Re: binfmt_flat.c && bprm->cred (Was: [PATCH 0/1] exec: do notsleep in TASK_TRACED under ->cred_guard_mutex)

From: Cyrill Gorcunov
Date: Thu Sep 03 2009 - 12:59:01 EST

[Oleg Nesterov - Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 06:29:39PM +0200]
| On 09/03, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
| >
| > load_flat_shared_library() does something strange (but hopefully this
| > patch doesn't break it). I do not understand why does it create the
| > new bprm. Afaics, it could reuse bprm pointer which comes as an argument
| > of ->load_binary(), all we need is to temporary change/restore bprm->file
| > for load_flat_file().
| IOW, afaics the patch below makes sense. Imho it is a bit ugly binfmt_flat.c
| plays with prepare_exec_creds().
| But again, I don't understand this code, and I didn't even try to compile
| this patch.
| Oleg.
| -static int load_flat_shared_library(int id, struct lib_info *libs)
| +static int load_flat_shared_library(struct linux_binprm *bprm, int id,
| + struct lib_info *libs)
| {
| + sprintf(buf, "/lib/", id);

Hi Oleg, perhaps it is a good moment to switch sprintf to snprintf
as well? buf is only 16 bytes long so we have 4 byte room for number.
Not sure if it's possible to have 10000 relocs though :) Just a thought.
Most probably I miss something.

-- Cyrill
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