Commit 0fa10472 authored by Reshetova, Elena's avatar Reshetova, Elena Committed by David S. Miller
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net, sunrpc: convert gss_cl_ctx.count 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 156be7ed
......@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
#ifdef __KERNEL__
#include <linux/refcount.h>
#include <linux/sunrpc/auth.h>
#include <linux/sunrpc/svc.h>
#include <linux/sunrpc/gss_api.h>
......@@ -65,7 +66,7 @@ struct rpc_gss_init_res {
* the wire when communicating with a server. */
struct gss_cl_ctx {
atomic_t count;
refcount_t count;
enum rpc_gss_proc gc_proc;
u32 gc_seq;
spinlock_t gc_seq_lock;
......@@ -117,14 +117,14 @@ static const struct rpc_pipe_ops gss_upcall_ops_v1;
static inline struct gss_cl_ctx *
gss_get_ctx(struct gss_cl_ctx *ctx)
return ctx;
static inline void
gss_put_ctx(struct gss_cl_ctx *ctx)
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&ctx->count))
if (refcount_dec_and_test(&ctx->count))
......@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@ gss_alloc_context(void)
ctx->gc_proc = RPC_GSS_PROC_DATA;
ctx->gc_seq = 1; /* NetApp 6.4R1 doesn't accept seq. no. 0 */
return ctx;
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