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Date:   Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:57:46 +0100
From:   Dominik Brodowski <linux@...inikbrodowski.net>
To:     Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
Cc:     David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, Li Zefan <lizefan@...wei.com>,
        Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
        fenghua.yu@...el.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: fs_context-related oops in mainline

On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:18:13PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:50:02PM +0100, Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 11:44:45AM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> > > Dominik Brodowski <linux@...inikbrodowski.net> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > [    0.839322] RIP: 0010:sysfs_init_fs_context+0x82/0xd0
> > > 
> > > Could you load your kernel into gdb and then do:
> > > 
> > > 	i li *sysfs_init_fs_context+0x82
> > 
> > Doesn't seem necessary as per my mail to Al a few seconds ago:
> > kobj_ns_grab_current(KOBJ_NS_TYPE_NET) returns NULL, so
> > 
> >         fc->user_ns = get_user_ns(netns->user_ns);
> > 
> > will try to dereference a null pointer.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 	Dominik
> > 
> 
> Charming...  It's netns being turned off, and the thing we'd missed
> is that kobj_ns_current_may_mount() becomes constant true in that
> setup.  IOW, ns_capable(..., CAP_SYS_ADMIN) is suppressed entirely
> in that case (well, aside of what may_mount() has done in
> do_mount/sys_fsmount).
> 
> So what we need is making that "change fc->user_ns" conditional
> on netns != NULL, as in
> 
> diff --git a/fs/sysfs/mount.c b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
> index 4cb21b558a85..1b56686ab178 100644
> --- a/fs/sysfs/mount.c
> +++ b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
> @@ -71,9 +71,11 @@ static int sysfs_init_fs_context(struct fs_context *fc)
>  	kfc->magic = SYSFS_MAGIC;
>  	fc->fs_private = kfc;
>  	fc->ops = &sysfs_fs_context_ops;
> -	if (fc->user_ns)
> -		put_user_ns(fc->user_ns);
> -	fc->user_ns = get_user_ns(netns->user_ns);
> +	if (netns) {
> +		if (fc->user_ns)
> +			put_user_ns(fc->user_ns);
> +		fc->user_ns = get_user_ns(netns->user_ns);
> +	}
>  	fc->global = true;
>  	return 0;
>  }

That fixes the issue at hand, thanks (verified both on top of the
problematic commit and on top of mainline).

Thanks,
	Dominik

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