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From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>
To: Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>
Cc: ebiederm@xmission.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	serge@hallyn.com, jannh@google.com, luto@kernel.org,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, oleg@redhat.com, cyphar@cyphar.com,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, dancol@google.com,
	timmurray@google.com, linux-man@vger.kernel.org,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] signal: add procfd_signal() syscall
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:28:15 +0100
Message-ID: <87in0g5aqo.fsf@oldenburg.str.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181120105124.14733-1-christian@brauner.io> (Christian Brauner's message of "Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:51:23 +0100")

Disclaimer: I'm looking at this patch because Christian requested it.
I'm not a kernel developer.

* Christian Brauner:

> diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> index 3cf7b533b3d1..3f27ffd8ae87 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> +++ b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> @@ -398,3 +398,4 @@
>  384	i386	arch_prctl		sys_arch_prctl			__ia32_compat_sys_arch_prctl
>  385	i386	io_pgetevents		sys_io_pgetevents		__ia32_compat_sys_io_pgetevents
>  386	i386	rseq			sys_rseq			__ia32_sys_rseq
> +387	i386	procfd_signal		sys_procfd_signal		__ia32_compat_sys_procfd_signal
> diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
> index f0b1709a5ffb..8a30cde82450 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
> +++ b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
> @@ -343,6 +343,7 @@
>  332	common	statx			__x64_sys_statx
>  333	common	io_pgetevents		__x64_sys_io_pgetevents
>  334	common	rseq			__x64_sys_rseq
> +335	64	procfd_signal		__x64_sys_procfd_signal
>  
>  #
>  # x32-specific system call numbers start at 512 to avoid cache impact
> @@ -386,3 +387,4 @@
>  545	x32	execveat		__x32_compat_sys_execveat/ptregs
>  546	x32	preadv2			__x32_compat_sys_preadv64v2
>  547	x32	pwritev2		__x32_compat_sys_pwritev64v2
> +548	x32	procfd_signal		__x32_compat_sys_procfd_signal

Is there a reason why these numbers have to be different?

(See the recent discussion with Andy Lutomirski.)

> +static int do_procfd_signal(int fd, int sig, kernel_siginfo_t *kinfo, int flags,
> +			    bool had_siginfo)
> +{
> +	int ret;
> +	struct fd f;
> +	struct pid *pid;
> +
> +	/* Enforce flags be set to 0 until we add an extension. */
> +	if (flags)
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	f = fdget_raw(fd);
> +	if (!f.file)
> +		return -EBADF;
> +
> +	/* Is this a process file descriptor? */
> +	ret = -EINVAL;
> +	if (!proc_is_tgid_procfd(f.file))
> +		goto err;
[…]
> +	ret = kill_pid_info(sig, kinfo, pid);

I would like to see some comment here what happens to zombie processes.

> +/**
> + *  sys_procfd_signal - send a signal to a process through a process file
> + *                      descriptor
> + *  @fd: the file descriptor of the process
> + *  @sig: signal to be sent
> + *  @info: the signal info
> + *  @flags: future flags to be passed
> + */
> +SYSCALL_DEFINE4(procfd_signal, int, fd, int, sig, siginfo_t __user *, info,
> +		int, flags)

Sorry, I'm quite unhappy with the name.  “signal” is for signal handler
management.  procfd_sendsignal, procfd_sigqueueinfo or something like
that would be fine.  Even procfd_kill would be better IMHO.

Looking at the rt_tgsigqueueinfo interface, is there a way to implement
the “tg” part with the current procfd_signal interface?  Would you use
openat to retrieve the Tgid: line from "status"?

Thanks,
Florian

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-20 10:51 Christian Brauner
2018-11-20 10:51 ` [PATCH v2] procfd_signal.2: document procfd_signal syscall Christian Brauner
2018-11-22  8:00 ` [PATCH v2] signal: add procfd_signal() syscall Serge E. Hallyn
2018-11-22  8:23 ` Aleksa Sarai
2018-11-28 14:05 ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-29 12:28 ` Florian Weimer [this message]
2018-11-29 16:54   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-29 19:16     ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-29 19:22       ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-29 19:55         ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-29 20:14           ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-29 21:02             ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-29 21:35               ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-29 21:40                 ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-30  2:40                   ` Aleksa Sarai
2018-12-01  1:25                   ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30  5:13               ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-11-30  6:56                 ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 11:41                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-30 16:35                     ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-11-30 21:57                       ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 22:09                       ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-30 22:26                         ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 23:05                           ` Daniel Colascione
2018-11-30 23:12                             ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-30 23:15                               ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-11-30 23:37                               ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 23:46                                 ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-12-01  1:20                                   ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 23:53                         ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-12-01  8:51                           ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-12-01  9:17                             ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-01 10:27                             ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-12-01 13:41                       ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-12-01 14:46                     ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-12-01 15:28                       ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-12-01 15:52                         ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-12-01 16:27                           ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-02  0:06                           ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-12-02  1:14                             ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-12-02  8:52                         ` Christian Brauner
2018-11-30 23:52   ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-02 10:03     ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-03 16:57       ` Florian Weimer
2018-12-03 18:02         ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-04  6:03           ` Aleksa Sarai
2018-12-04 12:55           ` Florian Weimer
2018-12-04 13:26             ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-06 18:54             ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-12-06 18:56               ` Florian Weimer
2018-12-06 19:03                 ` Christian Brauner
2018-12-25  5:32                   ` Lai Jiangshan
2018-12-25  7:11                     ` Lai Jiangshan
2018-12-25 12:07                       ` Aleksa Sarai

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