APPLIED: [Natty] SRU: nfsd4: permit read opens of executable-only files

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Fri Dec 16 15:48:24 UTC 2011


On 12/15/2011 01:31 PM, Chris J Arges wrote:
> SRU Justification
>
> Impact:
>
> NFSv4 mount point does not allow binary files to run when permissions
> are set to 111.
>
> Fix:
>
> Upstream commit a043226bc140a2c1dde162246d68a67e5043e6b2.
> Applies with minor conflicts.
>
> Testcase:
> Mount a directory using nfsv4. Inside that directory place a binary with
> ---x--x--x permissions. Try to execute the binary. Without this patch it
> will not execute.
>
> Notes:
> This patch fixes this issue, but requires support from the nfs client as
> well. The Natty version of the client will need additional fixes to
> complete the fix. The upstream maintainer has verified that the kernel
> is doing the right thing. http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.nfs/43028
>
> Thanks,
> --chris j arges
>


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