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Date:   Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:48:42 +0300
From:   Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@...tuozzo.com>
To:     miklos@...redi.hu, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] fuse: Fix race in fuse_writepage_in_flight()

Hi, Miklos,

any comments about this?

On 26.11.2018 12:46, Kirill Tkhai wrote:
> Checking for FR_PENDING in fuse_writepage_in_flight() is racy.
> It does not guarantee the first request in misc.write.next list
> is not in userspace, since there we take fc->lock, while
> fuse_dev_do_read() takes fiq->waitq.lock:
> 
> fuse_dev_read()                           fuse_writepage_in_flight()
>                                             test_bit(FR_PENDING)
>   clear_bit(FR_PENDING)
> handle old_req->pages[0] in userspace
>                                             copy_highpage(old_req->pages[0], page)
>                                             ^^^^^
>                                             userspace never sees this pages
> 
> The only reliable way to determ, whether we are able to replace
> old_req's page, is to completely skip the first request in the list.
> This patch makes the function to do that.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@...tuozzo.com>
> ---
>  fs/fuse/file.c |    4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/fuse/file.c b/fs/fuse/file.c
> index b52f9baaa3e7..c6650c68b31a 100644
> --- a/fs/fuse/file.c
> +++ b/fs/fuse/file.c
> @@ -1740,6 +1740,7 @@ static bool fuse_writepage_in_flight(struct fuse_req *new_req,
>  {
>  	struct fuse_conn *fc = get_fuse_conn(new_req->inode);
>  	struct fuse_inode *fi = get_fuse_inode(new_req->inode);
> +	struct fuse_req *first_req;
>  	struct fuse_req *tmp;
>  	struct fuse_req *old_req;
>  	bool found = false;
> @@ -1764,6 +1765,7 @@ static bool fuse_writepage_in_flight(struct fuse_req *new_req,
>  	}
>  
>  	new_req->num_pages = 1;
> +	first_req = old_req;
>  	for (tmp = old_req; tmp != NULL; tmp = tmp->misc.write.next) {
>  		BUG_ON(tmp->inode != new_req->inode);
>  		curr_index = tmp->misc.write.in.offset >> PAGE_SHIFT;
> @@ -1773,7 +1775,7 @@ static bool fuse_writepage_in_flight(struct fuse_req *new_req,
>  		}
>  	}
>  
> -	if (old_req->num_pages == 1 && test_bit(FR_PENDING, &old_req->flags)) {
> +	if (old_req->num_pages == 1 && old_req != first_req) {
>  		struct backing_dev_info *bdi = inode_to_bdi(page->mapping->host);
>  
>  		copy_highpage(old_req->pages[0], page);
> 

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