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Subject[PATCH] mm: Use rcu_dereference in in_vfork
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Fix a sparse warning by using rcu_dereference().  Technically this is a
bug and a sufficiently aggressive compiler could reload the `real_parent'
pointer outside the protection of the rcu lock (and access freed memory),
but I think it's pretty unlikely to happen.

Fixes: b18dc5f291c0 ("mm, oom: skip vforked tasks from being selected")
Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) <willy@infradead.org>
---
include/linux/sched/mm.h | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/sched/mm.h b/include/linux/sched/mm.h
index 1ae08b8462a4..90b2a0bce11c 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched/mm.h
@@ -140,7 +140,8 @@ static inline bool in_vfork(struct task_struct *tsk)
* another oom-unkillable task does this it should blame itself.
*/
rcu_read_lock();
- ret = tsk->vfork_done && tsk->real_parent->mm == tsk->mm;
+ ret = tsk->vfork_done &&
+ rcu_dereference(tsk->real_parent)->mm == tsk->mm;
rcu_read_unlock();

return ret;
--
2.29.2
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