jbd2: don't mark block as modified if the handle is out of credits
commit e09463f220ca9a1a1ecfda84fcda658f99a1f12a upstream.
Do not set the b_modified flag in block's journal head should not
until after we're sure that jbd2_journal_dirty_metadat() will not
abort with an error due to there not being enough space reserved in
the jbd2 handle.
Otherwise, future attempts to modify the buffer may lead a large
number of spurious errors and warnings.
This addresses CVE-2018-10883.
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <email@example.com>
[bwh: Backported to 3.16: Drop the added logging statement, as it's on
a code path that doesn't exist here]
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Hackmann <email@example.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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