dm stripe: Fix bounds

From: Alasdair G Kergon
Date: Thu Mar 16 2006 - 10:08:40 EST

From: Kevin Corry <kevcorry@xxxxxxxxxx>

The dm-stripe target currently does not enforce that the size of a stripe
device be a multiple of the chunk-size. Under certain conditions, this can
lead to I/O requests going off the end of an underlying device. This
test-case shows one example.

echo "0 100 linear /dev/hdb1 0" | dmsetup create linear0
echo "0 100 linear /dev/hdb1 100" | dmsetup create linear1
echo "0 200 striped 2 32 /dev/mapper/linear0 0 /dev/mapper/linear1 0" | \
dmsetup create stripe0
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/mapper/stripe0 bs=1k

This will produce the output:
dd: writing '/dev/mapper/stripe0': Input/output error
97+0 records in
96+0 records out

And in the kernel log will be:
attempt to access beyond end of device
dm-0: rw=0, want=104, limit=100

The patch below will check that the table size is a multiple of the stripe
chunk-size when the table is created, which will prevent the above striped
device from being created.

This should not affect tools like LVM or EVMS, since in all the cases I can
think of, striped devices are always created with the sizes being a multiple
of the chunk-size.

The size of a stripe device must be a multiple of its chunk-size.

Signed-off-by: Kevin Corry <kevcorry@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-Off-By: Alasdair G Kergon <agk@xxxxxxxxxx>

dm-stripe.c | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

Index: linux-2.6.16-rc5/drivers/md/dm-stripe.c
--- linux-2.6.16-rc5.orig/drivers/md/dm-stripe.c 2006-03-14 18:25:38.000000000 +0000
+++ linux-2.6.16-rc5/drivers/md/dm-stripe.c 2006-03-15 17:56:37.000000000 +0000
@@ -103,9 +103,15 @@ static int stripe_ctr(struct dm_target *
return -EINVAL;

+ if (((uint32_t)ti->len) & (chunk_size - 1)) {
+ ti->error = "dm-stripe: Target length not divisible by "
+ "chunk size";
+ return -EINVAL;
+ }
width = ti->len;
if (sector_div(width, stripes)) {
- ti->error = "dm-stripe: Target length not divisable by "
+ ti->error = "dm-stripe: Target length not divisible by "
"number of stripes";
return -EINVAL;
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