[3.13.y-ckt stable] Patch "jffs2: fix handling of corrupted summary length" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Tue Mar 31 18:46:29 UTC 2015

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

    jffs2: fix handling of corrupted summary length

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


This patch is scheduled to be released in version 3.13.11-ckt18.

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-ckt tree, see



>From 73909714c6c12c77c0953b7e23212c96f052ee37 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Chen Jie <chenjie6 at huawei.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:49:48 -0800
Subject: jffs2: fix handling of corrupted summary length

commit 164c24063a3eadee11b46575c5482b2f1417be49 upstream.

sm->offset maybe wrong but magic maybe right, the offset do not have CRC.

Badness at c00c7580 [verbose debug info unavailable]
NIP: c00c7580 LR: c00c718c CTR: 00000014
REGS: df07bb40 TRAP: 0700   Not tainted  (
MSR: 00029000 <EE,ME,CE>  CR: 22084f84  XER: 00000000
TASK = df84d6e0[908] 'mount' THREAD: df07a000
GPR00: 00000001 df07bbf0 df84d6e0 00000000 00000001 00000000 df07bb58 00000041
GPR08: 00000041 c0638860 00000000 00000010 22084f88 100636c8 df814ff8 00000000
GPR16: df84d6e0 dfa558cc c05adb90 00000048 c0452d30 00000000 000240d0 000040d0
GPR24: 00000014 c05ae734 c05be2e0 00000000 00000001 00000000 00000000 c05ae730
NIP [c00c7580] __alloc_pages_nodemask+0x4d0/0x638
LR [c00c718c] __alloc_pages_nodemask+0xdc/0x638
Call Trace:
[df07bbf0] [c00c718c] __alloc_pages_nodemask+0xdc/0x638 (unreliable)
[df07bc90] [c00c7708] __get_free_pages+0x20/0x48
[df07bca0] [c00f4a40] __kmalloc+0x15c/0x1ec
[df07bcd0] [c01fc880] jffs2_scan_medium+0xa58/0x14d0
[df07bd70] [c01ff38c] jffs2_do_mount_fs+0x1f4/0x6b4
[df07bdb0] [c020144c] jffs2_do_fill_super+0xa8/0x260
[df07bdd0] [c020230c] jffs2_fill_super+0x104/0x184
[df07be00] [c0335814] get_sb_mtd_aux+0x9c/0xec
[df07be20] [c033596c] get_sb_mtd+0x84/0x1e8
[df07be60] [c0201ed0] jffs2_get_sb+0x1c/0x2c
[df07be70] [c0103898] vfs_kern_mount+0x78/0x1e8
[df07bea0] [c0103a58] do_kern_mount+0x40/0x100
[df07bec0] [c011fe90] do_mount+0x240/0x890
[df07bf10] [c0120570] sys_mount+0x90/0xd8
[df07bf40] [c00110d8] ret_from_syscall+0x0/0x4

=== Exception: c01 at 0xff61a34
    LR = 0x100135f0
Instruction dump:
38800005 38600000 48010f41 4bfffe1c 4bfc2d15 4bfffe8c 72e90200 4082fc28
3d20c064 39298860 8809000d 68000001 <0f000000> 2f800000 419efc0c 38000001
mount: mounting /dev/mtdblock3 on /common failed: Input/output error

Signed-off-by: Chen Jie <chenjie6 at huawei.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse at intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/jffs2/scan.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fs/jffs2/scan.c b/fs/jffs2/scan.c
index 7654e87..9ad5ba4 100644
--- a/fs/jffs2/scan.c
+++ b/fs/jffs2/scan.c
@@ -510,6 +510,10 @@ static int jffs2_scan_eraseblock (struct jffs2_sb_info *c, struct jffs2_eraseblo
 				sumlen = c->sector_size - je32_to_cpu(sm->offset);
 				sumptr = buf + buf_size - sumlen;

+				/* sm->offset maybe wrong but MAGIC maybe right */
+				if (sumlen > c->sector_size)
+					goto full_scan;
 				/* Now, make sure the summary itself is available */
 				if (sumlen > buf_size) {
 					/* Need to kmalloc for this. */
@@ -544,6 +548,7 @@ static int jffs2_scan_eraseblock (struct jffs2_sb_info *c, struct jffs2_eraseblo

 	buf_ofs = jeb->offset;

 	if (!buf_size) {

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