lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:09:54 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org, Andy Adamson <andros@...app.com>,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@...marydata.com>
Subject: [PATCH 3.10 51/85] NFSv4: nfs4_stateid_is_current should return true for an invalid stateid

3.10-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@...marydata.com>

commit e1253be0ece1a95a02c7f5843194877471af8179 upstream.

When nfs4_set_rw_stateid() can fails by returning EIO to indicate that
the stateid is completely invalid, then it makes no sense to have it
trigger a retry of the READ or WRITE operation. Instead, we should just
have it fall through and attempt a recovery.

This fixes an infinite loop in which the client keeps replaying the same
bad stateid back to the server.

Reported-by: Andy Adamson <andros@...app.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1393954269-3974-1-git-send-email-andros@netapp.com
Signed-off-by: Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@...marydata.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c |    5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c
+++ b/fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c
@@ -3607,8 +3607,9 @@ static bool nfs4_stateid_is_current(nfs4
 {
 	nfs4_stateid current_stateid;
 
-	if (nfs4_set_rw_stateid(&current_stateid, ctx, l_ctx, fmode))
-		return false;
+	/* If the current stateid represents a lost lock, then exit */
+	if (nfs4_set_rw_stateid(&current_stateid, ctx, l_ctx, fmode) == -EIO)
+		return true;
 	return nfs4_stateid_match(stateid, &current_stateid);
 }
 


--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/

Powered by blists - more mailing lists