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authorPetr Holasek <pholasek@redhat.com>2011-03-23 16:43:09 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-03-23 19:46:51 -0700
commitcb16e95fa2996743a6e80a665ed2ed0590bd38cf (patch)
tree7128a7d03a94a68dd9550f33ac66876bf6854ad0
parent256c53a65128cbc8a766b1503f3f25a52a8d07cb (diff)
downloadlinux-cb16e95fa2996743a6e80a665ed2ed0590bd38cf.tar.gz
sysctl: add some missing input constraint checks
Add boundaries of allowed input ranges for: dirty_expire_centisecs, drop_caches, overcommit_memory, page-cluster and panic_on_oom. Signed-off-by: Petr Holasek <pholasek@redhat.com> Acked-by: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Cc: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--fs/drop_caches.c6
-rw-r--r--kernel/sysctl.c17
2 files changed, 18 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/fs/drop_caches.c b/fs/drop_caches.c
index 2195c213ab2..816f88e6b9c 100644
--- a/fs/drop_caches.c
+++ b/fs/drop_caches.c
@@ -45,7 +45,11 @@ static void drop_slab(void)
int drop_caches_sysctl_handler(ctl_table *table, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *length, loff_t *ppos)
{
- proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, length, ppos);
+ int ret;
+
+ ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, length, ppos);
+ if (ret)
+ return ret;
if (write) {
if (sysctl_drop_caches & 1)
iterate_supers(drop_pagecache_sb, NULL);
diff --git a/kernel/sysctl.c b/kernel/sysctl.c
index 40245d69760..97ab1690f5e 100644
--- a/kernel/sysctl.c
+++ b/kernel/sysctl.c
@@ -117,6 +117,7 @@ static int neg_one = -1;
static int zero;
static int __maybe_unused one = 1;
static int __maybe_unused two = 2;
+static int __maybe_unused three = 3;
static unsigned long one_ul = 1;
static int one_hundred = 100;
#ifdef CONFIG_PRINTK
@@ -971,14 +972,18 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.data = &sysctl_overcommit_memory,
.maxlen = sizeof(sysctl_overcommit_memory),
.mode = 0644,
- .proc_handler = proc_dointvec,
+ .proc_handler = proc_dointvec_minmax,
+ .extra1 = &zero,
+ .extra2 = &two,
},
{
.procname = "panic_on_oom",
.data = &sysctl_panic_on_oom,
.maxlen = sizeof(sysctl_panic_on_oom),
.mode = 0644,
- .proc_handler = proc_dointvec,
+ .proc_handler = proc_dointvec_minmax,
+ .extra1 = &zero,
+ .extra2 = &two,
},
{
.procname = "oom_kill_allocating_task",
@@ -1006,7 +1011,8 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.data = &page_cluster,
.maxlen = sizeof(int),
.mode = 0644,
- .proc_handler = proc_dointvec,
+ .proc_handler = proc_dointvec_minmax,
+ .extra1 = &zero,
},
{
.procname = "dirty_background_ratio",
@@ -1054,7 +1060,8 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.data = &dirty_expire_interval,
.maxlen = sizeof(dirty_expire_interval),
.mode = 0644,
- .proc_handler = proc_dointvec,
+ .proc_handler = proc_dointvec_minmax,
+ .extra1 = &zero,
},
{
.procname = "nr_pdflush_threads",
@@ -1130,6 +1137,8 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.maxlen = sizeof(int),
.mode = 0644,
.proc_handler = drop_caches_sysctl_handler,
+ .extra1 = &one,
+ .extra2 = &three,
},
#ifdef CONFIG_COMPACTION
{