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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] binfmt: Move install_exec_creds after setup_new_exec to match binfmt_elf
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One small nit:

On 6/5/20 5:41 am, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> In 2016 Linus moved install_exec_creds immediately after
> setup_new_exec, in binfmt_elf as a cleanup and as part of closing a
> potential information leak.
>
> Perform the same cleanup for the other binary formats.
>
> Different binary formats doing the same things the same way makes exec
> easier to reason about and easier to maintain.
>
> The binfmt_flagt bits were tested by Greg Ungerer <gerg@linux-m68k.org>
^^^^^
flat

Regards
Greg


> Ref: 9f834ec18def ("binfmt_elf: switch to new creds when switching to new mm")
> Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/ia32/ia32_aout.c | 3 +--
> fs/binfmt_aout.c | 2 +-
> fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c | 2 +-
> fs/binfmt_flat.c | 3 +--
> 4 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/ia32/ia32_aout.c b/arch/x86/ia32/ia32_aout.c
> index 9bb71abd66bd..37b36a8ce5fa 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/ia32/ia32_aout.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/ia32/ia32_aout.c
> @@ -140,6 +140,7 @@ static int load_aout_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> set_personality_ia32(false);
>
> setup_new_exec(bprm);
> + install_exec_creds(bprm);
>
> regs->cs = __USER32_CS;
> regs->r8 = regs->r9 = regs->r10 = regs->r11 = regs->r12 =
> @@ -156,8 +157,6 @@ static int load_aout_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> if (retval < 0)
> return retval;
>
> - install_exec_creds(bprm);
> -
> if (N_MAGIC(ex) == OMAGIC) {
> unsigned long text_addr, map_size;
>
> diff --git a/fs/binfmt_aout.c b/fs/binfmt_aout.c
> index 8e8346a81723..ace587b66904 100644
> --- a/fs/binfmt_aout.c
> +++ b/fs/binfmt_aout.c
> @@ -162,6 +162,7 @@ static int load_aout_binary(struct linux_binprm * bprm)
> set_personality(PER_LINUX);
> #endif
> setup_new_exec(bprm);
> + install_exec_creds(bprm);
>
> current->mm->end_code = ex.a_text +
> (current->mm->start_code = N_TXTADDR(ex));
> @@ -174,7 +175,6 @@ static int load_aout_binary(struct linux_binprm * bprm)
> if (retval < 0)
> return retval;
>
> - install_exec_creds(bprm);
>
> if (N_MAGIC(ex) == OMAGIC) {
> unsigned long text_addr, map_size;
> diff --git a/fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c b/fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c
> index 240f66663543..6c94c6d53d97 100644
> --- a/fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c
> +++ b/fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c
> @@ -353,6 +353,7 @@ static int load_elf_fdpic_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> current->personality |= READ_IMPLIES_EXEC;
>
> setup_new_exec(bprm);
> + install_exec_creds(bprm);
>
> set_binfmt(&elf_fdpic_format);
>
> @@ -434,7 +435,6 @@ static int load_elf_fdpic_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> current->mm->start_stack = current->mm->start_brk + stack_size;
> #endif
>
> - install_exec_creds(bprm);
> if (create_elf_fdpic_tables(bprm, current->mm,
> &exec_params, &interp_params) < 0)
> goto error;
> diff --git a/fs/binfmt_flat.c b/fs/binfmt_flat.c
> index 831a2b25ba79..1a1d1fcb893f 100644
> --- a/fs/binfmt_flat.c
> +++ b/fs/binfmt_flat.c
> @@ -541,6 +541,7 @@ static int load_flat_file(struct linux_binprm *bprm,
> /* OK, This is the point of no return */
> set_personality(PER_LINUX_32BIT);
> setup_new_exec(bprm);
> + install_exec_creds(bprm);
> }
>
> /*
> @@ -963,8 +964,6 @@ static int load_flat_binary(struct linux_binprm *bprm)
> }
> }
>
> - install_exec_creds(bprm);
> -
> set_binfmt(&flat_format);
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_MMU
>

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