Re: [PATCH v3] ovl: Use ovl mounter's fsuid and fsgid in ovl_link()

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On Thu, Sep 01, 2022 at 04:29:29PM +0800, Zhang Tianci wrote:
> There is a wrong case of link() on overlay:
>   $ mkdir /lower /fuse /merge
>   $ mount -t fuse /fuse
>   $ mkdir /fuse/upper /fuse/work
>   $ mount -t overlay /merge -o lowerdir=/lower,upperdir=/fuse/upper,\
>     workdir=work
>   $ touch /merge/file
>   $ chown bin.bin /merge/file // the file's caller becomes "bin"
>   $ ln /merge/file /merge/lnkfile
> Then we will get an error(EACCES) because fuse daemon checks the link()'s
> caller is "bin", it denied this request.
> In the changing history of ovl_link(), there are two key commits:
> The first is commit bb0d2b8ad296 ("ovl: fix sgid on directory") which
> overrides the cred's fsuid/fsgid using the new inode. The new inode's
> owner is initialized by inode_init_owner(), and inode->fsuid is
> assigned to the current user. So the override fsuid becomes the
> current user. We know link() is actually modifying the directory, so
> the caller must have the MAY_WRITE permission on the directory. The
> current caller may should have this permission. This is acceptable
> to use the caller's fsuid.
> The second is commit 51f7e52dc943 ("ovl: share inode for hard link")
> which removed the inode creation in ovl_link(). This commit move
> inode_init_owner() into ovl_create_object(), so the ovl_link() just
> give the old inode to ovl_create_or_link(). Then the override fsuid
> becomes the old inode's fsuid, neither the caller nor the overlay's
> mounter! So this is incorrect.
> Fix this bug by using ovl mounter's fsuid/fsgid to do underlying
> fs's link().
> v1:
> v2:
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Tianci <zhangtianci.1997@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Jiachen Zhang <zhangjiachen.jaycee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---

Looks good to me,
Reviewed-by: Christian Brauner (Microsoft) <brauner@xxxxxxxxxx>

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