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http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=73243284463a761e04d69d22c7516b2be7de096c
Commit:     73243284463a761e04d69d22c7516b2be7de096c
Parent:     906e0be197232c219197d058ef5095baa7764cd4
Author:     Roland McGrath <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Sun May 6 14:50:20 2007 -0700
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Mon May 7 12:12:57 2007 -0700

    Return EPERM not ECHILD on security_task_wait failure
    
    wait* syscalls return -ECHILD even when an individual PID of a live child
    was requested explicitly, when security_task_wait denies the operation.
    This means that something like a broken SELinux policy can produce an
    unexpected failure that looks just like a bug with wait or ptrace or
    something.
    
    This patch makes do_wait return -EACCES (or other appropriate error returned
    from security_task_wait() instead of -ECHILD if some children were ruled out
    solely because security_task_wait failed.
    
    [EMAIL PROTECTED]: switch error code to EACCES]
    Signed-off-by: Roland McGrath <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Acked-by: Stephen Smalley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Chris Wright <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: James Morris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
---
 kernel/exit.c |   17 +++++++++++++++--
 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/exit.c b/kernel/exit.c
index b55ed4c..9236924 100644
--- a/kernel/exit.c
+++ b/kernel/exit.c
@@ -1033,6 +1033,8 @@ asmlinkage void sys_exit_group(int error_code)
 
 static int eligible_child(pid_t pid, int options, struct task_struct *p)
 {
+       int err;
+
        if (pid > 0) {
                if (p->pid != pid)
                        return 0;
@@ -1066,8 +1068,9 @@ static int eligible_child(pid_t pid, int options, struct 
task_struct *p)
        if (delay_group_leader(p))
                return 2;
 
-       if (security_task_wait(p))
-               return 0;
+       err = security_task_wait(p);
+       if (err)
+               return err;
 
        return 1;
 }
@@ -1449,6 +1452,7 @@ static long do_wait(pid_t pid, int options, struct 
siginfo __user *infop,
        DECLARE_WAITQUEUE(wait, current);
        struct task_struct *tsk;
        int flag, retval;
+       int allowed, denied;
 
        add_wait_queue(&current->signal->wait_chldexit,&wait);
 repeat:
@@ -1457,6 +1461,7 @@ repeat:
         * match our criteria, even if we are not able to reap it yet.
         */
        flag = 0;
+       allowed = denied = 0;
        current->state = TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE;
        read_lock(&tasklist_lock);
        tsk = current;
@@ -1472,6 +1477,12 @@ repeat:
                        if (!ret)
                                continue;
 
+                       if (unlikely(ret < 0)) {
+                               denied = ret;
+                               continue;
+                       }
+                       allowed = 1;
+
                        switch (p->state) {
                        case TASK_TRACED:
                                /*
@@ -1570,6 +1581,8 @@ check_continued:
                goto repeat;
        }
        retval = -ECHILD;
+       if (unlikely(denied) && !allowed)
+               retval = denied;
 end:
        current->state = TASK_RUNNING;
        remove_wait_queue(&current->signal->wait_chldexit,&wait);
-
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