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Date:   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 13:10:19 +0300
From:   Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>
To:     Muchun Song <smuchun@...il.com>
Cc:     gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, rafael@...nel.org,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        zhaowuyun@...gtech.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] driver core: Fix use-after-free and double free on glue
 directory

On Thu, 2019-04-25 at 23:44 +0800, Muchun Song wrote:
> I agree with you that the looking up of the glue dir and creation of its child
> should be protected by the same lock of gdp_mutex. So, do you agree with
> the fix of the following code snippet?

The basic idea yes, the whole bool *locked is horrid though. Wouldn't it
work to have a get_device_parent_locked that always returns with the mutex held,
or just move the mutex to the caller or something simpler like this ?

Ben.


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