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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3][RESEND] Check for immutable/append flag in fallocate path
    Il 05/03/2011 11:10, Marco Stornelli ha scritto:
    > From: Marco Stornelli <marco.stornelli@gmail.com>
    >
    > In the fallocate path the kernel doesn't check for the immutable/append
    > flag. It's possible to have a race condition in this scenario: an
    > application open a file in read/write and it does something, meanwhile
    > root set the immutable flag on the file, the application at that point
    > can call fallocate with success. In addition, we don't allow to do any
    > unreserve operation on an append only file but only the reserve one.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Marco Stornelli <marco.stornelli@gmail.com>

    Al, can you apply this patch please? I add Greg in cc, because maybe he
    could be interested about stable tree.

    Marco


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