Commit 6e589291 authored by Theodore Ts'o's avatar Theodore Ts'o

ext4: disallow files with EXT4_JOURNAL_DATA_FL from EXT4_IOC_SWAP_BOOT

A malicious/clueless root user can use EXT4_IOC_SWAP_BOOT to force a
corner casew which can lead to the file system getting corrupted.
There's no usefulness to allowing this, so just prohibit this case.
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o's avatarTheodore Ts'o <>
parent abdc644e
......@@ -132,6 +132,7 @@ static long swap_inode_boot_loader(struct super_block *sb,
if (inode->i_nlink != 1 || !S_ISREG(inode->i_mode) ||
IS_SWAPFILE(inode) || IS_ENCRYPTED(inode) ||
(EXT4_I(inode)->i_flags & EXT4_JOURNAL_DATA_FL) ||
ext4_has_inline_data(inode)) {
err = -EINVAL;
goto journal_err_out;
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