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SubjectRe: [PATCH] convert verify_area to access_ok in xtensa/kernel/signal.c
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On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Jesper Juhl wrote:

>
> verify_area() is deprecated and has been for quite a while.
> I thought I had cleaned up all users and was planning to submit the final
> patches to get rid of it completely, but when I did a final check I found
> that xtensa has been added after my initial cleanup and it still uses
> verify_area(), so we have to get that cleaned up before I can get on with
> the final verify_area removal.
>
>
> This patch converts all uses of verify_area() in xtensa/kernel/signal.c to
> use access_ok() instead.
>
> Please apply.
>

Isn't access_ok() also gone, handled by the put/get/copy/to/from/user
stuff?

> Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
> ---
>
> diff -upr -X ./linux-2.6.13/Documentation/dontdiff linux-2.6.13-orig/arch/xtensa/kernel/signal.c linux-2.6.13/arch/xtensa/kernel/signal.c
> --- linux-2.6.13-orig/arch/xtensa/kernel/signal.c 2005-08-29 01:41:01.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6.13/arch/xtensa/kernel/signal.c 2005-08-29 03:40:12.000000000 +0200
> @@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ sys_sigaction(int sig, const struct old_
>
> if (act) {
> old_sigset_t mask;
> - if (verify_area(VERIFY_READ, act, sizeof(*act)) ||
> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_READ, act, sizeof(*act)) ||
> __get_user(new_ka.sa.sa_handler, &act->sa_handler) ||
> __get_user(new_ka.sa.sa_restorer, &act->sa_restorer))
> return -EFAULT;
> @@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ sys_sigaction(int sig, const struct old_
> ret = do_sigaction(sig, act ? &new_ka : NULL, oact ? &old_ka : NULL);
>
> if (!ret && oact) {
> - if (verify_area(VERIFY_WRITE, oact, sizeof(*oact)) ||
> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_WRITE, oact, sizeof(*oact)) ||
> __put_user(old_ka.sa.sa_handler, &oact->sa_handler) ||
> __put_user(old_ka.sa.sa_restorer, &oact->sa_restorer))
> return -EFAULT;
> @@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ restore_sigcontext(struct pt_regs *regs,
> err |= __copy_from_user (regs->areg, sc->sc_areg, XCHAL_NUM_AREGS*4);
> err |= __get_user(buf, &sc->sc_cpstate);
> if (buf) {
> - if (verify_area(VERIFY_READ, buf, sizeof(*buf)))
> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_READ, buf, sizeof(*buf)))
> goto badframe;
> err |= restore_cpextra(buf);
> }
> @@ -357,7 +357,7 @@ asmlinkage int sys_sigreturn(struct pt_r
> if (regs->depc > 64)
> panic ("Double exception sys_sigreturn\n");
>
> - if (verify_area(VERIFY_READ, frame, sizeof(*frame)))
> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_READ, frame, sizeof(*frame)))
> goto badframe;
>
> if (__get_user(set.sig[0], &frame->sc.oldmask)
> @@ -394,7 +394,7 @@ asmlinkage int sys_rt_sigreturn(struct p
> return 0;
> }
>
> - if (verify_area(VERIFY_READ, frame, sizeof(*frame)))
> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_READ, frame, sizeof(*frame)))
> goto badframe;
>
> if (__copy_from_user(&set, &frame->uc.uc_sigmask, sizeof(set)))
> -
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Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.13 on an i686 machine (5591.77 BogoMips).
Warning : 98.36% of all statistics are fiction.
.
I apologize for the following. I tried to kill it with the above dot :

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