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Date:   Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:23:25 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
To:     stable@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Vasily Averin <vvs@...tuozzo.com>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        stable@...nel.org, Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.18 53/59] ext4: missing !bh check in ext4_xattr_inode_write()

From: Vasily Averin <vvs@...tuozzo.com>

[ Upstream commit eb6984fa4ce2837dcb1f66720a600f31b0bb3739 ]

According to Ted Ts'o ext4_getblk() called in ext4_xattr_inode_write()
should not return bh = NULL

The only time that bh could be NULL, then, would be in the case of
something really going wrong; a programming error elsewhere (perhaps a
wild pointer dereference) or I/O error causing on-disk file system
corruption (although that would be highly unlikely given that we had
*just* allocated the blocks and so the metadata blocks in question
probably would still be in the cache).

Fixes: e50e5129f384 ("ext4: xattr-in-inode support")
Signed-off-by: Vasily Averin <vvs@...tuozzo.com>
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Cc: stable@...nel.org # 4.13
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 fs/ext4/xattr.c | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/xattr.c b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
index f36fc5d5b257..302725176571 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
@@ -1388,6 +1388,12 @@ static int ext4_xattr_inode_write(handle_t *handle, struct inode *ea_inode,
 		bh = ext4_getblk(handle, ea_inode, block, 0);
 		if (IS_ERR(bh))
 			return PTR_ERR(bh);
+		if (!bh) {
+			WARN_ON_ONCE(1);
+			EXT4_ERROR_INODE(ea_inode,
+					 "ext4_getblk() return bh = NULL");
+			return -EFSCORRUPTED;
+		}
 		ret = ext4_journal_get_write_access(handle, bh);
 		if (ret)
 			goto out;
-- 
2.17.1

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