Re: [PATCH v2] futex: mark get_robust_list as deprecated

From: Kees Cook
Date: Fri Aug 03 2012 - 13:16:46 EST

Right, I'm satisfied with the ptrace_may_access check that was added.
The deprecation was suggested as an additional change. I'm okay
keeping the syscall if someone actually needs it. :)


On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 5:58 AM, Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The permissions on the syscall were fixed them withR ptrace_may_access.
> We have identified two legitimate use cases.
> It looks like it is time for someone to generate the path to remove the depreciation.
> Who is up for writing and testing that patch?
> Eric

Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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