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Date:	Thu, 7 Aug 2014 21:47:21 +0200
From:	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Aleksei Besogonov <alex.besogonov@...il.com>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] vm_is_stack: use for_each_thread() rather then buggy
	while_each_thread()

Aleksei hit the soft lockup during reading /proc/PID/smaps.
David investigated the problem and suggested the right fix.

while_each_thread() is racy and should die, this patch updates
vm_is_stack().

Reported-and-tested-by: Aleksei Besogonov <alex.besogonov@...il.com>
Suggested-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
---
 mm/util.c |    9 +++------
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/util.c b/mm/util.c
index d5ea733..33e9f44 100644
--- a/mm/util.c
+++ b/mm/util.c
@@ -277,17 +277,14 @@ pid_t vm_is_stack(struct task_struct *task,
 
 	if (in_group) {
 		struct task_struct *t;
-		rcu_read_lock();
-		if (!pid_alive(task))
-			goto done;
 
-		t = task;
-		do {
+		rcu_read_lock();
+		for_each_thread(task, t) {
 			if (vm_is_stack_for_task(t, vma)) {
 				ret = t->pid;
 				goto done;
 			}
-		} while_each_thread(task, t);
+		}
 done:
 		rcu_read_unlock();
 	}
-- 
1.5.5.1


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