[hardy, lucid/fsl-imx51 CVE 1/1] hfs: fix hfs_find_init() sb->ext_tree NULL ptr oops

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Mon Dec 5 19:15:03 UTC 2011

From: Phillip Lougher <plougher at redhat.com>

Clement Lecigne reports a filesystem which causes a kernel oops in
hfs_find_init() trying to dereference sb->ext_tree which is NULL.

This proves to be because the filesystem has a corrupted MDB extent
record, where the extents file does not fit into the first three extents
in the file record (the first blocks).

In hfs_get_block() when looking up the blocks for the extent file
(HFS_EXT_CNID), it fails the first blocks special case, and falls
through to the extent code (which ultimately calls hfs_find_init())
which is in the process of being initialised.

Hfs avoids this scenario by always having the extents b-tree fitting
into the first blocks (the extents B-tree can't have overflow extents).

The fix is to check at mount time that the B-tree fits into first
blocks, i.e.  fail if HFS_I(inode)->alloc_blocks >=

Note, the existing commit 47f365eb57573 ("hfs: fix oops on mount with
corrupted btree extent records") becomes subsumed into this as a special
case, but only for the extents B-tree (HFS_EXT_CNID), it is perfectly
acceptable for the catalog B-Tree file to grow beyond three extents,
with the remaining extent descriptors in the extents overfow.

This fixes CVE-2011-2203

Reported-by: Clement LECIGNE <clement.lecigne at netasq.com>
Signed-off-by: Phillip Lougher <plougher at redhat.com>
Cc: Jeff Mahoney <jeffm at suse.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>

(cherry picked from commit 434a964daa14b9db083ce20404a4a2add54d037a)
BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/899466
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com>
 fs/hfs/btree.c |   15 +++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/hfs/btree.c b/fs/hfs/btree.c
index 110dd35..c56e301 100644
--- a/fs/hfs/btree.c
+++ b/fs/hfs/btree.c
@@ -45,11 +45,26 @@ struct hfs_btree *hfs_btree_open(struct super_block *sb, u32 id, btree_keycmp ke
 	case HFS_EXT_CNID:
 		hfs_inode_read_fork(tree->inode, mdb->drXTExtRec, mdb->drXTFlSize,
 				    mdb->drXTFlSize, be32_to_cpu(mdb->drXTClpSiz));
+		if (HFS_I(tree->inode)->alloc_blocks >
+					HFS_I(tree->inode)->first_blocks) {
+			printk(KERN_ERR "hfs: invalid btree extent records\n");
+			unlock_new_inode(tree->inode);
+			goto free_inode;
+		}
 		tree->inode->i_mapping->a_ops = &hfs_btree_aops;
 	case HFS_CAT_CNID:
 		hfs_inode_read_fork(tree->inode, mdb->drCTExtRec, mdb->drCTFlSize,
 				    mdb->drCTFlSize, be32_to_cpu(mdb->drCTClpSiz));
+		if (!HFS_I(tree->inode)->first_blocks) {
+			printk(KERN_ERR "hfs: invalid btree extent records "
+								"(0 size).\n");
+			unlock_new_inode(tree->inode);
+			goto free_inode;
+		}
 		tree->inode->i_mapping->a_ops = &hfs_btree_aops;

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