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Date:   Thu,  2 Feb 2023 20:44:25 +0000
From:   "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <>
Cc:     "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <>,,,,,
        Hugh Dickins <>,,
Subject: [PATCH 3/5] tmpfs: Zero bytes after 'oldsize' if we're expanding the file

POSIX requires that "If the file size is increased, the extended area
shall appear as if it were zero-filled".  It is possible to use mmap to
write past EOF and that data will become visible instead of zeroes.

Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) <>
 mm/shmem.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/mm/shmem.c b/mm/shmem.c
index 0005ab2c29af..2c8e8b417b00 100644
--- a/mm/shmem.c
+++ b/mm/shmem.c
@@ -1124,6 +1124,8 @@ static int shmem_setattr(struct user_namespace *mnt_userns,
 			if (oldsize > holebegin)
 							holebegin, 0, 1);
+		} else {
+			shmem_truncate_range(inode, oldsize, newsize);

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