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Date:	Mon, 5 Oct 2015 16:18:12 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Lukáš Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
To:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: fix potential use after free in
 __ext4_journal_stop

On Wed, 2 Sep 2015, Lukas Czerner wrote:

> Date: Wed,  2 Sep 2015 16:45:54 +0200
> From: Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
> To: linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
> Subject: [PATCH] ext4: fix potential use after free in __ext4_journal_stop
> 
> There is a use-after-free possibility in __ext4_journal_stop() in the
> case that we free the handle in the first jbd2_journal_stop() because
> we're referencing handle->h_err afterwards. This was introduced in
> 9705acd63b125dee8b15c705216d7186daea4625 and it is wrong. Fix it by
> storing the handle->h_err value beforehand and avoid referencing
> potentially freed handle.

ping

-Lukas

> 
> Signed-off-by: Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
> ---
>  fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c b/fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c
> index d418431..e770c1ee 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c
> @@ -88,13 +88,13 @@ int __ext4_journal_stop(const char *where, unsigned int line, handle_t *handle)
>  		return 0;
>  	}
>  
> +	err = handle->h_err;
>  	if (!handle->h_transaction) {
> -		err = jbd2_journal_stop(handle);
> -		return handle->h_err ? handle->h_err : err;
> +		rc = jbd2_journal_stop(handle);
> +		return err ? err : rc;
>  	}
>  
>  	sb = handle->h_transaction->t_journal->j_private;
> -	err = handle->h_err;
>  	rc = jbd2_journal_stop(handle);
>  
>  	if (!err)
> 
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