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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ksys_mount: check for permissions before resource allocation
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> On Jun 5, 2018, at 3:26 PM, Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> wrote:
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>>> On Jun 5, 2018, at 6:00 AM, Ilya Matveychikov <matvejchikov@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Early check for mount permissions prevents possible allocation of 3
>>> pages from kmalloc() pool by unpriveledged user which can be used for
>>> spraying the kernel heap.
>
> I'm sorry, but there are arseloads of unpriveleged syscalls that do the same,
> starting with read() from procfs files. So what the hell does it buy?

Means that if all do the same shit no reason to fix it? Sounds weird...

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