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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@i-love.sakura.ne.jp>,
	Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@gmail.com>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	syzbot 
	<bot+e93a80c1bb7c5c56e522461c149f8bf55eab1b2b@syzkaller.appspotmail.com>,
	"linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	syzkaller-bugs <syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: Allow opening only regular files during execve().
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:51:20 +1300
Message-ID: <CAGXu5jKYW46a-ZJF1YDN31FMiMpnsinbVReMrygYV0a2jo815Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190121211800.GC2217@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 10:18 AM Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 07:14:39PM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm not sure what the fix will be.  Maybe the proc handlers should take a
> > > different lock instead of cred_guard_mutex.  Or perhaps execve should check that
> > > the file is a regular file before it attempts to open it.
> >
> > We can easily distinguish open() from execve() and open() from others. ;-)
>
> > +     /* The file or a script interpreter has to be a regular file. */
> > +     if (unlikely(current->in_execve && !S_ISREG(inode->i_mode))) {
> > +             error = -EACCES;
> > +             goto cleanup_file;
> > +     }
>
> We are *NOT* going to use current->in_execve to propagate that information.
> Come up with a cleaner solution, if you care, but this one is a non-starter.
> Too ugly to live.  Sorry.

What would you suggest for a cleaner indication of being in an execve?

-- 
Kees Cook

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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <001a113f711ae2110c055f45acb8@google.com>
2017-12-02  8:12 ` possible deadlock in seq_read syzbot
2017-12-03 22:02 ` syzbot
2017-12-12 22:06 ` Eric Biggers
2017-12-27 18:30   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-27 18:20   ` Kees Cook
2018-08-27 20:57     ` Dmitry Vyukov
2019-01-21 10:14       ` [PATCH] fs: Allow opening only regular files during execve() Tetsuo Handa
2019-01-21 20:24         ` Kees Cook
2019-01-21 21:18         ` Al Viro
2019-01-22  0:50           ` [PATCH v2] " Tetsuo Handa
2019-01-28 23:42             ` Andrew Morton
2019-02-12  2:01               ` Tetsuo Handa
2019-02-12  5:26               ` Tetsuo Handa
2019-02-19  9:51                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2019-01-22  0:51           ` Kees Cook [this message]

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