Patchwork [v3,2/8] ppc/cell: use get_unused_fd_flags(0) instead of get_unused_fd()

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Submitter Yann Droneaud
Date Sept. 6, 2013, 10:39 a.m.
Message ID <74f26a6b6bce2e30c65cd198e5709ce1634ad041.1378460926.git.ydroneaud@opteya.com>
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Permalink /patch/273149/
State Superseded
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Yann Droneaud - Sept. 6, 2013, 10:39 a.m.
Macro get_unused_fd() is used to allocate a file descriptor with
default flags. Those default flags (0) can be "unsafe":
O_CLOEXEC must be used by default to not leak file descriptor
across exec().

Instead of macro get_unused_fd(), functions anon_inode_getfd()
or get_unused_fd_flags() should be used with flags given by userspace.
If not possible, flags should be set to O_CLOEXEC to provide userspace
with a default safe behavor.

In a further patch, get_unused_fd() will be removed so that
new code start using anon_inode_getfd() or get_unused_fd_flags()
with correct flags.

This patch replaces calls to get_unused_fd() with equivalent call to
get_unused_fd_flags(0) to preserve current behavor for existing code.

The hard coded flag value (0) should be reviewed on a per-subsystem basis,
and, if possible, set to O_CLOEXEC.

Signed-off-by: Yann Droneaud <ydroneaud@opteya.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/cover.1378460926.git.ydroneaud@opteya.com
---
 arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
index 87ba7cf..51effce 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@  static int spufs_context_open(struct path *path)
 	int ret;
 	struct file *filp;
 
-	ret = get_unused_fd();
+	ret = get_unused_fd_flags(0);
 	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;
 
@@ -518,7 +518,7 @@  static int spufs_gang_open(struct path *path)
 	int ret;
 	struct file *filp;
 
-	ret = get_unused_fd();
+	ret = get_unused_fd_flags(0);
 	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;