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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5] taskstats: fix data-race
On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 01:48:09PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> When assiging and testing taskstats in taskstats_exit() there's a race
> when writing and reading sig->stats when a thread-group with more than
> one thread exits:
>
> cpu0:
> thread catches fatal signal and whole thread-group gets taken down
> do_exit()
> do_group_exit()
> taskstats_exit()
> taskstats_tgid_alloc()
> The tasks reads sig->stats without holding sighand lock seeing garbage.
>
> cpu1:
> task calls exit_group()
> do_exit()
> do_group_exit()
> taskstats_exit()
> taskstats_tgid_alloc()
> The task takes sighand lock and assigns new stats to sig->stats.
>
> Fix this by using smp_load_acquire() and smp_store_release().
>
> Reported-by: syzbot+c5d03165a1bd1dead0c1@syzkaller.appspotmail.com
> Fixes: 34ec12349c8a ("taskstats: cleanup ->signal->stats allocation")
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>
> Reviewed-by: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>

Applied to:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/brauner/linux.git/log/?h=taskstats_syzbot

Merged into:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/brauner/linux.git/log/?h=fixes

Targeting v5.4-rc3.

Thanks!
Christian

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