Commit 161f873b authored by Sasha Levin's avatar Sasha Levin Committed by Linus Torvalds
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vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path

We used to read file_handle twice.  Once to get the amount of extra
bytes, and once to fetch the entire structure.

This may be problematic since we do size verifications only after the
first read, so if the number of extra bytes changes in userspace between
the first and second calls, we'll have an incoherent view of

Instead, read the constant size once, and copy that over to the final
structure without having to re-read it again.
Signed-off-by: default avatarSasha Levin <>
Cc: Al Viro <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent f18c34e4
......@@ -195,8 +195,9 @@ static int handle_to_path(int mountdirfd, struct file_handle __user *ufh,
goto out_err;
/* copy the full handle */
if (copy_from_user(handle, ufh,
sizeof(struct file_handle) +
*handle = f_handle;
if (copy_from_user(&handle->f_handle,
f_handle.handle_bytes)) {
retval = -EFAULT;
goto out_handle;
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