Re: siginfo pid not populated from ptrace?

From: Tycho Andersen
Date: Mon Dec 10 2018 - 10:44:49 EST

Hi Oleg,

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 04:37:18PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> On 12/06, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >
> > The challenge is that we could be delivering this to a zombie signal
> > group leader.
> ...
> > Sigh it is probably time that I dig in and figure out how to avoid that
> > case which we need to fix anyway because we can get the permission
> > checks wrong for multi-threaded processes that call setuid and friends.
> this is another issue... I am sure we have already discussed this, but I
> failed to find any link to the previous discussion.
> > Once that is sorted your small change will at least be safe.
> I don't think so, any sub-thread can dequeue SIGSTOP unless type == PIDTYPE_PID,
> this has nothing to do with the problems connected to zombie leader, or I
> misunderstood you.

I think the conclusion about this bug is that we're just not going to
fix it, Kees sent a patch to remove the check from the test:

So I will drop my patch.