Re: [PATCH 1/1] pid_ns: move pid_ns_release_proc() fromproc_flush_task() to zap_pid_ns_processes()

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 09:03:53 EST

On 06/24, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > This is mostly cleanup and optimization, but also fixes the bug.
> Oleg with respect to your other patches I think they are some of
> the best ones we have on the table.
> > proc_flush_task() checks upid->nr == 1 to detect the case when
> > a sub-namespace exits. However, this doesn't work in case when
> > a multithreaded init execs and calls release_task(old_leader),
> > the old leader has the same pid 1.
> >
> > Move pid_ns_release_proc() to zap_pid_ns_processes(), it is called
> > when we know for sure that init is exiting.
> This actually guarantees a use after free for the namespace init:

Yes, thanks. I am stupid.

Please ignore the patch.


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