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authorEric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>2018-02-06 15:41:45 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-02-06 18:32:47 -0800
commit4c2e4befb3cc9ce42d506aa537c9ab504723e98c (patch)
tree5419e5965a7f07a39d1db8767148d547907f9c0d /include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
parente7c52b84fb18f08ce49b6067ae6285aca79084a8 (diff)
pipe, sysctl: drop 'min' parameter from pipe-max-size converter
Patch series "pipe: buffer limits fixes and cleanups", v2. This series simplifies the sysctl handler for pipe-max-size and fixes another set of bugs related to the pipe buffer limits: - The root user wasn't allowed to exceed the limits when creating new pipes. - There was an off-by-one error when checking the limits, so a limit of N was actually treated as N - 1. - F_SETPIPE_SZ accepted values over UINT_MAX. - Reading the pipe buffer limits could be racy. This patch (of 7): Before validating the given value against pipe_min_size, do_proc_dopipe_max_size_conv() calls round_pipe_size(), which rounds the value up to pipe_min_size. Therefore, the second check against pipe_min_size is redundant. Remove it. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180111052902.14409-2-ebiggers3@gmail.com Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Acked-by: Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: "Luis R . Rodriguez" <mcgrof@kernel.org> Cc: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> Cc: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@redhat.com> Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h b/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
index 2dc5e9870fcd..7d9beda14584 100644
--- a/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
+++ b/include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ void pipe_lock(struct pipe_inode_info *);
void pipe_unlock(struct pipe_inode_info *);
void pipe_double_lock(struct pipe_inode_info *, struct pipe_inode_info *);
-extern unsigned int pipe_max_size, pipe_min_size;
+extern unsigned int pipe_max_size;
extern unsigned long pipe_user_pages_hard;
extern unsigned long pipe_user_pages_soft;
int pipe_proc_fn(struct ctl_table *, int, void __user *, size_t *, loff_t *);

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