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authorAndrew Elble <aweits@rit.edu>2015-02-23 08:51:24 -0500
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2015-05-06 21:59:11 +0200
commit9464764b24fc21aa2d51f1fe777cf04f6824790f (patch)
treec95d544d7c73a4ac8e8b36852e47a94c4de02fe9 /fs
parenta421928b30cdb0cb6d641dfa1d94a949cf3b461a (diff)
NFS: fix BUG() crash in notify_change() with patch to chown_common()
commit c1b8940b42bb6487b10f2267a96b486276ce9ff7 upstream. We have observed a BUG() crash in fs/attr.c:notify_change(). The crash occurs during an rsync into a filesystem that is exported via NFS. 1.) fs/attr.c:notify_change() modifies the caller's version of attr. 2.) 6de0ec00ba8d ("VFS: make notify_change pass ATTR_KILL_S*ID to setattr operations") introduced a BUG() restriction such that "no function will ever call notify_change() with both ATTR_MODE and ATTR_KILL_S*ID set". Under some circumstances though, it will have assisted in setting the caller's version of attr to this very combination. 3.) 27ac0ffeac80 ("locks: break delegations on any attribute modification") introduced code to handle breaking delegations. This can result in notify_change() being re-called. attr _must_ be explicitly reset to avoid triggering the BUG() established in #2. 4.) The path that that triggers this is via fs/open.c:chmod_common(). The combination of attr flags set here and in the first call to notify_change() along with a later failed break_deleg_wait() results in notify_change() being called again via retry_deleg without resetting attr. Solution is to move retry_deleg in chmod_common() a bit further up to ensure attr is completely reset. There are other places where this seemingly could occur, such as fs/utimes.c:utimes_common(), but the attr flags are not initially set in such a way to trigger this. Fixes: 27ac0ffeac80 ("locks: break delegations on any attribute modification") Reported-by: Eric Meddaugh <etmsys@rit.edu> Tested-by: Eric Meddaugh <etmsys@rit.edu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Elble <aweits@rit.edu> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/fs/open.c b/fs/open.c
index 2ed7325f713e..17679f2b2f1c 100644
--- a/fs/open.c
+++ b/fs/open.c
@@ -539,6 +539,7 @@ static int chown_common(struct path *path, uid_t user, gid_t group)
uid = make_kuid(current_user_ns(), user);
gid = make_kgid(current_user_ns(), group);
newattrs.ia_valid = ATTR_CTIME;
if (user != (uid_t) -1) {
if (!uid_valid(uid))
@@ -555,7 +556,6 @@ static int chown_common(struct path *path, uid_t user, gid_t group)
if (!S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode))
newattrs.ia_valid |=
error = security_path_chown(path, uid, gid);
if (!error)