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From: Xiubo Li <xiubli@redhat.com>
To: Prasanna Kumar Kalever <prasanna.kalever@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-block@vger.kernel.org, nbd@other.debian.org,
	josef@toxicpanda.com, axboe@kernel.dk, idryomov@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nbd: provide a way for userspace processes to identify device backends
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:14:09 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <a1c36274-954f-198e-d221-ea4d092aee6e@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210429102828.31248-1-prasanna.kalever@redhat.com>

On 2021/4/29 18:28, Prasanna Kumar Kalever wrote:
> Problem:
> On reconfigure of device, there is no way to defend if the backend
> storage is matching with the initial backend storage.
>
> Say, if an initial connect request for backend "pool1/image1" got
> mapped to /dev/nbd0 and the userspace process is terminated. A next
> reconfigure request within NBD_ATTR_DEAD_CONN_TIMEOUT is allowed to
> use /dev/nbd0 for a different backend "pool1/image2"
>
> For example, an operation like below could be dangerous:
>
> $ sudo rbd-nbd map --try-netlink rbd-pool/ext4-image
> /dev/nbd0
> $ sudo blkid /dev/nbd0
> /dev/nbd0: UUID="bfc444b4-64b1-418f-8b36-6e0d170cfc04" TYPE="ext4"
> $ sudo pkill -9 rbd-nbd
> $ sudo rbd-nbd attach --try-netlink --device /dev/nbd0 rbd-pool/xfs-image
> /dev/nbd0
> $ sudo blkid /dev/nbd0
> /dev/nbd0: UUID="d29bf343-6570-4069-a9ea-2fa156ced908" TYPE="xfs"
>
> Solution:
> Provide a way for userspace processes to keep some metadata to identify
> between the device and the backend, so that when a reconfigure request is
> made, we can compare and avoid such dangerous operations.
>
> With this solution, as part of the initial connect request, backend
> path can be stored in the sysfs per device config, so that on a reconfigure
> request it's easy to check if the backend path matches with the initial
> connect backend path.
>
> Please note, ioctl interface to nbd will not have these changes, as there
> won't be any reconfigure.
>
> Signed-off-by: Prasanna Kumar Kalever <prasanna.kalever@redhat.com>
> ---
>   drivers/block/nbd.c              | 60 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>   include/uapi/linux/nbd-netlink.h |  1 +
>   2 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/block/nbd.c b/drivers/block/nbd.c
> index 4ff71b579cfc..b5022187ad9c 100644
> --- a/drivers/block/nbd.c
> +++ b/drivers/block/nbd.c
> @@ -79,6 +79,7 @@ struct link_dead_args {
>   #define NBD_RT_HAS_CONFIG_REF		4
>   #define NBD_RT_BOUND			5
>   #define NBD_RT_DISCONNECT_ON_CLOSE	6
> +#define NBD_RT_HAS_BACKEND_FILE		7
>   
>   #define NBD_DESTROY_ON_DISCONNECT	0
>   #define NBD_DISCONNECT_REQUESTED	1
> @@ -119,6 +120,8 @@ struct nbd_device {
>   
>   	struct completion *destroy_complete;
>   	unsigned long flags;
> +
> +	char *backend;
>   };
>   
>   #define NBD_CMD_REQUEUED	1
> @@ -216,6 +219,20 @@ static const struct device_attribute pid_attr = {
>   	.show = pid_show,
>   };
>   
> +static ssize_t backend_show(struct device *dev,
> +		struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> +	struct gendisk *disk = dev_to_disk(dev);
> +	struct nbd_device *nbd = (struct nbd_device *)disk->private_data;
> +
> +	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", nbd->backend ?: "");
> +}
> +
> +static const struct device_attribute backend_attr = {
> +	.attr = { .name = "backend", .mode = 0444},
> +	.show = backend_show,
> +};
> +
>   static void nbd_dev_remove(struct nbd_device *nbd)
>   {
>   	struct gendisk *disk = nbd->disk;
> @@ -1215,6 +1232,12 @@ static void nbd_config_put(struct nbd_device *nbd)
>   				       &config->runtime_flags))
>   			device_remove_file(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), &pid_attr);
>   		nbd->task_recv = NULL;
> +		if (test_and_clear_bit(NBD_RT_HAS_BACKEND_FILE,
> +				       &config->runtime_flags)) {
> +			device_remove_file(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), &backend_attr);
> +			kfree(nbd->backend);
> +			nbd->backend = NULL;
> +		}
>   		nbd_clear_sock(nbd);
>   		if (config->num_connections) {
>   			int i;
