[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] net: core: devlink.c: Hold devlink->lock from the beginning of devlink_dpipe_table_register()

Jiri Pirko jiri at resnulli.us
Sun Feb 23 11:01:45 UTC 2020


Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 11:52:53AM CET, madhuparnabhowmik10 at gmail.com wrote:
>From: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10 at gmail.com>
>
>devlink_dpipe_table_find() should be called under either
>rcu_read_lock() or devlink->lock. devlink_dpipe_table_register()
>calls devlink_dpipe_table_find() without holding the lock
>and acquires it later. Therefore hold the devlink->lock
>from the beginning of devlink_dpipe_table_register().
>
>Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik10 at gmail.com>
>---
> net/core/devlink.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++--------
> 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>
>diff --git a/net/core/devlink.c b/net/core/devlink.c
>index 4c63c9a4c09e..61a350f59741 100644
>--- a/net/core/devlink.c
>+++ b/net/core/devlink.c
>@@ -6838,26 +6838,35 @@ int devlink_dpipe_table_register(struct devlink *devlink,
> 				 void *priv, bool counter_control_extern)
> {
> 	struct devlink_dpipe_table *table;
>+	int err = 0;
> 
>-	if (devlink_dpipe_table_find(&devlink->dpipe_table_list, table_name))
>-		return -EEXIST;
>+	mutex_lock(&devlink->lock);
> 
>-	if (WARN_ON(!table_ops->size_get))
>-		return -EINVAL;
>+	if (devlink_dpipe_table_find(&devlink->dpipe_table_list, table_name)) {
>+		err = -EEXIST;
>+		goto unlock;
>+	}
>+
>+	if (WARN_ON(!table_ops->size_get)) {
>+		err = -EINVAL;
>+		goto unlock;
>+	}


Put this check out of the lock please.


> 
> 	table = kzalloc(sizeof(*table), GFP_KERNEL);
>-	if (!table)
>-		return -ENOMEM;
>+	if (!table) {
>+		err = -ENOMEM;
>+		goto unlock;
>+	}
> 
> 	table->name = table_name;
> 	table->table_ops = table_ops;
> 	table->priv = priv;
> 	table->counter_control_extern = counter_control_extern;
> 
>-	mutex_lock(&devlink->lock);
> 	list_add_tail_rcu(&table->list, &devlink->dpipe_table_list);
>+unlock:
> 	mutex_unlock(&devlink->lock);
>-	return 0;
>+	return err;
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(devlink_dpipe_table_register);
> 
>-- 
>2.17.1
>


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