[PATCH 4/6] vfs: don't allow most setxattr to immutable files

Darrick J. Wong darrick.wong at oracle.com
Thu Jun 20 14:36:29 PDT 2019


On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 04:03:45PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Mon 10-06-19 21:46:45, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> > From: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong at oracle.com>
> > 
> > The chattr manpage has this to say about immutable files:
> > 
> > "A file with the 'i' attribute cannot be modified: it cannot be deleted
> > or renamed, no link can be created to this file, most of the file's
> > metadata can not be modified, and the file can not be opened in write
> > mode."
> > 
> > However, we don't actually check the immutable flag in the setattr code,
> > which means that we can update inode flags and project ids and extent
> > size hints on supposedly immutable files.  Therefore, reject setflags
> > and fssetxattr calls on an immutable file if the file is immutable and
> > will remain that way.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong at oracle.com>
> > ---
> >  fs/inode.c |   31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  1 file changed, 31 insertions(+)
> > 
> > 
> > diff --git a/fs/inode.c b/fs/inode.c
> > index a3757051fd55..adfb458bf533 100644
> > --- a/fs/inode.c
> > +++ b/fs/inode.c
> > @@ -2184,6 +2184,17 @@ int vfs_ioc_setflags_check(struct inode *inode, int oldflags, int flags)
> >  	    !capable(CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE))
> >  		return -EPERM;
> >  
> > +	/*
> > +	 * We aren't allowed to change any other flags if the immutable flag is
> > +	 * already set and is not being unset.
> > +	 */
> > +	if ((oldflags & FS_IMMUTABLE_FL) &&
> > +	    (flags & FS_IMMUTABLE_FL)) {
> > +		if ((oldflags & ~FS_IMMUTABLE_FL) !=
> > +		    (flags & ~FS_IMMUTABLE_FL))
> 
> This check looks a bit strange when you've just check FS_IMMUTABLE_FL isn't
> changing... Why not just oldflags != flags?
> 
> > +	if ((old_fa->fsx_xflags & FS_XFLAG_IMMUTABLE) &&
> > +	    (fa->fsx_xflags & FS_XFLAG_IMMUTABLE)) {
> > +		if ((old_fa->fsx_xflags & ~FS_XFLAG_IMMUTABLE) !=
> > +		    (fa->fsx_xflags & ~FS_XFLAG_IMMUTABLE))
> 
> Ditto here...

Good point!  I'll fix it.

--D

> 
> > +			return -EPERM;
> > +		if (old_fa->fsx_projid != fa->fsx_projid)
> > +			return -EPERM;
> > +		if ((fa->fsx_xflags & (FS_XFLAG_EXTSIZE |
> > +				       FS_XFLAG_EXTSZINHERIT)) &&
> > +		    old_fa->fsx_extsize != fa->fsx_extsize)
> > +			return -EPERM;
> > +		if ((old_fa->fsx_xflags & FS_XFLAG_COWEXTSIZE) &&
> > +		    old_fa->fsx_cowextsize != fa->fsx_cowextsize)
> > +			return -EPERM;
> > +	}
> > +
> >  	/* Extent size hints of zero turn off the flags. */
> >  	if (fa->fsx_extsize == 0)
> >  		fa->fsx_xflags &= ~(FS_XFLAG_EXTSIZE | FS_XFLAG_EXTSZINHERIT);
> 
> 								Honza
> -- 
> Jan Kara <jack at suse.com>
> SUSE Labs, CR



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