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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] signals: send_signal: use si_fromuser() to detect from_ancestor_ns
    Oleg Nesterov [] wrote:
    | Change send_signal() to use si_fromuser(). From now SEND_SIG_NOINFO
    | triggers the "from_ancestor_ns" check.
    | This fixes reparent_thread()->group_send_sig_info(pdeath_signal)
    | behaviour, before this patch send_signal() does not detect the
    | cross-namespace case when the child of the dying parent belongs
    | to the sub-namespace.
    | This patch can affect the behaviour of send_sig(), kill_pgrp() and
    | kill_pid() when the caller sends the signal to the sub-namespace
    | with "priv == 0" but surprisingly all callers seem to use them
    | correctly, including disassociate_ctty(on_exit).
    | Except: drivers/staging/comedi/drivers/addi-data/*.c incorrectly
    | use send_sig(priv => 0). But his is minor and should be fixed
    | anyway.
    | Reported-by: Daniel Lezcano <>
    | Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>

    Since, addressing the problem of container-init sending SIGKILL to itself
    would have to be a separate patch:

    Reviewed-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <>

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