Re: 2.2 PATCH: check return from copy_*_user in fs/pipe.c

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Tue Jun 19 2001 - 21:16:23 EST

Zack Weinberg writes:
> The anonymous pipe code in 2.2 does not check the return value of
> copy_*_user. This can lead to silent loss of data.

I remember Andrew Tridgell (cc:'d) spotting this a long time
ago, and we didn't fix it, and I forget what the reason was.


David S. Miller
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