[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] PCI/IOV: Make SR-IOV attributes with mode 0664 use 0644

Kelsey Skunberg skunberg.kelsey at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 19:19:13 UTC 2019


On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 12:24:19PM -0400, Don Dutile wrote:
> On 09/05/2019 02:32 AM, Kelsey Skunberg wrote:
> > sriov_numvfs and sriov_drivers_autoprobe have "unusual" permissions (0664)
> > with no reported or found reason for allowing group write permissions.
> > libvirt runs as root when dealing with PCI, and chowns files for qemu
> > needs. There is not a need for the "0664" permissions.
> > 
> > sriov_numvfs was introduced in:
> > 	commit 1789382a72a5 ("PCI: SRIOV control and status via sysfs")
> > 
> > sriov_drivers_autoprobe was introduced in:
> > 	commit 0e7df22401a3 ("PCI: Add sysfs sriov_drivers_autoprobe to
> > 			      control VF driver binding")
> > 
> > Change sriov_numvfs and sriov_drivers_autoprobe from "0664" permissions to
> > "0644" permissions.
> > 
> > Exchange DEVICE_ATTR() with DEVICE_ATTR_RW() which sets the mode to "0644".
> > DEVICE_ATTR() should only be used for "unusual" permissions.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Kelsey Skunberg <skunberg.kelsey at gmail.com>
> > ---
> >   drivers/pci/iov.c | 5 ++---
> >   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/pci/iov.c b/drivers/pci/iov.c
> > index b335db21c85e..b3f972e8cfed 100644
> > --- a/drivers/pci/iov.c
> > +++ b/drivers/pci/iov.c
> > @@ -375,12 +375,11 @@ static ssize_t sriov_drivers_autoprobe_store(struct device *dev,
> >   }
> >   static DEVICE_ATTR_RO(sriov_totalvfs);
> > -static DEVICE_ATTR(sriov_numvfs, 0664, sriov_numvfs_show, sriov_numvfs_store);
> > +static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(sriov_numvfs);
> >   static DEVICE_ATTR_RO(sriov_offset);
> >   static DEVICE_ATTR_RO(sriov_stride);
> >   static DEVICE_ATTR_RO(sriov_vf_device);
> > -static DEVICE_ATTR(sriov_drivers_autoprobe, 0664, sriov_drivers_autoprobe_show,
> > -		   sriov_drivers_autoprobe_store);
> > +static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(sriov_drivers_autoprobe);
> >   static struct attribute *sriov_dev_attrs[] = {
> >   	&dev_attr_sriov_totalvfs.attr,
> > 
> Thanks again for the cleanup.
> 
> Acked-by: Donald Dutile <ddutile at redhat.com>
>

Glad I could contribute. Thanks for your help and the
acknowledgment. :)

-Kelsey


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