Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 09:28:48 +0200 From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de> To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>, Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...gle.com>, Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@...ibm.com>, Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>, René Nyffenegger <mail@...enyffenegger.ch>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, "Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>, "Eric W . Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>, Pavel Tikhomirov <ptikhomirov@...tuozzo.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>, Brian Gerst <brgerst@...il.com>, "Kirill A . Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@...ux.intel.com>, Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>, Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>, Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>, James Morse <james.morse@....com>, linux-s390 <linux-s390@...r.kernel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Linux API <linux-api@...r.kernel.org>, "the arch/x86 maintainers" <x86@...nel.org>, "linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl> Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH v9 1/4] syscalls: Verify address limit before returning to user-mode On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 6:03 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> wrote: > On Tue, May 09, 2017 at 06:02:50AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote: >> On Tue, May 09, 2017 at 06:00:01AM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote: >> > fs/splice.c has some, ahem, interesting uses that have been the source >> > of nasty exploits in the past. Converting them to use iov_iter >> > properly would be really, really nice. Christoph, I don't suppose >> > you'd like to do that? >> >> I can take care of all the fs code including this one. > > I spent the afternoon hacking up where I'd like this to head. It's > completely untested as of now: > > http://git.infradead.org/users/hch/vfs.git/shortlog/refs/heads/setfs-elimination My older time64_t syscall series has the side-effect of doing something like this to the time-related compat handlers in kernel/compat.c. If nobody else has started looking at removing set_fs from those, I can extract the relevant parts from my series. Arnd
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