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From: Thomas Pedersen <thomas@eero.com>
To: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>,
	Peter Oh <peter.oh@bowerswilkins.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mac80211: mesh: fix RCU warning
Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 15:24:33 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADjYELxD=2QQgEK+PhSSvCoj_ybBwZdaT5dp1rKroGdjSPfy3g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1557958906-1432-1-git-send-email-thomas@eero.com>

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 3:21 PM Thomas Pedersen <thomas@eero.com> wrote:
>
> ifmsh->csa was being dereferenced without the RCU read
> lock held.
>
> fixes the following warning:
>
> [   74.930435] =============================
> [   74.932066] WARNING: suspicious RCU usage
> [   74.933671] 4.20.13 #5 Tainted: G        W
> [   74.935804] -----------------------------
> [   74.937427] net/mac80211/mesh.c:1218 suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage!
> [   74.940473] other info that might help us debug this:
> [   74.943654] rcu_scheduler_active = 2, debug_locks = 1
> [   74.946311] 5 locks held by kworker/u8:3/107:
> [   74.948087]  #0: 000000007623c1f0 ((wq_completion)"%s"wiphy_name(local->hw.wiphy)){+.+.}, at: process_one_work+0x1a2/0x610
> [   74.952464]  #1: 00000000077b4215 ((work_completion)(&sdata->csa_finalize_work)){+.+.}, at: process_one_work+0x1a2/0x610
> [   74.957228]  #2: 00000000e02b12da (&wdev->mtx){+.+.}, at: ieee80211_csa_finalize_work+0x2f/0x90
> [   74.959870]  #3: 00000000e6855095 (&local->mtx){+.+.}, at: ieee80211_csa_finalize_work+0x47/0x90
> [   74.962937]  #4: 00000000bb5e3bca (&local->chanctx_mtx){+.+.}, at: ieee80211_csa_finalize_work+0x51/0x90

Sorry the commit message is a little out of date, I actually tested on
5.1.0-rc7-wt as well.

> Signed-off-by: Thomas Pedersen <thomas@eero.com>
> ---
>  net/mac80211/mesh.c | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/net/mac80211/mesh.c b/net/mac80211/mesh.c
> index 766e5e5..70aeb34 100644
> --- a/net/mac80211/mesh.c
> +++ b/net/mac80211/mesh.c
> @@ -1220,10 +1220,12 @@ int ieee80211_mesh_finish_csa(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata)
>         ifmsh->chsw_ttl = 0;
>
>         /* Remove the CSA and MCSP elements from the beacon */
> +       rcu_read_lock();
>         tmp_csa_settings = rcu_dereference(ifmsh->csa);
>         RCU_INIT_POINTER(ifmsh->csa, NULL);
>         if (tmp_csa_settings)
>                 kfree_rcu(tmp_csa_settings, rcu_head);
> +       rcu_read_unlock();
>         ret = ieee80211_mesh_rebuild_beacon(sdata);
>         if (ret)
>                 return -EINVAL;
> --
> 2.7.4
>


-- 
thomas

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-15 22:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-15 22:21 Thomas Pedersen
2019-05-15 22:24 ` Thomas Pedersen [this message]
2019-05-24  8:29 ` Johannes Berg
2019-05-25  3:46   ` Thomas Pedersen

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