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-rw-r--r--mm/migrate.c11
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/mm/migrate.c b/mm/migrate.c
index d68a41da6abb..e84eeb4e4356 100644
--- a/mm/migrate.c
+++ b/mm/migrate.c
@@ -41,6 +41,7 @@
#include <linux/page_idle.h>
#include <linux/page_owner.h>
#include <linux/sched/mm.h>
+#include <linux/ptrace.h>
#include <asm/tlbflush.h>
@@ -1652,7 +1653,6 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE6(move_pages, pid_t, pid, unsigned long, nr_pages,
const int __user *, nodes,
int __user *, status, int, flags)
{
- const struct cred *cred = current_cred(), *tcred;
struct task_struct *task;
struct mm_struct *mm;
int err;
@@ -1676,14 +1676,9 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE6(move_pages, pid_t, pid, unsigned long, nr_pages,
/*
* Check if this process has the right to modify the specified
- * process. The right exists if the process has administrative
- * capabilities, superuser privileges or the same
- * userid as the target process.
+ * process. Use the regular "ptrace_may_access()" checks.
*/
- tcred = __task_cred(task);
- if (!uid_eq(cred->euid, tcred->suid) && !uid_eq(cred->euid, tcred->uid) &&
- !uid_eq(cred->uid, tcred->suid) && !uid_eq(cred->uid, tcred->uid) &&
- !capable(CAP_SYS_NICE)) {
+ if (!ptrace_may_access(task, PTRACE_MODE_READ_REALCREDS)) {
rcu_read_unlock();
err = -EPERM;
goto out;