Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 19:34:17 -0700 (PDT) From: Roland McGrath <roland@...hat.com> To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> CC: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>, Kees Cook <kees.cook@...onical.com>, Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>, KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>, Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, pageexec@...email.hu, "Brad Spengler <spender@...ecurity.net> Eugene Teo" <eugene@...hat.com> Subject: [PATCH 0/3] execve argument-copying fixes This is my take on parts of the execve large arguments copying issues that Kees posted about, and Brad and others have been discussing. I've only looked at the narrow area of the argument copying code itself. I think these are good and necessary fixes. But I'm not addressing the whole OOM killer/mm accounting issue, which also needs to be fixed (and I have the impression others are already looking into that). The following changes since commit d56557af19867edb8c0e96f8e26399698a08857f: Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jbarnes/pci-2.6 (2010-09-07 16:00:17 -0700) are available in the git repository at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frob/linux-2.6-roland.git topic/exec-fixes Roland McGrath (3): setup_arg_pages: diagnose excessive argument size execve: improve interactivity with large arguments execve: make responsive to SIGKILL with large arguments fs/exec.c | 14 ++++++++++++++ 1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) Thanks, Roland
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