[CFT][PATCH 03/10] vfs: Ignore unlocked mounts in fs_fully_visible

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Sat May 16 02:07:29 UTC 2015


Limit the mounts fs_fully_visible considers to locked mounts.
Unlocked can always be unmounted so considering them adds hassle
but no security benefit.

Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm at xmission.com>
---
 fs/namespace.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/namespace.c b/fs/namespace.c
index fccee9924e8c..3ede0669b8d2 100644
--- a/fs/namespace.c
+++ b/fs/namespace.c
@@ -3211,11 +3211,15 @@ static bool fs_fully_visible(struct file_system_type *type, int *new_mnt_flags)
 		    ((mnt->mnt.mnt_flags & MNT_ATIME_MASK) != (new_flags & MNT_ATIME_MASK)))
 			continue;
 
-		/* This mount is not fully visible if there are any child mounts
-		 * that cover anything except for empty directories.
+		/* This mount is not fully visible if there are any
+		 * locked child mounts that cover anything except for
+		 * empty directories.
 		 */
 		list_for_each_entry(child, &mnt->mnt_mounts, mnt_child) {
 			struct inode *inode = child->mnt_mountpoint->d_inode;
+			/* Only worry about locked mounts */
+			if (!(mnt->mnt.mnt_flags & MNT_LOCKED))
+				continue;
 			if (!S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode))
 				goto next;
 			if (inode->i_nlink > 2)
-- 
2.2.1



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