[AVR32] ratelimit segfault reporting rate
Andrea Righi [Wed, 23 May 2007 21:14:52 +0000 (14:14 -0700)]
Limit the rate of the kernel logging for the segfaults of user
applications, to avoid potential message floods or denial-of-service
attacks.

Signed-off-by: Andrea Righi <a.righi@cineca.it>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Haavard Skinnemoen <hskinnemoen@atmel.com>

arch/avr32/mm/fault.c

index e011f1c..4b24952 100644 (file)
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ bad_area:
        up_read(&mm->mmap_sem);
 
        if (user_mode(regs)) {
-               if (exception_trace)
+               if (exception_trace && printk_ratelimit())
                        printk("%s%s[%d]: segfault at %08lx pc %08lx "
                               "sp %08lx ecr %lu\n",
                               is_init(tsk) ? KERN_EMERG : KERN_INFO,