[systemd-devel] /run DoS
drago01 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 10:00:42 PDT 2011
2011/4/3 Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com>:
> W dniu 3 kwietnia 2011 12:54 użytkownik Lennart Poettering
> <mzerqung at 0pointer.de> napisał:
>> On Sun, 03.04.11 13:10, Michał Piotrowski (mkkp4x4 at gmail.com) wrote:
>>> I can write to /run/user/michal in this way I can fill the entire free
>>> tmpfs space which is not good from my POV.
>> Yupp, this is trivially fixable by placing another tmpfs on /run/user,
>> which can be done by installing a run-user.mount unit.
>> We considered doing so by default, but stepped back a little, since we
>> didn't want to add another tmpfs to the mix, just like that. But yeah,
>> we probably should do that.
> I see no other way out here because tmpfs does not support quota.
> BTW. There still be a possibility to deadlock machine if you have a
> not limited /tmp on tmpfs. By default tmpfs can use a half of system
> memory size, so if you got a two user writable tmpfs file systems you
> can try to deadlock system.
You can try but that isn't a deadlock (if you can trigger a deadlock
that way you hit a kernel bug).
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