Re: [PATCH] target: close target_put_sess_cmd() vs.core_tmr_abort_task() race

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Mar 18 2013 - 20:03:00 EST

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 06:28:53PM -0400, Jörn Engel wrote:
> It is possible for one thread to to take se_sess->sess_cmd_lock in
> core_tmr_abort_task() before taking a reference count on
> se_cmd->cmd_kref, while another thread in target_put_sess_cmd() drops
> se_cmd->cmd_kref before taking se_sess->sess_cmd_lock.
> This introduces kref_put_and_lock() and uses it in
> target_put_sess_cmd() to close the race window.

We already have kref_put_mutex(), why not just call this


greg k-h
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