[PATCH] ext4 crypto: fix to check feature status before get policy

From: Chao Yu
Date: Sun Aug 04 2019 - 05:56:43 EST

When getting fscrypt policy via EXT4_IOC_GET_ENCRYPTION_POLICY, if
encryption feature is off, it's better to return EOPNOTSUPP instead of
ENODATA, so let's add ext4_has_feature_encrypt() to do the check for

This makes it so that all fscrypt ioctls consistently check for the
encryption feature, and makes ext4 consistent with f2fs in this regard.

Signed-off-by: Chao Yu <yuchao0@xxxxxxxxxx>
[EB - removed unneeded braces, updated the documentation, and
added more explanation to commit message]
Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@xxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst | 3 ++-
fs/ext4/ioctl.c | 2 ++
2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
index 4289c29d7c5a..8a0700af9596 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
@@ -562,7 +562,8 @@ FS_IOC_GET_ENCRYPTION_POLICY_EX can fail with the following errors:
or this kernel is too old to support FS_IOC_GET_ENCRYPTION_POLICY_EX
- ``EOPNOTSUPP``: the kernel was not configured with encryption
- support for this filesystem
+ support for this filesystem, or the filesystem superblock has not
+ had encryption enabled on it
- ``EOVERFLOW``: the file is encrypted and uses a recognized
encryption policy version, but the policy struct does not fit into
the provided buffer
diff --git a/fs/ext4/ioctl.c b/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
index fe5a4b13f939..5703d607f5af 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/ioctl.c
@@ -1113,6 +1113,8 @@ long ext4_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
+ if (!ext4_has_feature_encrypt(sb))
+ return -EOPNOTSUPP;
return fscrypt_ioctl_get_policy(filp, (void __user *)arg);