Commit 78b6513d authored by Jeff Mahoney's avatar Jeff Mahoney Committed by Linus Torvalds

reiserfs: add locking around error buffer

The formatting of the error buffer is race prone. It uses static buffers
for both formatting and output. While overwriting the error buffer
can product garbled output, overwriting the format buffer with incompatible
% directives can cause crashes.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Mahoney <jeffm@suse.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent fd7cb031
......@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ static char *is_there_reiserfs_struct(char *fmt, int *what)
printk ("bad key %lu %lu %lu %lu", key->k_dir_id, key->k_objectid,
key->k_offset, key->k_uniqueness);
*/
static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(error_lock);
static void prepare_error_buf(const char *fmt, va_list args)
{
char *fmt1 = fmt_buf;
......@@ -192,6 +192,8 @@ static void prepare_error_buf(const char *fmt, va_list args)
char *p = error_buf;
int what;
spin_lock(&error_lock);
strcpy(fmt1, fmt);
while ((k = is_there_reiserfs_struct(fmt1, &what)) != NULL) {
......@@ -237,6 +239,7 @@ static void prepare_error_buf(const char *fmt, va_list args)
fmt1 = k + 2;
}
vsprintf(p, fmt1, args);
spin_unlock(&error_lock);
}
......
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