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SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc8-mm1 - BUG in fs/jbd/transaction.c
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On Fri, 2008-04-04 at 10:02 +1100, James Morris wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Apr 2008, Stephen Smalley wrote:
>
> > > > Try this patch, it will keep us from re-entering the fs when we aren't supposed
> > > > to. cc'ing Eric Paris since he's the only selinux guy I know :). I don't think
>
> Please see the MAINTAINERS file.
>
> > > > any of the other allocations in here need to be fixed, but I didn't look too
> > > > carefully.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Josef Bacik <jbacik@redhat.com>
>
> Thanks, I'll push this to Linus, but note that further analysis is
> required.

Please review.

More cases where SELinux must not re-enter the fs code.
Called from the d_instantiate security hook.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>

---
security/selinux/hooks.c | 7 ++++---
security/selinux/include/security.h | 3 ++-
security/selinux/ss/services.c | 12 +++++++-----
3 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
diff --git a/security/selinux/hooks.c b/security/selinux/hooks.c
index 41a049f..95b51b6 100644
--- a/security/selinux/hooks.c
+++ b/security/selinux/hooks.c
@@ -1143,7 +1143,7 @@ static int inode_doinit_with_dentry(struct inode *inode, struct dentry *opt_dent
}

len = INITCONTEXTLEN;
- context = kmalloc(len, GFP_KERNEL);
+ context = kmalloc(len, GFP_NOFS);
if (!context) {
rc = -ENOMEM;
dput(dentry);
@@ -1161,7 +1161,7 @@ static int inode_doinit_with_dentry(struct inode *inode, struct dentry *opt_dent
}
kfree(context);
len = rc;
- context = kmalloc(len, GFP_KERNEL);
+ context = kmalloc(len, GFP_NOFS);
if (!context) {
rc = -ENOMEM;
dput(dentry);
@@ -1185,7 +1185,8 @@ static int inode_doinit_with_dentry(struct inode *inode, struct dentry *opt_dent
rc = 0;
} else {
rc = security_context_to_sid_default(context, rc, &sid,
- sbsec->def_sid);
+ sbsec->def_sid,
+ GFP_NOFS);
if (rc) {
printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: context_to_sid(%s) "
"returned %d for dev=%s ino=%ld\n",
diff --git a/security/selinux/include/security.h b/security/selinux/include/security.h
index f7d2f03..44e12ec 100644
--- a/security/selinux/include/security.h
+++ b/security/selinux/include/security.h
@@ -86,7 +86,8 @@ int security_sid_to_context(u32 sid, char **scontext,
int security_context_to_sid(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len,
u32 *out_sid);

-int security_context_to_sid_default(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *out_sid, u32 def_sid);
+int security_context_to_sid_default(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len,
+ u32 *out_sid, u32 def_sid, gfp_t gfp_flags);

int security_get_user_sids(u32 callsid, char *username,
u32 **sids, u32 *nel);
diff --git a/security/selinux/ss/services.c b/security/selinux/ss/services.c
index f374186..3f2bad2 100644
--- a/security/selinux/ss/services.c
+++ b/security/selinux/ss/services.c
@@ -680,7 +680,8 @@ out:

}

-static int security_context_to_sid_core(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *sid, u32 def_sid)
+static int security_context_to_sid_core(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len,
+ u32 *sid, u32 def_sid, gfp_t gfp_flags)
{
char *scontext2;
struct context context;
@@ -709,7 +710,7 @@ static int security_context_to_sid_core(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *s
null suffix to the copy to avoid problems with the existing
attr package, which doesn't view the null terminator as part
of the attribute value. */
- scontext2 = kmalloc(scontext_len+1,GFP_KERNEL);
+ scontext2 = kmalloc(scontext_len+1, gfp_flags);
if (!scontext2) {
rc = -ENOMEM;
goto out;
@@ -809,7 +810,7 @@ out:
int security_context_to_sid(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *sid)
{
return security_context_to_sid_core(scontext, scontext_len,
- sid, SECSID_NULL);
+ sid, SECSID_NULL, GFP_KERNEL);
}

/**
@@ -829,10 +830,11 @@ int security_context_to_sid(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *sid)
* Returns -%EINVAL if the context is invalid, -%ENOMEM if insufficient
* memory is available, or 0 on success.
*/
-int security_context_to_sid_default(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *sid, u32 def_sid)
+int security_context_to_sid_default(char *scontext, u32 scontext_len, u32 *sid,
+ u32 def_sid, gfp_t gfp_flags)
{
return security_context_to_sid_core(scontext, scontext_len,
- sid, def_sid);
+ sid, def_sid, gfp_flags);
}

static int compute_sid_handle_invalid_context(
--
Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency



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