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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: fix protection of mm_struct fields in get_cmdline()
On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 11:15:37AM +0300, Konstantin Khlebnikov wrote:
> Since commit 88aa7cc688d4 ("mm: introduce arg_lock to protect arg_start|
> end and env_start|end in mm_struct") related mm fields are protected with
> separate spinlock and mmap_sem held for read is not enough for protection.
>
> Fixes: 88aa7cc688d4 ("mm: introduce arg_lock to protect arg_start|end and env_start|end in mm_struct")
> Signed-off-by: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov@yandex-team.ru>

This was already addressed by [1]?

[1] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10923003/

> ---
> mm/util.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/util.c b/mm/util.c
> index e2e4f8c3fa12..540e7c157cf2 100644
> --- a/mm/util.c
> +++ b/mm/util.c
> @@ -717,12 +717,12 @@ int get_cmdline(struct task_struct *task, char *buffer, int buflen)
> if (!mm->arg_end)
> goto out_mm; /* Shh! No looking before we're done */
>
> - down_read(&mm->mmap_sem);
> + spin_lock(&mm->arg_lock);
> arg_start = mm->arg_start;
> arg_end = mm->arg_end;
> env_start = mm->env_start;
> env_end = mm->env_end;
> - up_read(&mm->mmap_sem);
> + spin_unlock(&mm->arg_lock);
>
> len = arg_end - arg_start;
>
>

--
Oscar Salvador
SUSE L3

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