path: root/fs/ext4/namei.c
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authorAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2018-05-04 08:23:01 -0400
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2018-05-11 15:36:37 -0400
commit1e2e547a93a00ebc21582c06ca3c6cfea2a309ee (patch)
treee31468774e0543997a15daa0409ef79a02d1438c /fs/ext4/namei.c
parentd7760d638b140d53c6390a2fbee9b06460b43e9e (diff)
do d_instantiate/unlock_new_inode combinations safely
For anything NFS-exported we do _not_ want to unlock new inode before it has grown an alias; original set of fixes got the ordering right, but missed the nasty complication in case of lockdep being enabled - unlock_new_inode() does lockdep_annotate_inode_mutex_key(inode) which can only be done before anyone gets a chance to touch ->i_mutex. Unfortunately, flipping the order and doing unlock_new_inode() before d_instantiate() opens a window when mkdir can race with open-by-fhandle on a guessed fhandle, leading to multiple aliases for a directory inode and all the breakage that follows from that. Correct solution: a new primitive (d_instantiate_new()) combining these two in the right order - lockdep annotate, then d_instantiate(), then the rest of unlock_new_inode(). All combinations of d_instantiate() with unlock_new_inode() should be converted to that. Cc: stable@kernel.org # 2.6.29 and later Tested-by: Mike Marshall <hubcap@omnibond.com> Reviewed-by: Andreas Dilger <adilger@dilger.ca> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/ext4/namei.c')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext4/namei.c b/fs/ext4/namei.c
index b1f21e3a0763..4a09063ce1d2 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/namei.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/namei.c
@@ -2411,8 +2411,7 @@ static int ext4_add_nondir(handle_t *handle,
int err = ext4_add_entry(handle, dentry, inode);
if (!err) {
ext4_mark_inode_dirty(handle, inode);
- unlock_new_inode(inode);
- d_instantiate(dentry, inode);
+ d_instantiate_new(dentry, inode);
return 0;
@@ -2651,8 +2650,7 @@ out_clear_inode:
err = ext4_mark_inode_dirty(handle, dir);
if (err)
goto out_clear_inode;
- unlock_new_inode(inode);
- d_instantiate(dentry, inode);
+ d_instantiate_new(dentry, inode);
if (IS_DIRSYNC(dir))