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    • Al Viro's avatar
      fix apparmor dereferencing potentially freed dentry, sanitize __d_path() API · 02125a82
      Al Viro authored
      __d_path() API is asking for trouble and in case of apparmor d_namespace_path()
      getting just that.  The root cause is that when __d_path() misses the root
      it had been told to look for, it stores the location of the most remote ancestor
      in *root.  Without grabbing references.  Sure, at the moment of call it had
      been pinned down by what we have in *path.  And if we raced with umount -l, we
      could have very well stopped at vfsmount/dentry that got freed as soon as
      prepend_path() dropped vfsmount_lock.
      
      It is safe to compare these pointers with pre-existing (and known to be still
      alive) vfsmount and dentry, as long as all we are asking is "is it the same
      address?".  Dereferencing is not safe and apparmor ended up stepping into
      that.  d_namespace_path() really wants to examine the place where we stopped,
      even if it's not connected to our namespace.  As the result, it looked
      at ->d_sb->s_magic of a dentry that might've been already freed by that point.
      All other callers had been careful enough to avoid that, but it's really
      a bad interface - it invites that kind of trouble.
      
      The fix is fairly straightforward, even though it's bigger than I'd like:
      	* prepend_path() root argument becomes const.
      	* __d_path() is never called with NULL/NULL root.  It was a kludge
      to start with.  Instead, we have an explicit function - d_absolute_root().
      Same as __d_path(), except that it doesn't get root passed and stops where
      it stops.  apparmor and tomoyo are using it.
      	* __d_path() returns NULL on path outside of root.  The main
      caller is show_mountinfo() and that's precisely what we pass root for - to
      skip those outside chroot jail.  Those who don't want that can (and do)
      use d_path().
      	* __d_path() root argument becomes const.  Everyone agrees, I hope.
      	* apparmor does *NOT* try to use __d_path() or any of its variants
      when it sees that path->mnt is an internal vfsmount.  In that case it's
      definitely not mounted anywhere and dentry_path() is exactly what we want
      there.  Handling of sysctl()-triggered weirdness is moved to that place.
      	* if apparmor is asked to do pathname relative to chroot jail
      and __d_path() tells it we it's not in that jail, the sucker just calls
      d_absolute_path() instead.  That's the other remaining caller of __d_path(),
      BTW.
              * seq_path_root() does _NOT_ return -ENAMETOOLONG (it's stupid anyway -
      the normal seq_file logics will take care of growing the buffer and redoing
      the call of ->show() just fine).  However, if it gets path not reachable
      from root, it returns SEQ_SKIP.  The only caller adjusted (i.e. stopped
      ignoring the return value as it used to do).
      Reviewed-by: default avatarJohn Johansen <john.johansen@canonical.com>
      ACKed-by: default avatarJohn Johansen <john.johansen@canonical.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
      02125a82
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    • Tetsuo Handa's avatar
      TOMOYO: Change pathname for non-rename()able filesystems. · 5625f2e3
      Tetsuo Handa authored
      TOMOYO wants to use /proc/self/ rather than /proc/$PID/ if $PID matches current
      thread's process ID in order to prevent current thread from accessing other
      process's information unless needed.
      
      But since procfs can be mounted on various locations (e.g. /proc/ /proc2/ /p/
      /tmp/foo/100/p/ ), TOMOYO cannot tell that whether the numeric part in the
      string returned by __d_path() represents process ID or not.
      
      Therefore, to be able to convert from $PID to self no matter where procfs is
      mounted, this patch changes pathname representations for filesystems which do
      not support rename() operation (e.g. proc, sysfs, securityfs).
      
      Examples:
        /proc/self/mounts => proc:/self/mounts
        /sys/kernel/security/ => sys:/kernel/security/
        /dev/pts/0 => devpts:/0
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
      5625f2e3
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    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking... · 5a0e3ad6
      Tejun Heo authored
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h
      
      percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being
      included when building most .c files.  percpu.h includes slab.h which
      in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files
      universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies.
      
      percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed.  Prepare for
      this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those
      headers directly instead of assuming availability.  As this conversion
      needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is
      used as the basis of conversion.
      
        http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py
      
      The script does the followings.
      
      * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that
        only the necessary includes are there.  ie. if only gfp is used,
        gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h.
      
      * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include
        blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms
        to its surrounding.  It's put in the include block which contains
        core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered -
        alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there
        doesn't seem to be any matching order.
      
      * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly
        because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out
        an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the
        file.
      
      The conversion was done in the following steps.
      
      1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly
         over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h
         and ~3000 slab.h inclusions.  The script emitted errors for ~400
         files.
      
      2. Each error was manually checked.  Some didn't need the inclusion,
         some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or
         embedding .c file was more appropriate for others.  This step added
         inclusions to around 150 files.
      
      3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits
         from #2 to make sure no file was left behind.
      
      4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed.
         e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab
         APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually.
      
      5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically
         editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h
         files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell.  Most gfp.h
         inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually
         wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros.  Each
         slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as
         necessary.
      
      6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h.
      
      7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures
         were fixed.  CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my
         distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few
         more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things
         build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq).
      
         * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config.
         * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * ia64 SMP allmodconfig
         * s390 SMP allmodconfig
         * alpha SMP allmodconfig
         * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig
      
      8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as
         a separate patch and serve as bisection point.
      
      Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step
      6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch.
      If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch
      headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of
      the specific arch.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
      Guess-its-ok-by: default avatarChristoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
      5a0e3ad6
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