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Subject[PATCH] fs/select: Fix data races to pwq->triggered
Fix data races to pwq->triggered by using READ_ONCE. These accesses are
expected to race per comment and already provided memory barriers
surrounding the accesses.

Original KCSAN report:

write to 0xffffc90001043c30 of 4 bytes by task 17695 on cpu 0:
__pollwake fs/select.c:197 [inline]
pollwake+0xe3/0x140 fs/select.c:217
__wake_up_common+0x7b/0x180 kernel/sched/wait.c:93
__wake_up_common_lock+0x77/0xb0 kernel/sched/wait.c:123
__wake_up+0xe/0x10 kernel/sched/wait.c:142
signalfd_notify include/linux/signalfd.h:22 [inline]
signalfd_notify include/linux/signalfd.h:19 [inline]
__send_signal+0x70e/0x870 kernel/signal.c:1158
send_signal+0x224/0x2b0 kernel/signal.c:1236
__group_send_sig_info kernel/signal.c:1275 [inline]
do_notify_parent+0x55b/0x5e0 kernel/signal.c:1992
exit_notify kernel/exit.c:670 [inline]
do_exit+0x16ef/0x18c0 kernel/exit.c:818
do_group_exit+0xb4/0x1c0 kernel/exit.c:895
__do_sys_exit_group kernel/exit.c:906 [inline]
__se_sys_exit_group kernel/exit.c:904 [inline]
__x64_sys_exit_group+0x2e/0x30 kernel/exit.c:904
do_syscall_64+0xcc/0x3a0 arch/x86/entry/common.c:294

read to 0xffffc90001043c30 of 4 bytes by task 15995 on cpu 1:
poll_schedule_timeout.constprop.0+0x50/0xc0 fs/select.c:242
do_poll fs/select.c:951 [inline]
do_sys_poll+0x66d/0x990 fs/select.c:1001
__do_sys_poll fs/select.c:1059 [inline]
__se_sys_poll fs/select.c:1047 [inline]
__x64_sys_poll+0x10f/0x250 fs/select.c:1047
do_syscall_64+0xcc/0x3a0 arch/x86/entry/common.c:294

Signed-off-by: Marco Elver <>
fs/select.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/select.c b/fs/select.c
index 11d0285d46b7..152987ddf40e 100644
--- a/fs/select.c
+++ b/fs/select.c
@@ -194,7 +194,7 @@ static int __pollwake(wait_queue_entry_t *wait, unsigned mode, int sync, void *k
* and is paired with smp_store_mb() in poll_schedule_timeout.
- pwq->triggered = 1;
+ WRITE_ONCE(pwq->triggered, 1);

* Perform the default wake up operation using a dummy
@@ -239,7 +239,7 @@ static int poll_schedule_timeout(struct poll_wqueues *pwq, int state,
int rc = -EINTR;

- if (!pwq->triggered)
+ if (!READ_ONCE(pwq->triggered))
rc = schedule_hrtimeout_range(expires, slack, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);

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