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Date:   Fri, 22 May 2020 14:59:57 -0700
From:   Scott Branden <scott.branden@...adcom.com>
To:     Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org>,
        Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Mimi Zohar <zohar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        linux-security-module <linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>,
        James Morris <jmorris@...ei.org>,
        "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>, Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        KP Singh <kpsingh@...omium.org>
Cc:     Shuah Khan <skhan@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        Linux FS Devel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] fs: avoid fdput() after failed fdget() in
 kernel_read_file_from_fd()

Hi Luis,

On 2020-05-13 7:19 a.m., Luis Chamberlain wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 7:13 AM Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 06:49:50AM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 01:43:05PM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
>>>> diff --git a/fs/exec.c b/fs/exec.c
>>>> index 06b4c550af5d..ea24bdce939d 100644
>>>> --- a/fs/exec.c
>>>> +++ b/fs/exec.c
>>>> @@ -1021,8 +1021,8 @@ int kernel_read_file_from_fd(int fd, void **buf, loff_t *size, loff_t max_size,
>>>>              goto out;
>>>>
>>>>      ret = kernel_read_file(f.file, buf, size, max_size, id);
>>>> -out:
>>>>      fdput(f);
>>>> +out:
>>>>      return ret;
>>> Incidentally, why is that thing exported?
>> Both kernel_read_file_from_fd() and kernel_read_file() are exported
>> because they have users, however kernel_read_file() only has security
>> stuff as a user. Do we want to get rid of the lsm hook for it?
> Alright, yeah just the export needs to be removed. I have a patch
> series dealing with these callers so will add it to my queue.
When will these changes make it into linux-next?
It is difficult for me to complete my patch series without these other 
misc. changes in place.
>
>    Luis
Regards,
  Scott

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