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[1/3] hpfs: fix remount failure when there are no options changed

Message ID alpine.DEB.2.02.1605242243370.5924@leontynka (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Mikulas Patocka May 24, 2016, 8:47 p.m. UTC
The patch ce657611baf9 ("hpfs: kstrdup() out of memory handling") checks
if the kstrdup function returns NULL due to out-of-memory condition.
However, if we are remounting a filesystem with no change to
filesystem-specific options, the parameter data is NULL. In this case,
kstrdup returns NULL (because it was passed NULL parameter), although no
out of memory condition exists. The mount syscall then fails with ENOMEM.

This patch fixes the bug. We fail with ENOMEM only if data is non-NULL.

The patch also changes the call to replace_mount_options - if we didn't
pass any filesystem-specific options, we don't call replace_mount_options
(thus we don't erase existing reported options).

Fixes: ce657611baf9 ("hpfs: kstrdup() out of memory handling")
Signed-off-by: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@redhat.com>
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org

 fs/hpfs/super.c |    5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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Index: linux-4.6/fs/hpfs/super.c
--- linux-4.6.orig/fs/hpfs/super.c	2016-05-16 16:39:31.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-4.6/fs/hpfs/super.c	2016-05-19 20:50:58.000000000 +0200
@@ -457,7 +457,7 @@  static int hpfs_remount_fs(struct super_
 	struct hpfs_sb_info *sbi = hpfs_sb(s);
 	char *new_opts = kstrdup(data, GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!new_opts)
+	if (data && !new_opts)
 		return -ENOMEM;
@@ -495,7 +495,8 @@  static int hpfs_remount_fs(struct super_
 	if (!(*flags & MS_RDONLY)) mark_dirty(s, 1);
-	replace_mount_options(s, new_opts);
+	if (new_opts)
+		replace_mount_options(s, new_opts);
 	return 0;