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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Zhang Yi <yi.zhang@huawei.com>
Cc: linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	tytso@mit.edu, adilger.kernel@dilger.ca, jack@suse.cz,
	yukuai3@huawei.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 5/7] ext4: use RCU to protect accessing superblock in blkdev_releasepage()
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:48:29 +0100
Message-ID: <20210415144829.GC2069063@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210414134737.2366971-6-yi.zhang@huawei.com>

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 09:47:35PM +0800, Zhang Yi wrote:
> In blkdev_releasepage() we access the superblock structure directly, it
> could be raced by umount filesystem on destroy superblock in put_super(),
> and end up triggering a use after free issue.

The subject is wrong, this does not change ext4 code.


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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-14 13:47 [RFC PATCH v2 0/7] ext4, jbd2: fix 3 issues about bdev_try_to_free_page() Zhang Yi
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 1/7] jbd2: remove the out label in __jbd2_journal_remove_checkpoint() Zhang Yi
2021-04-21 10:01   ` Jan Kara
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 2/7] jbd2: ensure abort the journal if detect IO error when writing original buffer back Zhang Yi
2021-04-21 13:20   ` Jan Kara
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 3/7] jbd2: don't abort the journal when freeing buffers Zhang Yi
2021-04-21 13:23   ` Jan Kara
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 4/7] jbd2: do not free buffers in jbd2_journal_try_to_free_buffers() Zhang Yi
2021-04-15 14:46   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 5/7] ext4: use RCU to protect accessing superblock in blkdev_releasepage() Zhang Yi
2021-04-15 14:48   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 6/7] fs: introduce a usage count into the superblock Zhang Yi
2021-04-15 14:40   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-04-16  8:00     ` Zhang Yi
2021-04-14 13:47 ` [RFC PATCH v2 7/7] ext4: fix race between blkdev_releasepage() and ext4_put_super() Zhang Yi
2021-04-15 14:52   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-04-16  8:00     ` Zhang Yi
2021-04-20 13:08       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-04-21 13:46         ` Jan Kara
2021-04-21 16:57           ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-22  9:04             ` Jan Kara
2021-04-23 11:39               ` Zhang Yi
2021-04-23 16:06                 ` Jan Kara
2021-04-23 14:40               ` Theodore Ts'o

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