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On 2018년 08월 10일 19:11, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 03:43:02PM +0900, Seung-Woo Kim wrote:
>> On 2018년 08월 08일 19:06, Seung-Woo Kim wrote:
>>> On 2018년 07월 05일 09:52, Al Viro wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 10:01:25PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 9:43 PM Seung-Woo Kim <sw0312.kim@samsung.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I think the commit itself is required. Simple, but not reliable,
>>>>>> workaround fix is like below:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/fs/dcache.c b/fs/dcache.c
>>>>>> index a34d401..7c751f2 100644
>>>>>> --- a/fs/dcache.c
>>>>>> +++ b/fs/dcache.c
>>>>>> @@ -1879,6 +1879,8 @@ void d_instantiate_new(struct dentry *entry,
>>>>>> struct inode *inode)
>>>>>> BUG_ON(!hlist_unhashed(&entry->d_u.d_alias));
>>>>>> BUG_ON(!inode);
>>>>>> lockdep_annotate_inode_mutex_key(inode);
>>>>>> + /* WORKAROUND for calling security_d_instantiate() */
>>>>>> + entry->d_inode = inode;
>>>>>> security_d_instantiate(entry, inode);
>>>>>> spin_lock(&inode->i_lock);
>>>>>> __d_instantiate(entry, inode);
>>>>>
>>>>> Ugh. That looks horrible even if it might avoid the oops.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think a much better solution is to back-port commit b296821a7c42
>>>>> ("xattr_handler: pass dentry and inode as separate arguments of
>>>>> ->get()") to older kernels. Then the inode is passed down all the way,
>>>>> and you don't have people try to get it from the (not yet initialized)
>>>>> dentry.
>>>>>
>>>>> But there might be other parts missing too, and I didn't look at how
>>>>> easy/painful that backport would be.
>>>>>
>>>>> Al - comments? This is all because of commit 1e2e547a93a0 ("do
>>>>> d_instantiate/unlock_new_inode combinations safely") being marked for
>>>>> stable, and various cases of security_d_instantiate() calling down to
>>>>> getxattr. Which used to not get the inode at all, so those older
>>>>> kernels use d_inode(dentry), which doesn't work in this path since
>>>>> dentry->d_inode hasn't been instantiated yet..
>>>>
>>>> You also want b96809173e94 and ce23e6401334 there...
>>>
>>> For above two commits, also b296821a7c42 is required. And after
>>> backport, smack still crashed because setxattr. To fix it, 5930122683df
>>> and 3767e255b390 are also required.
>>>
>>> By the way, does no one have met this kind getxattr crash issue with
>>> selinux from 3.18.y?
>>>
>>
>> I have checked with selinux, and it is confirmed that there is no crash
>> because selinux_d_instantiate() has null check for inode. So, it is only
>> security smack issue.
>
> So are the 5 patches you sent ok to apply to the 3.18-stable tree? Or
> do we need to do something else?
>

Those 5 patches are fine in my smack environment. I have not tested all
the file systems in run-time except ext2/4 and I only tested build for
those file systems.

Best Regards,
- Seung-Woo Kim

> thanks,
>
> greg k-h
>
>

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