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* [PATCH] fscrypt: don't load ->i_crypt_info before it's known to be valid
@ 2020-07-27 17:41 Eric Biggers
  2020-07-30 21:28 ` Eric Biggers
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Eric Biggers @ 2020-07-27 17:41 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-fscrypt; +Cc: linux-fsdevel, Satya Tangirala, Dave Chinner

From: Eric Biggers <>

In fscrypt_set_bio_crypt_ctx(), ->i_crypt_info isn't known to be
non-NULL until we check fscrypt_inode_uses_inline_crypto().  So, load
->i_crypt_info after the check rather than before.  This makes no
difference currently, but it prevents people from introducing bugs where
the pointer is dereferenced when it may be NULL.

Suggested-by: Dave Chinner <>
Cc: Satya Tangirala <>
Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>
 fs/crypto/inline_crypt.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/crypto/inline_crypt.c b/fs/crypto/inline_crypt.c
index dfb06375099ae..b6b8574caa13c 100644
--- a/fs/crypto/inline_crypt.c
+++ b/fs/crypto/inline_crypt.c
@@ -244,11 +244,12 @@ static void fscrypt_generate_dun(const struct fscrypt_info *ci, u64 lblk_num,
 void fscrypt_set_bio_crypt_ctx(struct bio *bio, const struct inode *inode,
 			       u64 first_lblk, gfp_t gfp_mask)
-	const struct fscrypt_info *ci = inode->i_crypt_info;
+	const struct fscrypt_info *ci;
 	if (!fscrypt_inode_uses_inline_crypto(inode))
+	ci = inode->i_crypt_info;
 	fscrypt_generate_dun(ci, first_lblk, dun);
 	bio_crypt_set_ctx(bio, &ci->ci_enc_key.blk_key->base, dun, gfp_mask);

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