Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 08:06:41 -0700 From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> To: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com> Cc: Roland McGrath <roland@...hat.com>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, 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>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>, Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, pageexec@...email.hu, "Brad Spengler <spender@...ecurity.net>, Eugene Teo" <eugene@...hat.com>, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] execve: check the VM has enough memory at first On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 10:04 PM, KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com> wrote: > > After this patch, execve() expand stack at first and receive to > check vm_enough_memory() properly. then, too long argument of > execve() than the machine memory return EFAULT properly. This is horrible. We don't want to walk the arguments one more time just for this. Let's just improve the checks that we do as we go along. Linus
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