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SubjectBug in 2.4.0-test9 and test10 with sys_shmat()
Sending -1 as the shmid to shmat will cause an oops.  2.2.16 caught this
with simple boundry checking, so replace the lines

if (!shm_sb || (shmid % SEQ_MULTIPLIER) == zero_id)
return -EINVAL;
with

if (!shm_sb || shmid < 0 || (shmid % SEQ_MULTIPLIER) == zero_id)
return -EINVAL;
Simple program to demonstrate the bug...

#include <sys/ipc.h>
#include <sys/shm.h>

int main(void) {
shmat(-1,0,0);
return 0;
}
Rich
jerrell@missioncriticallinux.com


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