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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 11:51:04 -0700
From:	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>
Subject: [PATCH] rcutorture: avoid format string leak to thead name

Since the rcutorture thread creation interface does not include format
string arguments, make sure the name can never be accidentally processed
as a format string.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
---
 kernel/torture.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/torture.c b/kernel/torture.c
index acc9afc2f26e..9dad2ffaf995 100644
--- a/kernel/torture.c
+++ b/kernel/torture.c
@@ -694,7 +694,7 @@ int _torture_create_kthread(int (*fn)(void *arg), void *arg, char *s, char *m,
 	int ret = 0;
 
 	VERBOSE_TOROUT_STRING(m);
-	*tp = kthread_run(fn, arg, s);
+	*tp = kthread_run(fn, arg, "%s", s);
 	if (IS_ERR(*tp)) {
 		ret = PTR_ERR(*tp);
 		VERBOSE_TOROUT_ERRSTRING(f);
-- 
1.7.9.5


-- 
Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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