Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2018 12:23:00 -0800 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>, Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>, Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>, Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>, "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com>, Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>, Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>, Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: [PATCH 0/3] exec: Pin stack limit during exec Attempts to solve problems with the stack limit changing during exec continue to be frustrated. In addition to the specific issues around the Stack Clash family of flaws, Andy Lutomirski pointed out other places during exec where the stack limit is used and is assumed to be unchanging. Given the many places it gets used and the fact that it can be manipulated/raced via setrlimit() and prlimit(), I think the only way to handle this is to move away from the "current" view of the stack limit and instead attach it to the bprm, and plumb this down into the functions that need to know the stack limits. This series implements the approach. I'd be curious to hear feedback on alternatives. Thanks! -Kees  04e35f4495dd ("exec: avoid RLIMIT_STACK races with prlimit()")  779f4e1c6c7c ("Revert "exec: avoid RLIMIT_STACK races with prlimit()"")  to security@...nel.org, "Subject: existing rlimit races?"
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