[v18,38/83] sg: warn v3 write system call users

Message ID 20210427215733.417746-40-dgilbert@interlog.com
State Superseded
Headers show
  • sg: add v4 interface, request sharing
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Commit Message

Douglas Gilbert April 27, 2021, 9:56 p.m.
Should generate one log message per kernel run when the write()
system call is used with the sg interface version 3. Due to
security concerns suggest that they use ioctl(SG_SUBMIT_v3)

Sg interface version 1 or 2 based code may also be calling
write() in this context. There is no easy solution for them
(short of upgrading their interface to version 3 or 4), so
don't produce a warning suggesting the conversion will be

Reviewed-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Douglas Gilbert <dgilbert@interlog.com>
 drivers/scsi/sg.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)


diff --git a/drivers/scsi/sg.c b/drivers/scsi/sg.c
index e4d4afe7be34..b27a77e17ad2 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/sg.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/sg.c
@@ -644,6 +644,9 @@  sg_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *p, size_t count, loff_t *ppos)
 			return -EPERM;
+		pr_warn_once("Please use %s instead of write(),\n%s\n",
+			     "ioctl(SG_SUBMIT_V3)",
+			     "  See: https://sg.danny.cz/sg/sg_v40.html");
 		res = sg_v3_submit(filp, sfp, h3p, false, NULL);
 		return res < 0 ? res : (int)count;