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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
To: Saubhik Mukherjee <saubhik.mukherjee@gmail.com>
Cc: peterhuewe@gmx.de, jgg@ziepe.ca, linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, ldv-project@linuxtesting.org,
	andrianov@ispras.ru
Subject: Re: [PATCH] char: tpm: vtpm_proxy: Fix race in init
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2021 09:38:53 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210702063853.x27z6yzsdxp7u4y6@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2b7d8d44-791e-284a-a700-5465fbc2c100@gmail.com>

On Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 12:54:30PM +0530, Saubhik Mukherjee wrote:
> On 6/30/21 2:35 AM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 08:27:00PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 06:52:26PM +0530, Saubhik Mukherjee wrote:
> > > > vtpm_module_init calls vtpmx_init which calls misc_register. The file
> > > > operations callbacks are registered. So, vtpmx_fops_ioctl can execute in
> > > > parallel with rest of vtpm_module_init. vtpmx_fops_ioctl calls
> > > > vtpmx_ioc_new_dev, which calls vtpm_proxy_create_device, which calls
> > > > vtpm_proxy_work_start, which could read uninitialized workqueue.
> > > > 
> > > > To avoid this, create workqueue before vtpmx init.
> > > > 
> > > > Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Saubhik Mukherjee <saubhik.mukherjee@gmail.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >   drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c | 19 +++++++++----------
> > > >   1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
> > > > 
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c
> > > > index 91c772e38bb5..225dfa026a8f 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_vtpm_proxy.c
> > > > @@ -697,23 +697,22 @@ static int __init vtpm_module_init(void)
> > > >   {
> > > >   	int rc;
> > > > -	rc = vtpmx_init();
> > > > -	if (rc) {
> > > > -		pr_err("couldn't create vtpmx device\n");
> > > > -		return rc;
> > > > -	}
> > > > -
> > > >   	workqueue = create_workqueue("tpm-vtpm");
> > > >   	if (!workqueue) {
> > > >   		pr_err("couldn't create workqueue\n");
> > > > -		rc = -ENOMEM;
> > > > -		goto err_vtpmx_cleanup;
> > > > +		return -ENOMEM;
> > > > +	}
> > > > +
> > > > +	rc = vtpmx_init();
> > > > +	if (rc) {
> > > > +		pr_err("couldn't create vtpmx device\n");
> > > > +		goto err_destroy_workqueue;
> > > >   	}
> > > >   	return 0;
> > > > -err_vtpmx_cleanup:
> > > > -	vtpmx_cleanup();
> > > > +err_destroy_workqueue:
> > > > +	destroy_workqueue(workqueue);
> > > >   	return rc;
> > > >   }
> > > > -- 
> > > > 2.30.2
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Reviewed-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
> > 
> > Taking reviewed-by back.
> > 
> > You're lacking fixes tag. Please re-send with one.
> > 
> > /Jarkko
> > 
> 
> Thank you for noticing. I sent the patch containing the Fixes tag in reply
> to your last message. (https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/6/30/104)

Please do not do that. Instead, version your patches (git format-patch -vX)
and send them as separate threads.

It's all documented: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.13/process/submitting-patches.html

/Jarkko

      reply	other threads:[~2021-07-02  6:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-23 13:22 Saubhik Mukherjee
2021-06-29 17:27 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-06-29 21:05   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-06-30  7:14     ` Saubhik Mukherjee
2021-07-02  6:37       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-06-30  7:24     ` Saubhik Mukherjee
2021-07-02  6:38       ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]

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