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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rapidio: Avoid data race between file operation callbacks and mport_cdev_add().
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On 2020-04-26 7:29 a.m., madhuparnabhowmik10@gmail.com wrote:
> From: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10@gmail.com>
>
> Fields of md(mport_dev) are set after cdev_device_add().
> However, the file operation callbacks can be called after
> cdev_device_add() and therefore accesses to fields of md in the
> callbacks can race with the rest of the mport_cdev_add() function.
>
> One such example is INIT_LIST_HEAD(&md->portwrites) in
> mport_cdev_add(), the list is initialised after cdev_device_add().
> This can race with list_add_tail(&pw_filter->md_node,&md->portwrites)
> in rio_mport_add_pw_filter() which is called by unlocked_ioctl.
>
> To avoid such data races use cdev_device_add() after initializing md.
>
> Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).
>
> Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c | 14 +++++++-------
> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c b/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
> index 8155f59ece38..40296378e5ee 100644
> --- a/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
> +++ b/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
> @@ -2379,13 +2379,6 @@ static struct mport_dev *mport_cdev_add(struct rio_mport *mport)
> cdev_init(&md->cdev, &mport_fops);
> md->cdev.owner = THIS_MODULE;
>
> - ret = cdev_device_add(&md->cdev, &md->dev);
> - if (ret) {
> - rmcd_error("Failed to register mport %d (err=%d)",
> - mport->id, ret);
> - goto err_cdev;
> - }
> -
> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&md->doorbells);
> spin_lock_init(&md->db_lock);
> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&md->portwrites);
> @@ -2405,6 +2398,13 @@ static struct mport_dev *mport_cdev_add(struct rio_mport *mport)
> #else
> md->properties.transfer_mode |= RIO_TRANSFER_MODE_TRANSFER;
> #endif
> +
> + ret = cdev_device_add(&md->cdev, &md->dev);
> + if (ret) {
> + rmcd_error("Failed to register mport %d (err=%d)",
> + mport->id, ret);
> + goto err_cdev;
> + }
> ret = rio_query_mport(mport, &attr);
> if (!ret) {
> md->properties.flags = attr.flags;

Acked-by: Alexandre Bounine <alex.bou9@gmail.com>


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