[PATCH v2] cifs: fix use-after-free on the link name

Paulo Alcantara pc at cjr.nz
Fri Nov 4 17:56:57 UTC 2022

ChenXiaoSong <chenxiaosong2 at huawei.com> writes:

> When opened a symlink, link name is from 'inode->i_link', but it may be
> reset to a new value when revalidate the dentry. If some processes get the
> link name on the race scenario, then UAF will happen on link name.
> Fix this by implementing 'get_link' interface to duplicate the link name.
> Fixes: 76894f3e2f71 ("cifs: improve symlink handling for smb2+")
> Signed-off-by: ChenXiaoSong <chenxiaosong2 at huawei.com>
> ---
>  fs/cifs/cifsfs.c | 26 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  fs/cifs/inode.c  |  5 -----
>  2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Paulo Alcantara (SUSE) <pc at cjr.nz>

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