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mm: replace access_remote_vm() write parameter with gup_flags

This removes the 'write' argument from access_remote_vm() and replaces
it with 'gup_flags' as use of this function previously silently implied
FOLL_FORCE, whereas after this patch callers explicitly pass this flag.

We make this explicit as use of FOLL_FORCE can result in surprising
behaviour (and hence bugs) within the mm subsystem.

Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@gmail.com>
Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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lorenzo-stoakes authored and torvalds committed Oct 13, 2016
1 parent 442486e commit 6347e8d5bcce33fc36e651901efefbe2c93a43ef
Showing with 20 additions and 19 deletions.
  1. +13 −6 fs/proc/base.c
  2. +1 −1 include/linux/mm.h
  3. +3 −8 mm/memory.c
  4. +3 −4 mm/nommu.c
@@ -252,7 +252,7 @@ static ssize_t proc_pid_cmdline_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
* Inherently racy -- command line shares address space
* with code and data.
*/
rv = access_remote_vm(mm, arg_end - 1, &c, 1, 0);
rv = access_remote_vm(mm, arg_end - 1, &c, 1, FOLL_FORCE);
if (rv <= 0)
goto out_free_page;
@@ -270,7 +270,8 @@ static ssize_t proc_pid_cmdline_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
int nr_read;
_count = min3(count, len, PAGE_SIZE);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count, 0);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count,
FOLL_FORCE);
if (nr_read < 0)
rv = nr_read;
if (nr_read <= 0)
@@ -305,7 +306,8 @@ static ssize_t proc_pid_cmdline_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
bool final;
_count = min3(count, len, PAGE_SIZE);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count, 0);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count,
FOLL_FORCE);
if (nr_read < 0)
rv = nr_read;
if (nr_read <= 0)
@@ -354,7 +356,8 @@ static ssize_t proc_pid_cmdline_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
bool final;
_count = min3(count, len, PAGE_SIZE);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count, 0);
nr_read = access_remote_vm(mm, p, page, _count,
FOLL_FORCE);
if (nr_read < 0)
rv = nr_read;
if (nr_read <= 0)
@@ -832,6 +835,7 @@ static ssize_t mem_rw(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
unsigned long addr = *ppos;
ssize_t copied;
char *page;
unsigned int flags = FOLL_FORCE;
if (!mm)
return 0;
@@ -844,6 +848,9 @@ static ssize_t mem_rw(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
if (!atomic_inc_not_zero(&mm->mm_users))
goto free;
if (write)
flags |= FOLL_WRITE;
while (count > 0) {
int this_len = min_t(int, count, PAGE_SIZE);
@@ -852,7 +859,7 @@ static ssize_t mem_rw(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
break;
}
this_len = access_remote_vm(mm, addr, page, this_len, write);
this_len = access_remote_vm(mm, addr, page, this_len, flags);
if (!this_len) {
if (!copied)
copied = -EIO;
@@ -965,7 +972,7 @@ static ssize_t environ_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
this_len = min(max_len, this_len);
retval = access_remote_vm(mm, (env_start + src),
page, this_len, 0);
page, this_len, FOLL_FORCE);
if (retval <= 0) {
ret = retval;
@@ -1268,7 +1268,7 @@ static inline int fixup_user_fault(struct task_struct *tsk,
extern int access_process_vm(struct task_struct *tsk, unsigned long addr, void *buf, int len, int write);
extern int access_remote_vm(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
void *buf, int len, int write);
void *buf, int len, unsigned int gup_flags);
long __get_user_pages(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm,
unsigned long start, unsigned long nr_pages,
@@ -3935,19 +3935,14 @@ static int __access_remote_vm(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm,
* @addr: start address to access
* @buf: source or destination buffer
* @len: number of bytes to transfer
* @write: whether the access is a write
* @gup_flags: flags modifying lookup behaviour
*
* The caller must hold a reference on @mm.
*/
int access_remote_vm(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
void *buf, int len, int write)
void *buf, int len, unsigned int gup_flags)
{
unsigned int flags = FOLL_FORCE;
if (write)
flags |= FOLL_WRITE;
return __access_remote_vm(NULL, mm, addr, buf, len, flags);
return __access_remote_vm(NULL, mm, addr, buf, len, gup_flags);
}
/*
@@ -1847,15 +1847,14 @@ static int __access_remote_vm(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm,
* @addr: start address to access
* @buf: source or destination buffer
* @len: number of bytes to transfer
* @write: whether the access is a write
* @gup_flags: flags modifying lookup behaviour
*
* The caller must hold a reference on @mm.
*/
int access_remote_vm(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
void *buf, int len, int write)
void *buf, int len, unsigned int gup_flags)
{
return __access_remote_vm(NULL, mm, addr, buf, len,
write ? FOLL_WRITE : 0);
return __access_remote_vm(NULL, mm, addr, buf, len, gup_flags);
}
/*

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