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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:21:10 +0000
From:   Al Viro <>
To:     Alexei Starovoitov <>
Cc:     Linus Torvalds <>,
        syzbot <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <>,
        syzkaller-bugs <>
Subject: Re: KASAN: use-after-free Read in path_lookupat

On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 04:44:40PM -0700, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 11:37:32PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> > 
> > For debugfs it's clearly "use default ->evict_inode(), have explicit
> > ->destroy_inode() using free_inode_nonrcu()" - there we have nothing
> > else done in ->evict_inode() and kfree is obviously safe in softirq.
> > I'll post that (or push to vfs.git#fixes), along with minimal fixes
> > for other 3.  If bpf_any_put() is softirq-safe, we'll have the full
> > set for -stable and the rest could be done on top of that.
> Yes. bpf_any_put() is safe to be called from softirq.

In that case,

Acked-by: Al Viro <>

on Daniel's patch.

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