On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:15 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<ge...@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
>     fs/ceph/super.c: In function ‘ceph_real_mount’:
>     fs/ceph/super.c:818: warning: ‘root’ may be used uninitialized in this 
> function
>
> If s_root is already valid, dentry pointer root is never initialized,
> and returned by ceph_real_mount(). This will cause a crash later when
> the caller dereferences the pointer.
>
> Fix this by initializing root early.
>
> Fixes: ce2728aaa82bbeba ("ceph: avoid accessing / when mounting a subpath")
> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <ge...@linux-m68k.org>
> ---
> Compile-tested only.
> ---
>  fs/ceph/super.c | 3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/ceph/super.c b/fs/ceph/super.c
> index a29ffce981879d5f..794c5fd0e0cf5e45 100644
> --- a/fs/ceph/super.c
> +++ b/fs/ceph/super.c
> @@ -821,7 +821,8 @@ static struct dentry *ceph_real_mount(struct 
> ceph_fs_client *fsc)
>         dout("mount start %p\n", fsc);
>         mutex_lock(&fsc->client->mount_mutex);
>
> -       if (!fsc->sb->s_root) {
> +       root = fsc->sb->s_root;
> +       if (!root) {
>                 const char *path;
>                 err = __ceph_open_session(fsc->client, started);
>                 if (err < 0)

For sb->s_root is not NULL case, we also need to increase sb->s_root's
reference count. I applied this patch and fixed it.

Regards
Yan, Zheng


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> 1.9.1
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