[6/6] kernel: add a kernel_wait helper
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Message ID 20200615130032.931285-7-hch@lst.de
State New
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  • [1/6] exec: cleanup the execve wrappers
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Christoph Hellwig June 15, 2020, 1 p.m. UTC
Add a helper that waits for a pid and stores the status in the passed
in kernel pointer.  Use it to fix the usage of kernel_wait4 in
call_usermodehelper_exec_sync that only happens to work due to the
implicit set_fs(KERNEL_DS) for kernel threads.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
---
 include/linux/sched/task.h |  1 +
 kernel/exit.c              | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 kernel/umh.c               | 29 ++++-------------------------
 3 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/include/linux/sched/task.h b/include/linux/sched/task.h
index 38359071236ad7..a80007df396e95 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched/task.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched/task.h
@@ -102,6 +102,7 @@  struct task_struct *fork_idle(int);
 struct mm_struct *copy_init_mm(void);
 extern pid_t kernel_thread(int (*fn)(void *), void *arg, unsigned long flags);
 extern long kernel_wait4(pid_t, int __user *, int, struct rusage *);
+int kernel_wait(pid_t pid, int *stat);
 
 extern void free_task(struct task_struct *tsk);
 
diff --git a/kernel/exit.c b/kernel/exit.c
index 727150f2810338..fd598846df0b17 100644
--- a/kernel/exit.c
+++ b/kernel/exit.c
@@ -1626,6 +1626,22 @@  long kernel_wait4(pid_t upid, int __user *stat_addr, int options,
 	return ret;
 }
 
+int kernel_wait(pid_t pid, int *stat)
+{
+	struct wait_opts wo = {
+		.wo_type	= PIDTYPE_PID,
+		.wo_pid		= find_get_pid(pid),
+		.wo_flags	= WEXITED,
+	};
+	int ret;
+
+	ret = do_wait(&wo);
+	if (ret > 0 && wo.wo_stat)
+		*stat = wo.wo_stat;
+	put_pid(wo.wo_pid);
+	return ret;
+}
+
 SYSCALL_DEFINE4(wait4, pid_t, upid, int __user *, stat_addr,
 		int, options, struct rusage __user *, ru)
 {
diff --git a/kernel/umh.c b/kernel/umh.c
index 1284823dbad338..6fd948e478bec4 100644
--- a/kernel/umh.c
+++ b/kernel/umh.c
@@ -126,37 +126,16 @@  static void call_usermodehelper_exec_sync(struct subprocess_info *sub_info)
 {
 	pid_t pid;
 
-	/* If SIGCLD is ignored kernel_wait4 won't populate the status. */
+	/* If SIGCLD is ignored do_wait won't populate the status. */
 	kernel_sigaction(SIGCHLD, SIG_DFL);
 	pid = kernel_thread(call_usermodehelper_exec_async, sub_info, SIGCHLD);
-	if (pid < 0) {
+	if (pid < 0)
 		sub_info->retval = pid;
-	} else {
-		int ret = -ECHILD;
-		/*
-		 * Normally it is bogus to call wait4() from in-kernel because
-		 * wait4() wants to write the exit code to a userspace address.
-		 * But call_usermodehelper_exec_sync() always runs as kernel
-		 * thread (workqueue) and put_user() to a kernel address works
-		 * OK for kernel threads, due to their having an mm_segment_t
-		 * which spans the entire address space.
-		 *
-		 * Thus the __user pointer cast is valid here.
-		 */
-		kernel_wait4(pid, (int __user *)&ret, 0, NULL);
-
-		/*
-		 * If ret is 0, either call_usermodehelper_exec_async failed and
-		 * the real error code is already in sub_info->retval or
-		 * sub_info->retval is 0 anyway, so don't mess with it then.
-		 */
-		if (ret)
-			sub_info->retval = ret;
-	}
+	else
+		kernel_wait(pid, &sub_info->retval);
 
 	/* Restore default kernel sig handler */
 	kernel_sigaction(SIGCHLD, SIG_IGN);
-
 	umh_complete(sub_info);
 }