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From: Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>
To: Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu@huawei.com>
Cc: viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org, initramfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, zohar@linux.vnet.ibm.com,
	silviu.vlasceanu@huawei.com, dmitry.kasatkin@huawei.com,
	takondra@cisco.com, kamensky@cisco.com, hpa@zytor.com,
	arnd@arndb.de, rob@landley.net, james.w.mcmechan@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] initramfs: introduce do_readxattrs()
Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 23:33:40 +0200
Message-ID: <20190510213340.GE253532@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190509112420.15671-4-roberto.sassu@huawei.com>

On Thu, May 09, 2019 at 01:24:20PM +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> This patch adds support for an alternative method to add xattrs to files in
> the rootfs filesystem. Instead of extracting them directly from the ram
> disk image, they are extracted from a regular file called .xattr-list, that
> can be added by any ram disk generator available today.
[...]
> +struct path_hdr {
> +	char p_size[10]; /* total size including p_size field */
> +	char p_data[];  /* <path>\0<xattrs> */
> +};
> +
> +static int __init do_readxattrs(void)
> +{
> +	struct path_hdr hdr;
> +	char str[sizeof(hdr.p_size) + 1];
> +	unsigned long file_entry_size;
> +	size_t size, name_buf_size, total_size;
> +	struct kstat st;
> +	int ret, fd;
> +
> +	ret = vfs_lstat(XATTR_LIST_FILENAME, &st);
> +	if (ret < 0)
> +		return ret;
> +
> +	total_size = st.size;
> +
> +	fd = ksys_open(XATTR_LIST_FILENAME, O_RDONLY, 0);
> +	if (fd < 0)
> +		return fd;
> +
> +	while (total_size) {
> +		size = ksys_read(fd, (char *)&hdr, sizeof(hdr));
[...]
> +	ksys_close(fd);
> +
> +	if (ret < 0)
> +		error("Unable to parse xattrs");
> +
> +	return ret;
> +}

Please use something like filp_open()+kernel_read()+fput() instead of
ksys_open()+ksys_read()+ksys_close(). I understand that some of the init
code needs to use the syscall wrappers because no equivalent VFS
functions are available, but please use the VFS functions when that's
easy to do.

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Thread overview: 58+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-09 11:24 [PATCH v2 0/3] initramfs: add support for xattrs in the initial ram disk Roberto Sassu
2019-05-09 11:24 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] fs: add ksys_lsetxattr() wrapper Roberto Sassu
2019-05-10 21:28   ` Jann Horn
2019-05-09 11:24 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] initramfs: set extended attributes Roberto Sassu
2019-05-09 11:24 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] initramfs: introduce do_readxattrs() Roberto Sassu
2019-05-10 21:33   ` Jann Horn [this message]
2019-05-13 13:03     ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-09 18:34 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] initramfs: add support for xattrs in the initial ram disk Rob Landley
2019-05-10  6:56   ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-10 11:49     ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-10 20:46       ` Rob Landley
2019-05-10 22:38         ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-11 22:44 ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-05-12  4:04   ` Rob Landley
2019-05-12  4:12     ` Rob Landley
2019-05-12  9:17 ` Dominik Brodowski
2019-05-12 10:18   ` hpa
2019-05-12 15:31     ` Dominik Brodowski
2019-05-13  0:02       ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-13  0:21         ` hpa
2019-05-13  0:23       ` hpa
2019-05-12 12:52   ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-12 17:05     ` Rob Landley
2019-05-12 19:43       ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-13  7:49         ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-13  9:07           ` Rob Landley
2019-05-13 12:08             ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-13 12:47             ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-13 17:20               ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-13 17:51                 ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-13 17:52                 ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-13 18:36                   ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-13 18:47                     ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-13 22:09                       ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-14  6:06                         ` Rob Landley
2019-05-14 14:44                           ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-14  6:06               ` Rob Landley
2019-05-14 11:52                 ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-14 15:12                   ` Rob Landley
2019-05-14 15:27                   ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-14 15:57                     ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-14 17:44                       ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-15  1:00                         ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-14 15:19               ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-05-14 16:33                 ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-14 16:58                   ` Greg KH
2019-05-14 17:20                     ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-15  0:25                       ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-14 19:18                 ` James Bottomley
2019-05-14 23:39                   ` Rob Landley
2019-05-14 23:54                     ` James Bottomley
2019-05-15  0:52                       ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-15 11:19                         ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-15 16:08                           ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-15 17:06                             ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-16  5:29                               ` Arvind Sankar
2019-05-16 11:42                                 ` Roberto Sassu
2019-05-16 13:31                                 ` Mimi Zohar

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