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Date:	Fri, 8 Aug 2014 00:53:16 -0700
From:	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Seth Jennings <sjennings@...iantweb.net>,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>,
	Nitin Gupta <ngupta@...are.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Dan Streetman <ddstreet@...e.org>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>, linux-mm@...ck.org
Subject: [PATCH] mm/zpool: use prefixed module loading

To avoid potential format string expansion via module parameters,
do not use the zpool type directly in request_module() without a
format string. Additionally, to avoid arbitrary modules being loaded
via zpool API (e.g. via the zswap_zpool_type module parameter) add a
"zpool-" prefix to the requested module, as well as module aliases for
the existing zpool types (zbud and zsmalloc).

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
---
 mm/zbud.c     | 1 +
 mm/zpool.c    | 2 +-
 mm/zsmalloc.c | 1 +
 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/mm/zbud.c b/mm/zbud.c
index a05790b1915e..aa74f7addab1 100644
--- a/mm/zbud.c
+++ b/mm/zbud.c
@@ -619,3 +619,4 @@ module_exit(exit_zbud);
 MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
 MODULE_AUTHOR("Seth Jennings <sjenning@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>");
 MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Buddy Allocator for Compressed Pages");
+MODULE_ALIAS("zpool-zbud");
diff --git a/mm/zpool.c b/mm/zpool.c
index e40612a1df00..739cdf0d183a 100644
--- a/mm/zpool.c
+++ b/mm/zpool.c
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ struct zpool *zpool_create_pool(char *type, gfp_t gfp, struct zpool_ops *ops)
 	driver = zpool_get_driver(type);
 
 	if (!driver) {
-		request_module(type);
+		request_module("zpool-%s", type);
 		driver = zpool_get_driver(type);
 	}
 
diff --git a/mm/zsmalloc.c b/mm/zsmalloc.c
index 4e2fc83cb394..36af729eb3f6 100644
--- a/mm/zsmalloc.c
+++ b/mm/zsmalloc.c
@@ -1199,3 +1199,4 @@ module_exit(zs_exit);
 
 MODULE_LICENSE("Dual BSD/GPL");
 MODULE_AUTHOR("Nitin Gupta <ngupta@...are.org>");
+MODULE_ALIAS("zpool-zsmalloc");
-- 
1.9.1


-- 
Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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