[3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "nfsd: check passed socket's net matches NFSd superblock's one" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Thu May 1 19:17:32 UTC 2014

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    nfsd: check passed socket's net matches NFSd superblock's one

to the linux-3.13.y-queue branch of the 3.13.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.13.y.z tree, see



>From 72dfbca86ea1bc617efb397b3b5c8b3a26175da4 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Stanislav Kinsbursky <skinsbursky at parallels.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:50:01 +0300
Subject: nfsd: check passed socket's net matches NFSd superblock's one

commit 3064639423c48d6e0eb9ecc27c512a58e38c6c57 upstream.

There could be a case, when NFSd file system is mounted in network, different
to socket's one, like below:

"ip netns exec" creates new network and mount namespace, which duplicates NFSd
mount point, created in init_net context. And thus NFS server stop in nested
network context leads to RPCBIND client destruction in init_net.
Then, on NFSd start in nested network context, rpc.nfsd process creates socket
in nested net and passes it into "write_ports", which leads to RPCBIND sockets
creation in init_net context because of the same reason (NFSd monut point was
created in init_net context). An attempt to register passed socket in nested
net leads to panic, because no RPCBIND client present in nexted network

This patch add check that passed socket's net matches NFSd superblock's one.
And returns -EINVAL error to user psace otherwise.

v2: Put socket on exit.

Reported-by: Weng Meiling <wengmeiling.weng at huawei.com>
Signed-off-by: Stanislav Kinsbursky <skinsbursky at parallels.com>
Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/nfsd/nfsctl.c               |  5 +++++
 include/linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h |  1 +
 net/sunrpc/svcsock.c           | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 22 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fs/nfsd/nfsctl.c b/fs/nfsd/nfsctl.c
index 7f55517..f34d9de 100644
--- a/fs/nfsd/nfsctl.c
+++ b/fs/nfsd/nfsctl.c
@@ -699,6 +699,11 @@ static ssize_t __write_ports_addfd(char *buf, struct net *net)
 	if (err != 0 || fd < 0)
 		return -EINVAL;

+	if (svc_alien_sock(net, fd)) {
+		printk(KERN_ERR "%s: socket net is different to NFSd's one\n", __func__);
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 	err = nfsd_create_serv(net);
 	if (err != 0)
 		return err;
diff --git a/include/linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h b/include/linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h
index 62fd1b7..947009e 100644
--- a/include/linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h
+++ b/include/linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h
@@ -56,6 +56,7 @@ int		svc_recv(struct svc_rqst *, long);
 int		svc_send(struct svc_rqst *);
 void		svc_drop(struct svc_rqst *);
 void		svc_sock_update_bufs(struct svc_serv *serv);
+bool		svc_alien_sock(struct net *net, int fd);
 int		svc_addsock(struct svc_serv *serv, const int fd,
 					char *name_return, const size_t len);
 void		svc_init_xprt_sock(void);
diff --git a/net/sunrpc/svcsock.c b/net/sunrpc/svcsock.c
index b6e59f0..d06cb87 100644
--- a/net/sunrpc/svcsock.c
+++ b/net/sunrpc/svcsock.c
@@ -1397,6 +1397,22 @@ static struct svc_sock *svc_setup_socket(struct svc_serv *serv,
 	return svsk;

+bool svc_alien_sock(struct net *net, int fd)
+	int err;
+	struct socket *sock = sockfd_lookup(fd, &err);
+	bool ret = false;
+	if (!sock)
+		goto out;
+	if (sock_net(sock->sk) != net)
+		ret = true;
+	sockfd_put(sock);
+	return ret;
  * svc_addsock - add a listener socket to an RPC service
  * @serv: pointer to RPC service to which to add a new listener

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