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From: bfields@fieldses.org (J. Bruce Fields)
To: Chuck Lever III <chuck.lever@oracle.com>
Cc: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>,
	Benjamin Coddington <bcodding@redhat.com>,
	Steve Dickson <SteveD@RedHat.com>,
	Trond Myklebust <trondmy@hammerspace.com>,
	Linux NFS Mailing List <linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC] NFSv4: ensure different netns do not share cl_owner_id
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 11:11:41 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220329151141.GA29634@fieldses.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <A526C0BA-D123-4A32-BB85-E82D5494043B@oracle.com>

On Mon, Mar 28, 2022 at 02:08:31PM +0000, Chuck Lever III wrote:
> Note also that the protocol allows a CLID_INUSE response to return
> the IP address of the conflicting client, but NFSD doesn't do that,
> I guess as a security measure.

The information disclosure sounds mild and not too surprising--mountd
already hands out information about v2/v3 clients (used by "showmount").

Chances are we just didn't get around to it.  If it'd help debug this
kind of problem, I think it'd be worth it.

--b.

      reply	other threads:[~2022-03-29 15:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-25  0:24 NeilBrown
2022-03-25 15:06 ` Chuck Lever III
2022-03-28  4:32   ` NeilBrown
2022-03-28 14:08     ` Chuck Lever III
2022-03-29 15:11       ` J. Bruce Fields [this message]

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