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From: Mukesh Ojha <mojha@codeaurora.org>
To: Johannes Thumshirn <jthumshirn@suse.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailinglist <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux FSDEVEL Mailinglist <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs/open: Fix most outstanding security bugs
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2019 17:23:45 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6af4fb10-6ab0-7dd4-27ad-fac0118490d2@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190401090113.22946-1-jthumshirn@suse.de>


On 4/1/2019 2:31 PM, Johannes Thumshirn wrote:
> Over the last 20 years, the Linux kernel has accumulated hundreds if not
> thousands of security vulnerabilities.
>
> One common pattern in most of these security related reports is processes
> called "syzkaller", "trinity" or "syz-executor" opening files and then
> abuse kernel interfaces causing kernel crashes or even worse threats using
> memory overwrites or by exploiting race conditions.
>
> Hunting down these bugs has become time consuming and very expensive, so
> I've decided to put an end to it.
>
> If one of the above mentioned processes tries opening a file, return -EPERM
> indicating this process does not have the permission to open files on Linux
> anymore.
>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Thumshirn <jthumshirn@suse.de>


Reviewed-by: Mukesh Ojha <mojha@codeaurora.org>

Cheers,
-Mukesh

> ---
>   fs/open.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
>   1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/open.c b/fs/open.c
> index f1c2f855fd43..3a3b460beccd 100644
> --- a/fs/open.c
> +++ b/fs/open.c
> @@ -1056,6 +1056,20 @@ long do_sys_open(int dfd, const char __user *filename, int flags, umode_t mode)
>   	struct open_flags op;
>   	int fd = build_open_flags(flags, mode, &op);
>   	struct filename *tmp;
> +	char comm[TASK_COMM_LEN];
> +	int i;
> +	static const char * const list[] = {
> +		"syzkaller",
> +		"syz-executor,"
> +		"trinity",
> +		NULL
> +	};
> +
> +	get_task_comm(comm, current);
> +
> +	for (i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(list); i++)
> +		if (!strncmp(comm, list[i], strlen(list[i])))
> +			return -EPERM;
>   
>   	if (fd)
>   		return fd;

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-04-01 11:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-01  9:01 Johannes Thumshirn
2019-04-01 11:22 ` Matthew Wilcox
2019-04-01 11:48   ` Johannes Thumshirn
2019-04-01 11:53 ` Mukesh Ojha [this message]
2019-04-01 13:04 ` Torsten Duwe
2019-04-01 14:14 ` Nikolay Borisov
2019-04-01 17:28   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2019-04-01 21:27     ` Kees Cook
2019-04-01 17:38 ` Eric Biggers
2019-04-01 20:35 ` Darrick J. Wong
2019-04-02  7:56 ` Jessica Yu

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