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authorGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2019-01-21 17:26:42 +0100
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2019-04-17 08:36:44 +0200
commit9b7984e8ff3b2c9e8685ffee04097ba927347f39 (patch)
tree2d0a42de2f9ef39b4f7b285b6e211b149081f6a0
parent942ddc0de8efb52c43250033c7c6091f15e191f5 (diff)
tty: ldisc: add sysctl to prevent autoloading of ldiscs
commit 7c0cca7c847e6e019d67b7d793efbbe3b947d004 upstream. By default, the kernel will automatically load the module of any line dicipline that is asked for. As this sometimes isn't the safest thing to do, provide a sysctl to disable this feature. By default, we set this to 'y' as that is the historical way that Linux has worked, and we do not want to break working systems. But in the future, perhaps this can default to 'n' to prevent this functionality. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> Reviewed-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
-rw-r--r--drivers/tty/Kconfig23
-rw-r--r--drivers/tty/tty_io.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c47
3 files changed, 73 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/tty/Kconfig b/drivers/tty/Kconfig
index 95103054c0e4..fdd2860cb9bd 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/tty/Kconfig
@@ -455,4 +455,27 @@ config MIPS_EJTAG_FDC_KGDB_CHAN
help
FDC channel number to use for KGDB.
+config LDISC_AUTOLOAD
+ bool "Automatically load TTY Line Disciplines"
+ default y
+ help
+ Historically the kernel has always automatically loaded any
+ line discipline that is in a kernel module when a user asks
+ for it to be loaded with the TIOCSETD ioctl, or through other
+ means. This is not always the best thing to do on systems
+ where you know you will not be using some of the more
+ "ancient" line disciplines, so prevent the kernel from doing
+ this unless the request is coming from a process with the
+ CAP_SYS_MODULE permissions.
+
+ Say 'Y' here if you trust your userspace users to do the right
+ thing, or if you have only provided the line disciplines that
+ you know you will be using, or if you wish to continue to use
+ the traditional method of on-demand loading of these modules
+ by any user.
+
+ This functionality can be changed at runtime with the
+ dev.tty.ldisc_autoload sysctl, this configuration option will
+ only set the default value of this functionality.
+
endif # TTY
diff --git a/drivers/tty/tty_io.c b/drivers/tty/tty_io.c
index 19fe1e8fc124..15e0116e1232 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/tty_io.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/tty_io.c
@@ -520,6 +520,8 @@ void proc_clear_tty(struct task_struct *p)
tty_kref_put(tty);
}
+extern void tty_sysctl_init(void);
+
/**
* proc_set_tty - set the controlling terminal
*
@@ -3705,6 +3707,7 @@ void console_sysfs_notify(void)
*/
int __init tty_init(void)
{
+ tty_sysctl_init();
cdev_init(&tty_cdev, &tty_fops);
if (cdev_add(&tty_cdev, MKDEV(TTYAUX_MAJOR, 0), 1) ||
register_chrdev_region(MKDEV(TTYAUX_MAJOR, 0), 1, "/dev/tty") < 0)
diff --git a/drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c b/drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c
index 4ab518d43758..3eb3f2a03bbb 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c
@@ -155,6 +155,13 @@ static void put_ldops(struct tty_ldisc_ops *ldops)
* takes tty_ldiscs_lock to guard against ldisc races
*/
+#if defined(CONFIG_LDISC_AUTOLOAD)
+ #define INITIAL_AUTOLOAD_STATE 1
+#else
+ #define INITIAL_AUTOLOAD_STATE 0
+#endif
+static int tty_ldisc_autoload = INITIAL_AUTOLOAD_STATE;
+
static struct tty_ldisc *tty_ldisc_get(struct tty_struct *tty, int disc)
{
struct tty_ldisc *ld;
@@ -169,6 +176,8 @@ static struct tty_ldisc *tty_ldisc_get(struct tty_struct *tty, int disc)
*/
ldops = get_ldops(disc);
if (IS_ERR(ldops)) {
+ if (!capable(CAP_SYS_MODULE) && !tty_ldisc_autoload)
+ return ERR_PTR(-EPERM);
request_module("tty-ldisc-%d", disc);
ldops = get_ldops(disc);
if (IS_ERR(ldops))
@@ -774,3 +783,41 @@ void tty_ldisc_deinit(struct tty_struct *tty)
tty_ldisc_put(tty->ldisc);
tty->ldisc = NULL;
}
+
+static int zero;
+static int one = 1;
+static struct ctl_table tty_table[] = {
+ {
+ .procname = "ldisc_autoload",
+ .data = &tty_ldisc_autoload,
+ .maxlen = sizeof(tty_ldisc_autoload),
+ .mode = 0644,
+ .proc_handler = proc_dointvec,
+ .extra1 = &zero,
+ .extra2 = &one,
+ },
+ { }
+};
+
+static struct ctl_table tty_dir_table[] = {
+ {
+ .procname = "tty",
+ .mode = 0555,
+ .child = tty_table,
+ },
+ { }
+};
+
+static struct ctl_table tty_root_table[] = {
+ {
+ .procname = "dev",
+ .mode = 0555,
+ .child = tty_dir_table,
+ },
+ { }
+};
+
+void tty_sysctl_init(void)
+{
+ register_sysctl_table(tty_root_table);
+}