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Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:08:11 +0200
From:   Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: [GIT PULL] scheduler fix

Linus,

Please pull the latest sched-urgent-for-linus git tree from:

   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git sched-urgent-for-linus

   # HEAD: 0e9f02450da07fc7b1346c8c32c771555173e397 sched/fair: Do not re-read ->h_load_next during hierarchical load calculation

Fix a NULL pointer dereference crash in certain environments.

 Thanks,

	Ingo

------------------>
Mel Gorman (1):
      sched/fair: Do not re-read ->h_load_next during hierarchical load calculation


 kernel/sched/fair.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index fdab7eb6f351..40bd1e27b1b7 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -7784,10 +7784,10 @@ static void update_cfs_rq_h_load(struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq)
 	if (cfs_rq->last_h_load_update == now)
 		return;
 
-	cfs_rq->h_load_next = NULL;
+	WRITE_ONCE(cfs_rq->h_load_next, NULL);
 	for_each_sched_entity(se) {
 		cfs_rq = cfs_rq_of(se);
-		cfs_rq->h_load_next = se;
+		WRITE_ONCE(cfs_rq->h_load_next, se);
 		if (cfs_rq->last_h_load_update == now)
 			break;
 	}
@@ -7797,7 +7797,7 @@ static void update_cfs_rq_h_load(struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq)
 		cfs_rq->last_h_load_update = now;
 	}
 
-	while ((se = cfs_rq->h_load_next) != NULL) {
+	while ((se = READ_ONCE(cfs_rq->h_load_next)) != NULL) {
 		load = cfs_rq->h_load;
 		load = div64_ul(load * se->avg.load_avg,
 			cfs_rq_load_avg(cfs_rq) + 1);

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