[PATCH AUTOSEL 4.4 26/56] nfsd: allow fh_want_write to be called twice
From: Sasha Levin
Date: Sat Jun 01 2019 - 09:33:35 EST
From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxx>
[ Upstream commit 0b8f62625dc309651d0efcb6a6247c933acd8b45 ]
A fuzzer recently triggered lockdep warnings about potential sb_writers
deadlocks caused by fh_want_write().
Looks like we aren't careful to pair each fh_want_write() with an
It's not normally a problem since fh_put() will call fh_drop_write() for
us. And was OK for NFSv3 where we'd do one operation that might call
fh_want_write(), and then put the filehandle.
But an NFSv4 protocol fuzzer can do weird things like call unlink twice
in a compound, and then we get into trouble.
I'm a little worried about this approach of just leaving everything to
fh_put(). But I think there are probably a lot of
fh_want_write()/fh_drop_write() imbalances so for now I think we need it
to be more forgiving.
Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx>
fs/nfsd/vfs.h | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/fs/nfsd/vfs.h b/fs/nfsd/vfs.h
index fcfc48cbe1360..128d6e216fd77 100644
@@ -109,8 +109,11 @@ void nfsd_put_raparams(struct file *file, struct raparms *ra);
static inline int fh_want_write(struct svc_fh *fh)
- int ret = mnt_want_write(fh->fh_export->ex_path.mnt);
+ int ret;
+ if (fh->fh_want_write)
+ return 0;
+ ret = mnt_want_write(fh->fh_export->ex_path.mnt);
fh->fh_want_write = true;