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From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] ext2: fix a block leak
Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 13:58:24 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180523115824.764m62stzn33r4xj@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180518000624.GQ30522@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

On Fri 18-05-18 01:06:25, Al Viro wrote:
> open file, unlink it, then use ioctl(2) to make it immutable or
> append only.  Now close it and watch the blocks *not* freed...
> 
> Immutable/append-only checks belong in ->setattr().
> Note: the bug is old and backport to anything prior to 737f2e93b972
> ("ext2: convert to use the new truncate convention") will need
> these checks lifted into ext2_setattr().
> 
> Cc: stable@kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>

Sorry, I've been busy with other stuff after LSF/MM and then forgot about
this. Thanks for the patch! I've added the patch to my tree.

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-23 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-18  0:06 Al Viro
2018-05-23 11:58 ` Jan Kara [this message]
2018-05-23 14:24   ` Jan Kara

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