> @@ -1274,7 +1297,7 @@ static int nbd_start_device(struct nbd_device *nbd)
>   
>   	error = device_create_file(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), &pid_attr);
>   	if (error) {
> -		dev_err(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), "device_create_file failed!\n");
> +		dev_err(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), "device_create_file failed for pid!\n");
>   		return error;
>   	}
>   	set_bit(NBD_RT_HAS_PID_FILE, &config->runtime_flags);
> @@ -1681,6 +1704,7 @@ static int nbd_dev_add(int index)
>   		BLK_MQ_F_BLOCKING;
>   	nbd->tag_set.driver_data = nbd;
>   	nbd->destroy_complete = NULL;
> +	nbd->backend = NULL;
>   
>   	err = blk_mq_alloc_tag_set(&nbd->tag_set);
>   	if (err)
> @@ -1754,6 +1778,7 @@ static const struct nla_policy nbd_attr_policy[NBD_ATTR_MAX + 1] = {
>   	[NBD_ATTR_SOCKETS]		=	{ .type = NLA_NESTED},
>   	[NBD_ATTR_DEAD_CONN_TIMEOUT]	=	{ .type = NLA_U64 },
>   	[NBD_ATTR_DEVICE_LIST]		=	{ .type = NLA_NESTED},
> +	[NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER]	=	{ .type = NLA_STRING},
>   };
>   
>   static const struct nla_policy nbd_sock_policy[NBD_SOCK_MAX + 1] = {
> @@ -1956,6 +1981,23 @@ static int nbd_genl_connect(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
>   		}
>   	}
>   	ret = nbd_start_device(nbd);
> +	if (ret)
> +		goto out;
> +	if (info->attrs[NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER]) {
> +		nbd->backend = nla_strdup(info->attrs[NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER],
> +					  GFP_KERNEL);
> +		if (!nbd->backend) {
> +			ret = -ENOMEM;
> +			goto out;
> +		}
> +	}
> +	ret = device_create_file(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk), &backend_attr);
> +	if (ret) {
> +		dev_err(disk_to_dev(nbd->disk),
> +			"device_create_file failed for backend!\n");
> +		goto out;
> +	}
> +	set_bit(NBD_RT_HAS_BACKEND_FILE, &config->runtime_flags);
>   out:
>   	mutex_unlock(&nbd->config_lock);
>   	if (!ret) {
> @@ -2048,6 +2090,22 @@ static int nbd_genl_reconfigure(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
>   		       index);
>   		return -EINVAL;
>   	}
> +	if (nbd->backend) {
> +		if (info->attrs[NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER]) {
> +			if (nla_strcmp(info->attrs[NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER],
> +				       nbd->backend)) {
> +				mutex_unlock(&nbd_index_mutex);
> +				dev_err(nbd_to_dev(nbd),
> +					"backend image doesn't match with %s\n",
> +					nbd->backend);
> +				return -EINVAL;
> +			}
> +		} else {
> +			mutex_unlock(&nbd_index_mutex);
> +			dev_err(nbd_to_dev(nbd), "must specify backend\n");
> +			return -EINVAL;
> +		}
> +	}
>   	if (!refcount_inc_not_zero(&nbd->refs)) {
>   		mutex_unlock(&nbd_index_mutex);
>   		printk(KERN_ERR "nbd: device at index %d is going down\n",
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/nbd-netlink.h b/include/uapi/linux/nbd-netlink.h
> index c5d0ef7aa7d5..2d0b90964227 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/nbd-netlink.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/nbd-netlink.h
> @@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ enum {
>   	NBD_ATTR_SOCKETS,
>   	NBD_ATTR_DEAD_CONN_TIMEOUT,
>   	NBD_ATTR_DEVICE_LIST,
> +	NBD_ATTR_BACKEND_IDENTIFIER,
>   	__NBD_ATTR_MAX,
>   };
>   #define NBD_ATTR_MAX (__NBD_ATTR_MAX - 1)

Reviewed-by: Xiubo Li <xiubli@redhat.com>


  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-30  2:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-29 10:28 Prasanna Kumar Kalever
2021-04-30  2:14 ` Xiubo Li [this message]
2021-05-17 14:42   ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-05-18  0:29 ` Ming Lei
2021-05-18  7:52   ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-05-18  9:24     ` Ming Lei
2021-05-18  9:49       ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-05-19  7:54         ` Ming Lei
2021-05-19 14:17           ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-05-19 14:33     ` Matteo Croce
2021-05-26 14:13       ` Matteo Croce
2021-05-27  5:22         ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-06-16  8:42 ` Prasanna Kalever
2021-06-16 12:59 ` Jens Axboe

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