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authorAnatol Pomozov2013-04-01 11:47:56 -0500
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman2013-04-05 11:26:05 -0500
commit984e140cead8e398d52deba7a8d74495ceddea39 (patch)
tree65a128d70f34f5efb69ec471c2bd540004536eae /fs
parent69fe7d3ff16b7b2566ab6aec652f020c94d10c42 (diff)
loop: prevent bdev freeing while device in use
commit c1681bf8a7b1b98edee8b862a42c19c4e53205fd upstream. struct block_device lifecycle is defined by its inode (see fs/block_dev.c) - block_device allocated first time we access /dev/loopXX and deallocated on bdev_destroy_inode. When we create the device "losetup /dev/loopXX afile" we want that block_device stay alive until we destroy the loop device with "losetup -d". But because we do not hold /dev/loopXX inode its counter goes 0, and inode/bdev can be destroyed at any moment. Usually it happens at memory pressure or when user drops inode cache (like in the test below). When later in loop_clr_fd() we want to use bdev we have use-after-free error with following stack: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000280 bd_set_size+0x10/0xa0 loop_clr_fd+0x1f8/0x420 [loop] lo_ioctl+0x200/0x7e0 [loop] lo_compat_ioctl+0x47/0xe0 [loop] compat_blkdev_ioctl+0x341/0x1290 do_filp_open+0x42/0xa0 compat_sys_ioctl+0xc1/0xf20 do_sys_open+0x16e/0x1d0 sysenter_dispatch+0x7/0x1a To prevent use-after-free we need to grab the device in loop_set_fd() and put it later in loop_clr_fd(). The issue is reprodusible on current Linus head and v3.3. Here is the test: dd if=/dev/zero of=loop.file bs=1M count=1 while [ true ]; do losetup /dev/loop0 loop.file echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches losetup -d /dev/loop0 done [ Doing bdgrab/bput in loop_set_fd/loop_clr_fd is safe, because every time we call loop_set_fd() we check that loop_device->lo_state is Lo_unbound and set it to Lo_bound If somebody will try to set_fd again it will get EBUSY. And if we try to loop_clr_fd() on unbound loop device we'll get ENXIO. loop_set_fd/loop_clr_fd (and any other loop ioctl) is called under loop_device->lo_ctl_mutex. ] Signed-off-by: Anatol Pomozov <anatol.pomozov@gmail.com> Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/fs/block_dev.c b/fs/block_dev.c
index 78edf767b5cc..883dc49c6fe8 100644
--- a/fs/block_dev.c
+++ b/fs/block_dev.c
@@ -551,6 +551,7 @@ struct block_device *bdgrab(struct block_device *bdev)
551 ihold(bdev->bd_inode); 551 ihold(bdev->bd_inode);
552 return bdev; 552 return bdev;
553} 553}
554 555
555long nr_blockdev_pages(void) 556long nr_blockdev_pages(void)
556{ 557{