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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Kacper Kornet <kornet@camk.edu.pl>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix prlimit64 for suid/sgid processes
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 08:59:21 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTimOM7KDtFkU=CmXZ8J2FqekY=EjCuOdtZHQJQWT@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110127134710.GB519@camk.edu.pl>

On 1/27/11, Kacper Kornet <kornet@camk.edu.pl> wrote:
> Since check_prlimit_permission always fails in the case of SUID/GUID
> processes, such processes are not able to read or set their own limits.
> This commit changes this by assuming that process can always read/change
> its own limits.

Shouldn't this be fixed in check_prlimit_permissions() instead of in the caller?

     Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2011-01-27 22:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-27 13:47 Kacper Kornet
2011-01-27 22:59 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2011-01-28 23:21   ` [PATCH v2] " Kacper Kornet
2011-01-28 23:28     ` Jiri Slaby
2011-01-31  9:40     ` [for .36,.37 stable] " Jiri Slaby
2011-02-15 14:28       ` [stable] [for .36, .37 " Greg KH

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