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-rw-r--r--kernel/acct.c8
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/acct.c b/kernel/acct.c
index 9f3391090b3e..9a4715a2f6bf 100644
--- a/kernel/acct.c
+++ b/kernel/acct.c
@@ -491,13 +491,17 @@ static void do_acct_process(struct bsd_acct_struct *acct,
u64 run_time;
struct timespec uptime;
struct tty_struct *tty;
+ const struct cred *orig_cred;
+
+ /* Perform file operations on behalf of whoever enabled accounting */
+ orig_cred = override_creds(file->f_cred);
/*
* First check to see if there is enough free_space to continue
* the process accounting system.
*/
if (!check_free_space(acct, file))
- return;
+ goto out;
/*
* Fill the accounting struct with the needed info as recorded
@@ -578,6 +582,8 @@ static void do_acct_process(struct bsd_acct_struct *acct,
sizeof(acct_t), &file->f_pos);
current->signal->rlim[RLIMIT_FSIZE].rlim_cur = flim;
set_fs(fs);
+out:
+ revert_creds(orig_cred);
}
/**