[GIT PULL] security: Fix the default value of fs_context_parse_param hook

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Thu May 7 23:45:11 UTC 2020

Please pull this fix from KP Singh (several folks are reporting issues 
around this):

The following changes since commit c45e8bccecaf633480d378daff11e122dfd5e96d:

  Merge tag 'for-5.7/dm-fixes-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/device-mapper/linux-dm (2020-04-30 16:45:08 -0700)

are available in the Git repository at:

  git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jmorris/linux-security.git for-v5.7

for you to fetch changes up to 54261af473be4c5481f6196064445d2945f2bdab:

  security: Fix the default value of fs_context_parse_param hook (2020-04-30 20:29:34 -0700)

KP Singh (1):
      security: Fix the default value of fs_context_parse_param hook

 include/linux/lsm_hook_defs.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)


commit 54261af473be4c5481f6196064445d2945f2bdab
Author: KP Singh <kpsingh at google.com>
Date:   Thu Apr 30 17:52:40 2020 +0200

    security: Fix the default value of fs_context_parse_param hook
    security_fs_context_parse_param is called by vfs_parse_fs_param and
    a succussful return value (i.e 0) implies that a parameter will be
    consumed by the LSM framework. This stops all further parsing of the
    parmeter by VFS. Furthermore, if an LSM hook returns a success, the
    remaining LSM hooks are not invoked for the parameter.
    The current default behavior of returning success means that all the
    parameters are expected to be parsed by the LSM hook and none of them
    end up being populated by vfs in fs_context
    This was noticed when lsm=bpf is supplied on the command line before any
    other LSM. As the bpf lsm uses this default value to implement a default
    hook, this resulted in a failure to parse any fs_context parameters and
    a failure to mount the root filesystem.
    Fixes: 98e828a0650f ("security: Refactor declaration of LSM hooks")
    Reported-by: Mikko Ylinen <mikko.ylinen at linux.intel.com>
    Signed-off-by: KP Singh <kpsingh at google.com>
    Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris at namei.org>

diff --git a/include/linux/lsm_hook_defs.h b/include/linux/lsm_hook_defs.h
index 9cd4455528e5..1bdd027766d4 100644
--- a/include/linux/lsm_hook_defs.h
+++ b/include/linux/lsm_hook_defs.h
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ LSM_HOOK(void, LSM_RET_VOID, bprm_committing_creds, struct linux_binprm *bprm)
 LSM_HOOK(void, LSM_RET_VOID, bprm_committed_creds, struct linux_binprm *bprm)
 LSM_HOOK(int, 0, fs_context_dup, struct fs_context *fc,
 	 struct fs_context *src_sc)
-LSM_HOOK(int, 0, fs_context_parse_param, struct fs_context *fc,
+LSM_HOOK(int, -ENOPARAM, fs_context_parse_param, struct fs_context *fc,
 	 struct fs_parameter *param)
 LSM_HOOK(int, 0, sb_alloc_security, struct super_block *sb)
 LSM_HOOK(void, LSM_RET_VOID, sb_free_security, struct super_block *sb)

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