[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "ext4: add check for inodes_count overflow in new resize ioctl" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques May 15, 2013, 10:34 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ext4: add check for inodes_count overflow in new resize ioctl

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From 65d594ad7dbdf0df41400ef05db56c149b303786 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:56:32 -0400
Subject: [PATCH] ext4: add check for inodes_count overflow in new resize ioctl

commit 3f8a6411fbada1fa482276591e037f3b1adcf55b upstream.

Addresses-Red-Hat-Bugzilla: #913245

Reported-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Reviewed-by: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 fs/ext4/resize.c | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)



diff --git a/fs/ext4/resize.c b/fs/ext4/resize.c
index 097a7b0..d0ba1a9 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/resize.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/resize.c
@@ -1680,6 +1680,10 @@  int ext4_resize_fs(struct super_block *sb, ext4_fsblk_t n_blocks_count)
 		return 0;

 	ext4_get_group_no_and_offset(sb, n_blocks_count - 1, &n_group, &offset);
+	if (n_group > (0xFFFFFFFFUL / EXT4_INODES_PER_GROUP(sb))) {
+		ext4_warning(sb, "resize would cause inodes_count overflow");
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 	ext4_get_group_no_and_offset(sb, o_blocks_count - 1, &o_group, &offset);

 	n_desc_blocks = (n_group + EXT4_DESC_PER_BLOCK(sb)) /