Commit 4303ef19 authored by Dan Carpenter's avatar Dan Carpenter Committed by Linus Torvalds
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KEYS: Propagate error code instead of returning -EINVAL

This is from a Smatch check I'm writing.

strncpy_from_user() returns -EFAULT on error so the first change just
silences a warning but doesn't change how the code works.

The other change is a bug fix because install_thread_keyring_to_cred()
can return a variety of errors such as -EINVAL, -EEXIST, -ENOMEM or
Signed-off-by: default avatarDan Carpenter <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Howells <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 7e27d6e7
......@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ static int key_get_type_from_user(char *type,
ret = strncpy_from_user(type, _type, len);
if (ret < 0)
return -EFAULT;
return ret;
if (ret == 0 || ret >= len)
return -EINVAL;
......@@ -1080,7 +1080,7 @@ set:
return old_setting;
return -EINVAL;
return ret;
} /* end keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() */
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