prctl: fix PR_SET_MM_AUXV kernel stack leak

Doing a

	prctl(PR_SET_MM, PR_SET_MM_AUXV, addr, 1);

will copy 1 byte from userspace to (quite big) on-stack array
and then stash everything to mm->saved_auxv.
AT_NULL terminator will be inserted at the very end.

/proc/*/auxv handler will find that AT_NULL terminator
and copy original stack contents to userspace.

This devious scheme requires CAP_SYS_RESOURCE.

Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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