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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/z3fold.c: Fix z3fold_destroy_pool() race condition
On Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 3:48 PM Henry Burns <henryburns@google.com> wrote:
>
> The constraint from the zpool use of z3fold_destroy_pool() is there are no
> outstanding handles to memory (so no active allocations), but it is possible
> for there to be outstanding work on either of the two wqs in the pool.
>
> Calling z3fold_deregister_migration() before the workqueues are drained
> means that there can be allocated pages referencing a freed inode,
> causing any thread in compaction to be able to trip over the bad
> pointer in PageMovable().
>
> Fixes: 1f862989b04a ("mm/z3fold.c: support page migration")
>
> Signed-off-by: Henry Burns <henryburns@google.com>

Reviewed-by: Jonathan Adams <jwadams@google.com>

> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> ---
> mm/z3fold.c | 5 ++++-
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/z3fold.c b/mm/z3fold.c
> index 43de92f52961..ed19d98c9dcd 100644
> --- a/mm/z3fold.c
> +++ b/mm/z3fold.c
> @@ -817,16 +817,19 @@ static struct z3fold_pool *z3fold_create_pool(const char *name, gfp_t gfp,
> static void z3fold_destroy_pool(struct z3fold_pool *pool)
> {
> kmem_cache_destroy(pool->c_handle);
> - z3fold_unregister_migration(pool);
>
> /*
> * We need to destroy pool->compact_wq before pool->release_wq,
> * as any pending work on pool->compact_wq will call
> * queue_work(pool->release_wq, &pool->work).
> + *
> + * There are still outstanding pages until both workqueues are drained,
> + * so we cannot unregister migration until then.
> */
>
> destroy_workqueue(pool->compact_wq);
> destroy_workqueue(pool->release_wq);
> + z3fold_unregister_migration(pool);
> kfree(pool);
> }
>
> --
> 2.22.0.709.g102302147b-goog
>

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