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Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:47:19 +0200
From: Christian Brauner <brauner@...nel.org>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...nel.org>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/15] ftruncate: pass a signed offset

On Thu, Jun 20, 2024 at 06:23:02PM GMT, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> 
> The old ftruncate() syscall, using the 32-bit off_t misses a sign
> extension when called in compat mode on 64-bit architectures.  As a
> result, passing a negative length accidentally succeeds in truncating
> to file size between 2GiB and 4GiB.
> 
> Changing the type of the compat syscall to the signed compat_off_t
> changes the behavior so it instead returns -EINVAL.
> 
> The native entry point, the truncate() syscall and the corresponding
> loff_t based variants are all correct already and do not suffer
> from this mistake.
> 
> Fixes: 3f6d078d4acc ("fix compat truncate/ftruncate")
> Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> ---

Looks good to me,
Reviewed-by: Christian Brauner <brauner@...nel.org>

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