[ 12/33] cifs: only set ops for inodes in I_NEW state

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 16:53:27 EST

3.0-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx>

commit c2b93e0699723700f886ce17bb65ffd771195a6d upstream.

It's generally not safe to reset the inode ops once they've been set. In
the case where the inode was originally thought to be a directory and
then later found to be a DFS referral, this can lead to an oops when we
try to trigger an inode op on it after changing the ops to the blank
referral operations.

Reported-and-Tested-by: Sachin Prabhu <sprabhu@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Steve French <smfrench@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

fs/cifs/inode.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/fs/cifs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/cifs/inode.c
@@ -173,7 +173,8 @@ cifs_fattr_to_inode(struct inode *inode,

if (fattr->cf_flags & CIFS_FATTR_DFS_REFERRAL)
inode->i_flags |= S_AUTOMOUNT;
- cifs_set_ops(inode);
+ if (inode->i_state & I_NEW)
+ cifs_set_ops(inode);


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