Commit b6d52ede authored by Reshetova, Elena's avatar Reshetova, Elena Committed by David S. Miller
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net, ax25: convert ax25_cb.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 39f25d42
......@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ typedef struct ax25_cb {
unsigned char window;
struct timer_list timer, dtimer;
struct sock *sk; /* Backlink to socket */
atomic_t refcount;
refcount_t refcount;
} ax25_cb;
struct ax25_sock {
......@@ -266,11 +266,11 @@ static inline struct ax25_cb *sk_to_ax25(const struct sock *sk)
hlist_for_each_entry(__ax25, list, ax25_node)
#define ax25_cb_hold(__ax25) \
static __inline__ void ax25_cb_put(ax25_cb *ax25)
if (atomic_dec_and_test(&ax25->refcount)) {
if (refcount_dec_and_test(&ax25->refcount)) {
......@@ -510,7 +510,7 @@ ax25_cb *ax25_create_cb(void)
if ((ax25 = kzalloc(sizeof(*ax25), GFP_ATOMIC)) == NULL)
return NULL;
atomic_set(&ax25->refcount, 1);
refcount_set(&ax25->refcount, 1);
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