shiftfs: allow changing ro/rw for subvolumes

Bug #1832316 reported by Christian Brauner on 2019-06-11
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Bug Description

SRU Justification

Impact: Stéphane reported regression for btrfs workloads employing shiftfs.
Unprivileged users can already toggle whether a subvolume will be ro or
rw. This is broken on current shiftfs as we haven't whitelisted these
ioctls().

Fix: To enable this with shiftfs we need to whitelist BTRFS_IOC_FS_INFO,
BTRFS_IOC_SUBVOL_GETFLAGS, BTRFS_IOC_SUBVOL_SETFLAGS. All of them should
be safe for unprivileged users.

Regression Potential: Limited to shiftfs.

Test Case: Tested with LXD running shiftfs on top of btrfs and verified
btrfs subvolumes can be made ro or rw.

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
status: Confirmed → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Christian Brauner (cbrauner)
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2019-06-14
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2019-06-28
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: New → Fix Committed

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tags: added: verification-needed-disco
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 5.2.0-8.9

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linux (5.2.0-8.9) eoan; urgency=medium

  * linux: 5.2.0-8.9 -proposed tracker (LP: #1835700)

  * Miscellaneous Ubuntu changes
    - [Packaging] replace zfs and spl build with zfs 0.8.1-1ubuntu1
    - SAUCE: test_bpf: remove expected fail for Ctx heavy transformations test on
      s390
    - SAUCE: add -fcf-protection=none to retpoline flags
    - SAUCE: usbip: ensure strings copied using strncpy are null-terminated
    - SAUCE: usbip: add -Wno-address-of-packed-member to EXTRA_CFLAGS
    - SAUCE: perf jvmti: ensure strncpy result is null-terminated
    - update dkms package versions
    - add removed zfs modules to modules.ignore

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Rebase to v5.2

 -- Seth Forshee <email address hidden> Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:13:41 -0500

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 5.0.0-21.22

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linux (5.0.0-21.22) disco; urgency=medium

  * linux: 5.0.0-21.22 -proposed tracker (LP: #1834902)

  * Disco update: 5.0.15 upstream stable release (LP: #1834529)
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    - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Remove the undesired put_cpu_ptr() in hv_synic_cleanup()
    - ubsan: Fix nasty -Wbuiltin-declaration-mismatch GCC-9 warnings
    - staging: greybus: power_supply: fix prop-descriptor request size
    - staging: wilc1000: Avoid GFP_KERNEL allocation from atomic context.
    - staging: most: cdev: fix chrdev_region leak in mod_exit
    - staging: most: sound: pass correct device when creating a sound card
    - ASoC: tlv320aic3x: fix reset gpio reference counting
    - ASoC: hdmi-codec: fix S/PDIF DAI
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix iec958 controls indexation
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix exposed capabilities in spdif mode
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix race condition in irq handler
    - ASoC:soc-pcm:fix a codec fixup issue in TDM case
    - ASoC:hdac_hda:use correct format to setup hda codec
    - ASoC:intel:skl:fix a simultaneous playback & capture issue on hda platform
    - ASoC: dpcm: prevent snd_soc_dpcm use after free
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    - IB/hfi1: Clear the IOWAIT pending bits when QP is put into error state
    - IB/hfi1: Eliminate opcode tests on mr deref
    - IB/hfi1: Fix the allocation of RSM table
    - MIPS: KGDB: fix kgdb support for SMP platforms.
    - ASoC: tlv320aic32x4: Fix Common Pins
    - drm/mediatek: Fix an error code in mtk_hdmi_dt_parse_pdata()
    - perf/x86/intel: Fix handling of wakeup_events for multi-entry PEBS
    - perf/x86/intel: Initialize TFA MSR
    - linux/kernel.h: Use parentheses around argument in u64_to_user_ptr()
    - iov_iter: Fix build error without CONFIG_CRYPTO
    - xtensa: fix initialization of pt_regs::syscall in start_thread
    - ASoC: rockchip: pdm: fix regmap_ops hang issue
    - drm/amdkfd: Add picasso pci id
    - drm/amdgpu: Adjust IB test timeout for XGMI configuration
    - drm/amdgpu: amdgpu_device_recover_vram always failed if only one node in
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    - objtool: Add rewind_stack_do_exit() to the noreturn list
    - slab: fix a crash by reading /proc/slab_allocators
    - drm/sun4i: tcon top: Fix NULL/inv...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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