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Date:	Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:13:24 +0300
From:	Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...ulusnetworks.com>
To:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] inet: fix races with reqsk timers


> On Aug 13, 2015, at 11:44 PM, Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 2015-08-13 at 13:19 -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> 
>> 
>> A caller handler can not call del_timer_sync()
> 
> A timer handler can not call del_timer_sync()
> 
> I am testing a minimal fix :
> 
> diff --git a/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c b/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> index 05e3145f7dc3..134957159c27 100644
> --- a/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> +++ b/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> @@ -593,7 +593,7 @@ static bool reqsk_queue_unlink(struct request_sock_queue *queue,
> 	}
> 
> 	spin_unlock(&queue->syn_wait_lock);
> -	if (del_timer_sync(&req->rsk_timer))
> +	if (timer_pending(&req->rsk_timer) && del_timer_sync(&req->rsk_timer))
> 		reqsk_put(req);
> 	return found;
> }
> 
> 

Wouldn’t try_to_del_timer_sync(&req->rsk_timer) > 0 be better ?

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