Commit 0408c58b authored by Reshetova, Elena's avatar Reshetova, Elena Committed by David S. Miller
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net, lapb: convert lapb_cb.refcnt from atomic_t to refcount_t

refcount_t type and corresponding API should be
used instead of atomic_t when the variable is used as
a reference counter. This allows to avoid accidental
refcounter overflows that might lead to use-after-free
Signed-off-by: default avatarElena Reshetova <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarHans Liljestrand <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarKees Cook <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Windsor <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 7b936405
#ifndef _LAPB_H
#define _LAPB_H
#include <linux/lapb.h>
#include <linux/refcount.h>
#define LAPB_HEADER_LEN 20 /* LAPB over Ethernet + a bit more */
......@@ -101,7 +102,7 @@ struct lapb_cb {
struct lapb_frame frmr_data;
unsigned char frmr_type;
atomic_t refcnt;
refcount_t refcnt;
/* lapb_iface.c */
......@@ -54,12 +54,12 @@ static void lapb_free_cb(struct lapb_cb *lapb)
static __inline__ void lapb_hold(struct lapb_cb *lapb)
static __inline__ void lapb_put(struct lapb_cb *lapb)
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&lapb->refcnt))
if (refcount_dec_and_test(&lapb->refcnt))
......@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ static struct lapb_cb *lapb_create_cb(void)
lapb->mode = LAPB_DEFAULT_MODE;
lapb->window = LAPB_DEFAULT_WINDOW;
lapb->state = LAPB_STATE_0;
atomic_set(&lapb->refcnt, 1);
refcount_set(&lapb->refcnt, 1);
return lapb;
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