Commit 16f73c96 authored by Reshetova, Elena's avatar Reshetova, Elena Committed by David S. Miller
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net, ipx: convert ipx_route.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 d25189ca
......@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ struct ipx_route {
unsigned char ir_routed;
unsigned char ir_router_node[IPX_NODE_LEN];
struct list_head node; /* node in ipx_routes list */
atomic_t refcnt;
refcount_t refcnt;
struct ipx_cb {
......@@ -164,12 +164,12 @@ static __inline__ void ipxitf_put(struct ipx_interface *intrfc)
static __inline__ void ipxrtr_hold(struct ipx_route *rt)
static __inline__ void ipxrtr_put(struct ipx_route *rt)
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&rt->refcnt))
if (refcount_dec_and_test(&rt->refcnt))
#endif /* _NET_INET_IPX_H_ */
......@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ int ipxrtr_add_route(__be32 network, struct ipx_interface *intrfc,
if (!rt)
goto out;
atomic_set(&rt->refcnt, 1);
refcount_set(&rt->refcnt, 1);
list_add(&rt->node, &ipx_routes);
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