Commit 39f25d42 authored by Reshetova, Elena's avatar Reshetova, Elena Committed by David S. Miller
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net, ax25: convert ax25_route.refcount 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 07f2282f
......@@ -185,7 +185,7 @@ typedef struct {
typedef struct ax25_route {
struct ax25_route *next;
atomic_t refcount;
refcount_t refcount;
ax25_address callsign;
struct net_device *dev;
ax25_digi *digipeat;
......@@ -194,14 +194,14 @@ typedef struct ax25_route {
static inline void ax25_hold_route(ax25_route *ax25_rt)
void __ax25_put_route(ax25_route *ax25_rt);
static inline void ax25_put_route(ax25_route *ax25_rt)
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&ax25_rt->refcount))
if (refcount_dec_and_test(&ax25_rt->refcount))
......@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ static int __must_check ax25_rt_add(struct ax25_routes_struct *route)
return -ENOMEM;
atomic_set(&ax25_rt->refcount, 1);
refcount_set(&ax25_rt->refcount, 1);
ax25_rt->callsign = route->dest_addr;
ax25_rt->dev = ax25_dev->dev;
ax25_rt->digipeat = NULL;
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