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Date:   Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:04:04 +1100
From:   Aleksa Sarai <asarai@...e.de>
To:     Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
Cc:     viro@...iv.linux.org.uk, ebiederm@...ssion.com,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        cyphar@...har.com, dev@...ncontainers.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: exec: apply CLOEXEC before changing dumpable task
 flags

>> @@ -1287,6 +1287,13 @@ void setup_new_exec(struct linux_binprm * bprm)
>>  	/* This is the point of no return */
>>  	current->sas_ss_sp = current->sas_ss_size = 0;
>>
>> +	/*
>> +	 * We have to apply CLOEXEC before we change whether the process is
>> +	 * dumpable to avoid a race with a process in userspace trying to access
>> +	 * the should-be-closed file descriptors of a process undergoing exec(2).
>> +	 */
>> +	do_close_on_exec(current->files);
>
> Cosmetic, but perhaps this should go into flush_old_exec() then?

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Also, I'll cc stable (v3.2+) to the 
patch.

-- 
Aleksa Sarai
Software Engineer (Containers)
SUSE Linux GmbH
https://www.cyphar.com/

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