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    SubjectRe: [vendor-sec] Re: [BUG/PATCH/RFC] Oops while completing async USB via usbdevio
    On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 11:45:51AM +0200, Harald Welte wrote:
    > On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 11:07:45AM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
    > > * Harald Welte (laforge@gnumonks.org) wrote:
    > > > diff --git a/kernel/signal.c b/kernel/signal.c
    > > > --- a/kernel/signal.c
    > > > +++ b/kernel/signal.c
    > > > @@ -1193,6 +1193,40 @@ kill_proc_info(int sig, struct siginfo *
    > > > return error;
    > > > }
    > > >
    > > > +/* like kill_proc_info(), but doesn't use uid/euid of "current" */
    > >
    > > Maybe additional comment reminding that you most likely don't want this
    > > interface.
    > >
    > > Also, looks like there's same issue again:
    >
    > Mh, didn't hit that bug since I don't use disconnect signals. But it
    > looks like it has the same issue.
    >
    > Please consider the patch below, it
    >
    > 1) changes pid_t to uid_t
    > 2) exports the symbol
    > 3) adresses the same task_struct referencing issue for disconnect
    > signals
    >
    > I hope this now finally is the last take ;)

    Ugh, but it looks like Linus already committed your previous patch, with
    some changes by him. Care to send a delta from what is currently in his
    tree (2.6.14-rc4 has it) and this patch?

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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