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SubjectRe: [PATCH] reiserfs: propagate errors from fill_with_dentries properly
On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 6:33 PM Jann Horn <jannh@google.com> wrote:
>
> fill_with_dentries() failed to propagate errors up to
> reiserfs_for_each_xattr() properly. Plumb them through.
>
> Note that reiserfs_for_each_xattr() is only used by
> reiserfs_delete_xattrs() and reiserfs_chown_xattrs().
> The result of reiserfs_delete_xattrs() is discarded anyway, the only
> difference there is whether a warning is printed to dmesg.
> The result of reiserfs_chown_xattrs() does matter because it can block
> chowning of the file to which the xattrs belong; but either way, the
> resulting state can have misaligned ownership, so my patch doesn't improve
> things greatly.
>
> Credit for making me look at this code goes to Al Viro, who pointed
> out that the ->actor calling convention is suboptimal and should be
> changed.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>

Ping.

> ---
> I have tested this by manually patching error injection into
> fill_with_dentries().
>
> Opinions? Is this a sensible change?
>
> Because the changes in this patch are more superficial than the changes
> in the other one, I split this out so that the security patch is a
> clean change that obviously belongs in stable and can hopefully go in
> quickly.
>
> After the cases I can see where errors are returned improperly are
> cleaned up, I plan to change the calling convention for ->actor as
> suggested by Al Viro.
>
> fs/reiserfs/xattr.c | 7 +++++++
> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/reiserfs/xattr.c b/fs/reiserfs/xattr.c
> index ff94fad477e4..ae4a28410dbd 100644
> --- a/fs/reiserfs/xattr.c
> +++ b/fs/reiserfs/xattr.c
> @@ -185,6 +185,7 @@ struct reiserfs_dentry_buf {
> struct dir_context ctx;
> struct dentry *xadir;
> int count;
> + int err;
> struct dentry *dentries[8];
> };
>
> @@ -207,6 +208,7 @@ fill_with_dentries(struct dir_context *ctx, const char *name, int namelen,
>
> dentry = lookup_one_len(name, dbuf->xadir, namelen);
> if (IS_ERR(dentry)) {
> + dbuf->err = PTR_ERR(dentry);
> return PTR_ERR(dentry);
> } else if (d_really_is_negative(dentry)) {
> /* A directory entry exists, but no file? */
> @@ -215,6 +217,7 @@ fill_with_dentries(struct dir_context *ctx, const char *name, int namelen,
> "not found for file %pd.\n",
> dentry, dbuf->xadir);
> dput(dentry);
> + dbuf->err = -EIO;
> return -EIO;
> }
>
> @@ -262,6 +265,10 @@ static int reiserfs_for_each_xattr(struct inode *inode,
> err = reiserfs_readdir_inode(d_inode(dir), &buf.ctx);
> if (err)
> break;
> + if (buf.err) {
> + err = buf.err;
> + break;
> + }
> if (!buf.count)
> break;
> for (i = 0; !err && i < buf.count && buf.dentries[i]; i++) {
> --
> 2.18.0.597.ga71716f1ad-goog
>

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