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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] uprobes: fix fork() with the pending ret-probe(s)
On 10/14, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> On 10/13, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >
> > Please review, this series fixes the serious bug reported by
> > Martin and David and cc's stable. See the changelog in 5/5.

OK, nobody seems to object, I am going to ask Ingo to pull this fix.


> This probably needs another patch to handle the special case, vfork().
> In this case it would be more correct to dup return_instances but
> (obviously) avoid dup_xol_area.
> However I think this is not that important, the child should not "unwind"
> the stack if it shares mm/stack with its parent, otherwise it can corrupt
> the parent's stack.

Yes, but I forgot that at least the child should return from vfork()
itself and it can be ret-probed.

So I am sending the additional 6/5 in reply to 0/5. This change can
be joined with 1/5, but I'd prefer to do this in a separate patch for
better documentation.


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