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To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5 v2 RESEND] fs: Fixes for removing xid bits and security labels
From: Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 09:56:31 +0200
Cc: Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>, Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue 05-05-15 09:13:10, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 11:38:34AM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> >   Hello,
> > 
> >   warning in XFS made me look into detail into how clearing of suid / sgid
> > bits and security labels is done. And I've spotted a few issues:
> > 1) MS_NOSEC handling is broken - we set it after each file_remove_suid() 
> > call.
> >    However we needn't have removed suid bit simply because we have
> >    CAP_SYS_FSID and further writes to the file from processes without this
> >    capability still need to clear the suid bit.
> > 2) file_remove_suid() is a misnomer since it also handles removing of
> >    security labels. It is even more confusing because should_remove_suid()
> >    doesn't return whether file_remove_suid() is needed or not.
> > 3) On truncate we do clear suid bits but not security labels. According to
> >    documentation in include/linux/security.h that's a bug but please correct
> >    me if I'm wrong.
> > 4) ocfs2 doesn't clear security labels - hard to fix, I left it alone for 
> > now.
> > 5) XFS didn't provide proper exclusion for clearing mode bits.
> > 
> >   This series aims at fixing above issues.
> > 
> >   Since v1 I have removed bogus patch changing inode_set_flags(), I have
> > updated changelog of patch 4/5 to better explain why ->inode_killpriv should
> > be called and I have included a fix for MS_NOSEC handling in this series.
> > Al, can you please merge the patches? Thanks!
> Hi Al + Jan,
> What's happening with this patchset? If it's not going to be pulled
> into the VFS, I'll just pull in a version of the XFS patch that
> corrects the locking at this point...
  I've sent the patches several times but so far they were ignored. Al?


Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>

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