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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.4 0/2] Backport readdir sanity checking patches
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On Tue, 2019-12-24 at 01:06 +0530, Siddharth Chandrasekaran wrote:
> Hello,
>
> This patchset is a backport of upstream commits that makes getdents() and
> getdents64() do sanity checking on the pathname that it gives to user
> space.

These seem to be needed for 3.16, as well, so I've added them to my
queue.

Ben.

> Sid
>
> Linus Torvalds (2):
> Make filldir[64]() verify the directory entry filename is valid
> filldir[64]: remove WARN_ON_ONCE() for bad directory entries
>
> fs/readdir.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 40 insertions(+)
>
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Ben Hutchings
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