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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] exec: copy-and-paste the fixes into compat_do_execve() paths
> Note: this patch targets 2.6.37 and tries to be as simple as possible.
> That is why it adds more copy-and-paste horror into fs/compat.c and
> uglifies fs/exec.c, this will be cleanuped later.
> compat_copy_strings() plays with bprm->vma/mm directly and thus has
> two problems: it lacks the RLIMIT_STACK check and argv/envp memory
> is not visible to oom killer.
> Export acct_arg_size() and get_arg_page(), change compat_copy_strings()
> to use get_arg_page(), change compat_do_execve() to do acct_arg_size(0)
> as do_execve() does.
> Add the fatal_signal_pending/cond_resched checks into compat_count() and
> compat_copy_strings(), this matches the code in fs/exec.c and certainly
> makes sense.
> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>

Looks good to me.
Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <>

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