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From: Anant Thazhemadam <anant.thazhemadam@gmail.com>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>, Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	syzbot+4191a44ad556eacc1a7a@syzkaller.appspotmail.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] fs: fix KMSAN uninit-value bug by initializing nd in do_file_open_root
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:03:50 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <26d881e5-f68a-b3b7-4cb0-04a3c6c384ac@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200919165558.GH3421308@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>


On 19-09-2020 22:25, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 05:17:27PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
>
>> Lovely...  That would get an empty path and non-directory for a starting
>> point, but it should end up with LAST_ROOT in nd->last_type.  Which should
>> not be able to reach the readers of those fields...  Which kernel had
>> that been on?
> Yecchhh...  I see what's going on; I suspect that this ought to be enough.
> Folks, could somebody test it on the original reproducer setup?

Sure. I can do that.

Thanks,
Anant

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-19 17:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-16  5:26 Anant Thazhemadam
2020-09-16  5:41 ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-17  0:22   ` Al Viro
2020-09-19 14:44     ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] " Greg KH
2020-09-19 16:17       ` Al Viro
2020-09-19 16:55         ` Al Viro
2020-09-19 11:33           ` Anant Thazhemadam [this message]
2020-09-19 20:17             ` Anant Thazhemadam
2020-10-04 15:25               ` Anant Thazhemadam
2020-09-16  6:16 ` Greg KH

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