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    SubjectRe: Q: check_unsafe_exec() races (Was: [PATCH 2/4] fix setuid sometimes doesn't)
    On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 06:52:06AM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:

    > Let's suppose that check_unsafe_exec() does not set LSM_UNSAFE_SHARE and
    > drops ->siglock. After that, another sub-thread does clone(CLONE_FS) without

    Lovely. And yes, AFAICS that's a hole.

    > Unless we killed other threads, I can't see how we can check ->fs is not
    > shared with another process, we can fool ->bprm_set_creds() anyway.

    We can't do that, until we are past the point of no return. Charming...
    In principle, we can mark these threads as "-EAGAIN on such clone()" and
    clean that on exec failure.

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