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From: Sahitya Tummala <stummala@codeaurora.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Junxiao Bi <junxiao.bi@oracle.com>,
	Joel Becker <jlbec@evilplan.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] configfs: Fix use-after-free when accessing sd->s_dentry
Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:19:56 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190523034956.GA10043@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190517082312.GA13457@lst.de>

On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 10:23:12AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 06:27:53PM +0530, stummala@codeaurora.org wrote:
> > Hi Christoph, Al,
> >
> > Can you please consider this patch for merging?
> 
> I've been sitting on this for a while, mostly because I can't convince
> myself it is safe.  What protects other threads from using ->s_dentry
> just when we clear it?  Also why would sd->s_dentry == dentry ever be
> false?

Thanks Christoph for getting back on this.
I will try to find answers to your queries and get back on this.

Besides, Al Viro reviewed this patch [1] and commented that fix looks
good. Hence, I was following up to get this merged as I thought it
must be a miss to not pick it up :)

[1] - https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/1/3/47

Thanks,
Sahitya.

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  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-23  3:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-03 11:18 Sahitya Tummala
2019-01-31  3:20 ` Sahitya Tummala
2019-05-16 12:57   ` stummala
2019-05-17  8:23     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-05-23  3:49       ` Sahitya Tummala [this message]
2019-05-28  6:11         ` Christoph Hellwig

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