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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 2/4] xfs: add verifier check for symlink with append/immutable flags
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 04:13:57PM -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> The Linux VFS does not allow a way to set append/immuttable attributes
> to symlinks, this is just not possible. If this is detected we can
> correct this with xfs_repair, so inform the user.
>
> Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@kernel.org>
> ---
> fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_symlink_remote.c | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_symlink_remote.c b/fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_symlink_remote.c
> index 5ef5f354587e..42dd81ede3d6 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_symlink_remote.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_symlink_remote.c
> @@ -242,5 +242,10 @@ xfs_symlink_shortform_verify(
> /* We /did/ null-terminate the buffer, right? */
> if (*endp != 0)
> return __this_address;
> +
> + /* Immutable and append flags are not allowed on symlinks */
> + if (ip->i_d.di_flags & (XFS_DIFLAG_APPEND | XFS_DIFLAG_IMMUTABLE))
> + return __this_address;

This belongs in xfs_dinode_verify so that it checks all symlinks, not
just the one shortform ones.

--D

> +
> return NULL;
> }
> --
> 2.17.0
>
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