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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] sysctl: add pending proc_do_large_bitmap fix
On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 3:28 PM Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> Andrew, Kees,
>
> Eric sent a fix out for proc_do_large_bitmap() last month for when
> using a large input buffer. After patch review a test case for the issue
> was built and submitted. I noticed there were a few issues with the
> tests, but instead of just asking Eric to address them I've taken
> care of them and ammended the commit where necessary. There's a
> few issues he reported which I also address and fix in this series.
>
> Since we *do* expect users of these scripts to also use them on older
> kernels, I've also addressed not breaking calling the script for them,
> and gives us an easy way to easily extend our tests cases for future
> kernels as well.
>
> Before anyone considers these for stable as minor fixes, I'd recommend
> we also address the discrepancy on the read side of things: modify the
> test script to use diff against the target file instead of using the
> temp file.
>
> Eric Sandeen (2):
> test_sysctl: add proc_do_large_bitmap() test case
> sysctl: Fix proc_do_large_bitmap for large input buffers
>
> Luis Chamberlain (4):
> test_sysctl: remove superfluous test_reqs()
> test_sysctl: load module before testing for it
> test_sysctl: ignore diff output on verify_diff_w()
> test_sysctl: allow graceful use on older kernels

Thanks for collecting and updating these!

Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Andrew, can you carry these?

-Kees

>
> kernel/sysctl.c | 30 ++++-
> lib/test_sysctl.c | 18 ++-
> tools/testing/selftests/sysctl/sysctl.sh | 161 +++++++++++++++++++----
> 3 files changed, 178 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.18.0
>


--
Kees Cook

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