch)
treea37dce7574167fc3639b70bab2626bbf8eb896e3 /kernel
parentbaab1087c61d4506f2c9f4cdb7da162160de16c2 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-c4823bce033be74c0fcfbcae2f1be0854fdc2e18.tar.gz
[PATCH] fix deadlock in audit_log_task_context()
GFP_KERNEL allocations in non-blocking context; fixed by killing an idiotic use of security_getprocattr(). Acked-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/auditsc.c24
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/auditsc.c b/kernel/auditsc.c
index 359955800dd2..628c7ac590a0 100644
--- a/kernel/auditsc.c
+++ b/kernel/auditsc.c
@@ -739,28 +739,26 @@ static inline void audit_free_context(struct audit_context *context)
void audit_log_task_context(struct audit_buffer *ab)
{
char *ctx = NULL;
- ssize_t len = 0;
+ unsigned len;
+ int error;
+ u32 sid;
+
+ selinux_get_task_sid(current, &sid);
+ if (!sid)
+ return;
- len = security_getprocattr(current, "current", NULL, 0);
- if (len < 0) {
- if (len != -EINVAL)
+ error = selinux_sid_to_string(sid, &ctx, &len);
+ if (error) {
+ if (error != -EINVAL)
goto error_path;
return;
}
- ctx = kmalloc(len, GFP_KERNEL);
- if (!ctx)
- goto error_path;
-
- len = security_getprocattr(current, "current", ctx, len);
- if (len < 0 )
- goto error_path;
-
audit_log_format(ab, " subj=%s", ctx);
+ kfree(ctx);
return;
error_path:
- kfree(ctx);
audit_panic("error in audit_log_task_context");
return;
}