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authorYann Droneaud <ydroneaud@opteya.com>2014-10-09 15:24:40 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-09 22:25:46 -0400
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parentfsnotify: don't put user context if it was never assigned (diff)
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fanotify: enable close-on-exec on events' fd when requested in fanotify_init()
According to commit 80af258867648 ("fanotify: groups can specify their f_flags for new fd"), file descriptors created as part of file access notification events inherit flags from the event_f_flags argument passed to syscall fanotify_init(2)[1]. Unfortunately O_CLOEXEC is currently silently ignored. Indeed, event_f_flags are only given to dentry_open(), which only seems to care about O_ACCMODE and O_PATH in do_dentry_open(), O_DIRECT in open_check_o_direct() and O_LARGEFILE in generic_file_open(). It's a pity, since, according to some lookup on various search engines and http://codesearch.debian.net/, there's already some userspace code which use O_CLOEXEC: - in systemd's readahead[2]: fanotify_fd = fanotify_init(FAN_CLOEXEC|FAN_NONBLOCK, O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE|O_CLOEXEC|O_NOATIME); - in clsync[3]: #define FANOTIFY_EVFLAGS (O_LARGEFILE|O_RDONLY|O_CLOEXEC) int fanotify_d = fanotify_init(FANOTIFY_FLAGS, FANOTIFY_EVFLAGS); - in examples [4] from "Filesystem monitoring in the Linux kernel" article[5] by Aleksander Morgado: if ((fanotify_fd = fanotify_init (FAN_CLOEXEC, O_RDONLY | O_CLOEXEC | O_LARGEFILE)) < 0) Additionally, since commit 48149e9d3a7e ("fanotify: check file flags passed in fanotify_init"). having O_CLOEXEC as part of fanotify_init() second argument is expressly allowed. So it seems expected to set close-on-exec flag on the file descriptors if userspace is allowed to request it with O_CLOEXEC. But Andrew Morton raised[6] the concern that enabling now close-on-exec might break existing applications which ask for O_CLOEXEC but expect the file descriptor to be inherited across exec(). In the other hand, as reported by Mihai Dontu[7] close-on-exec on the file descriptor returned as part of file access notify can break applications due to deadlock. So close-on-exec is needed for most applications. More, applications asking for close-on-exec are likely expecting it to be enabled, relying on O_CLOEXEC being effective. If not, it might weaken their security, as noted by Jan Kara[8]. So this patch replaces call to macro get_unused_fd() by a call to function get_unused_fd_flags() with event_f_flags value as argument. This way O_CLOEXEC flag in the second argument of fanotify_init(2) syscall is interpreted and close-on-exec get enabled when requested. [1] http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man2/fanotify_init.2.html [2] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/tree/src/readahead/readahead-collect.c?id=v208#n294 [3] https://github.com/xaionaro/clsync/blob/v0.2.1/sync.c#L1631 https://github.com/xaionaro/clsync/blob/v0.2.1/configuration.h#L38 [4] http://www.lanedo.com/~aleksander/fanotify/fanotify-example.c [5] http://www.lanedo.com/2013/filesystem-monitoring-linux-kernel/ [6] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20141001153621.65e9258e65a6167bf2e4cb50@linux-foundation.org [7] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20141002095046.3715eb69@mdontu-l [8] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20141002104410.GB19748@quack.suse.cz Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/cover.1411562410.git.ydroneaud@opteya.com Signed-off-by: Yann Droneaud <ydroneaud@opteya.com> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Reviewed by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@gmx.de> Tested-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@gmx.de> Cc: Mihai Don\u021bu <mihai.dontu@gmail.com> Cc: Pádraig Brady <P@draigBrady.com> Cc: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@gmx.de> Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Cc: Valdis Kletnieks <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu> Cc: Michael Kerrisk-manpages <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> Cc: Lino Sanfilippo <LinoSanfilippo@gmx.de> Cc: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com> Cc: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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