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SubjectRe: ocfs2: xattr problems with 5.4.0-rc7
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On 19/11/13 09:28, Joseph Qi wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Thanks for reporting this issue.
> I have some doubts on it, please see my comments below.
>
> On 19/11/12 22:45, Thomas Voegtle wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> with 5.4.0-rc7 and 4.9.200 we see the following errors with mkdir or touch on a ocfs2 mountpoint:
>>
>> root@s2:/shared/ClusterShareDisk# mkdir dir
>> mkdir: cannot create directory ‘dir’: Invalid argument
>>
>> which produces this output:
>>
>> root@s2:/shared/ClusterShareDisk# dmesg
>> [ 6918.815770] (mkdir,19461,0):ocfs2_xa_set:2242 ERROR: status = -22
>> [ 6918.815772] (mkdir,19461,0):ocfs2_mknod:408 ERROR: status = -22
>> [ 6918.816215] (mkdir,19461,0):ocfs2_mknod:486 ERROR: status = -22
>> [ 6918.816216] (mkdir,19461,0):ocfs2_mkdir:652 ERROR: status = -22
>>
> ocfs2_xa_set
> ocfs2_xa_prepare_entry
>
> Since ocfs2_xa_set() returns -EINVAL, it means loc->xl_entry is NULL.
>
> if (!loc->xl_entry) {
> rc = -EINVAL;
> goto out;
> }
>
> After reverting
> commit 56e94ea132bb "fs: ocfs2: fix possible null-pointer dereferences in ocfs2_xa_prepare_entry()",
> it will call ocfs2_xa_add_entry(),
>
> if (loc->xl_entry) {
> ...
> } else
> ocfs2_xa_add_entry(loc, name_hash);
>
> Theoretically it will cause NULL pointer dereference when access attributes of loc->xl_entry.
> So could you please check if the issue is caused by NULL loc->xl_entry?
>

I think I've got the answer. loc->xl_ops->xlo_add_entry() will handle this case.
I'll revert this patch.

Thanks,
Joseph

>
>> We got some ACLs:
>> $ getfacl /shared/ClusterShareDisk/
>> getfacl: Removing leading '/' from absolute path names
>> # file: shared/ClusterShareDisk/
>> # owner: root
>> # group: root
>> user::rwx
>> user:admin:rwx
>> group::rwx
>> mask::rwx
>> other::---
>> default:user::rwx
>> default:user:admin:rwx
>> default:group::rwx
>> default:mask::rwx
>> default:other::---
>>
>> And of course it is mounted with user_xattr and acl option.
>>
>> Reverting
>> commit 56e94ea132bb5c2c1d0b60a6aeb34dcb7d71a53d
>> Author: Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@gmail.com>
>> Date:   Sun Oct 6 17:57:50 2019 -0700
>>
>>     fs: ocfs2: fix possible null-pointer dereferences in
>> ocfs2_xa_prepare_entry()
>>
>> fixes the problem.
>>
>> Greetings,
>>
>>
>>     Thomas

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