[v3,4/7] fork: provide a function for copying init_mm
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Message ID 20181102232946.98461-5-namit@vmware.com
State New
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Nadav Amit Nov. 2, 2018, 11:29 p.m. UTC
Provide a function for copying init_mm. This function will be later used
for setting a temporary mm.

Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Tested-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
---
 include/linux/sched/task.h |  1 +
 kernel/fork.c              | 24 ++++++++++++++++++------
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/include/linux/sched/task.h b/include/linux/sched/task.h
index 108ede99e533..ac0a675678f5 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched/task.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched/task.h
@@ -74,6 +74,7 @@  extern void exit_itimers(struct signal_struct *);
 extern long _do_fork(unsigned long, unsigned long, unsigned long, int __user *, int __user *, unsigned long);
 extern long do_fork(unsigned long, unsigned long, unsigned long, int __user *, int __user *);
 struct task_struct *fork_idle(int);
+struct mm_struct *copy_init_mm(void);
 extern pid_t kernel_thread(int (*fn)(void *), void *arg, unsigned long flags);
 extern long kernel_wait4(pid_t, int __user *, int, struct rusage *);
 
diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index f0b58479534f..11233c370157 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -1253,13 +1253,20 @@  void mm_release(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm)
 		complete_vfork_done(tsk);
 }
 
-/*
- * Allocate a new mm structure and copy contents from the
- * mm structure of the passed in task structure.
+/**
+ * dup_mm() - duplicates an existing mm structure
+ * @tsk: the task_struct with which the new mm will be associated.
+ * @oldmm: the mm to duplicate.
+ *
+ * Allocates a new mm structure and copy contents from the provided
+ * @oldmm structure.
+ *
+ * Return: the duplicated mm or NULL on failure.
  */
-static struct mm_struct *dup_mm(struct task_struct *tsk)
+static struct mm_struct *dup_mm(struct task_struct *tsk,
+				struct mm_struct *oldmm)
 {
-	struct mm_struct *mm, *oldmm = current->mm;
+	struct mm_struct *mm;
 	int err;
 
 	mm = allocate_mm();
@@ -1326,7 +1333,7 @@  static int copy_mm(unsigned long clone_flags, struct task_struct *tsk)
 	}
 
 	retval = -ENOMEM;
-	mm = dup_mm(tsk);
+	mm = dup_mm(tsk, current->mm);
 	if (!mm)
 		goto fail_nomem;
 
@@ -2126,6 +2133,11 @@  struct task_struct *fork_idle(int cpu)
 	return task;
 }
 
+struct mm_struct *copy_init_mm(void)
+{
+	return dup_mm(NULL, &init_mm);
+}
+
 /*
  *  Ok, this is the main fork-routine.
  *