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Subject[PATCH] sys_getppid: add missing rcu_dereference
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In order to safely dereference current->real_parent inside an
rcu_read_lock, we need an rcu_dereference.

Signed-off-by: Mandeep Singh Baines <msb@chromium.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
kernel/timer.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/timer.c b/kernel/timer.c
index dbaa624..9c3c62b 100644
--- a/kernel/timer.c
+++ b/kernel/timer.c
@@ -1368,7 +1368,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE0(getppid)
int pid;

rcu_read_lock();
- pid = task_tgid_vnr(current->real_parent);
+ pid = task_tgid_vnr(rcu_dereference(current->real_parent));
rcu_read_unlock();

return pid;
--
1.7.3.1


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