Commit 10e4ea75 by Tom Herbert Committed by David S. Miller

net: Fix race condition in store_rps_map

There is a race condition in store_rps_map that allows jump label count in rps_needed to go below zero. This can happen when concurrently attempting to set and a clear map. Scenario: 1. rps_needed count is zero 2. New map is assigned by setting thread, but rps_needed count _not_ yet incremented (rps_needed count still zero) 2. Map is cleared by second thread, old_map set to that just assigned 3. Second thread performs static_key_slow_dec, rps_needed count now goes negative Fix is to increment or decrement rps_needed under the spinlock. Signed-off-by: 's avatarTom Herbert <> Signed-off-by: 's avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent e05176a3
......@@ -726,14 +726,17 @@ static ssize_t store_rps_map(struct netdev_rx_queue *queue,
old_map = rcu_dereference_protected(queue->rps_map,
rcu_assign_pointer(queue->rps_map, map);
if (map)
if (old_map) {
kfree_rcu(old_map, rcu);
if (old_map)
if (old_map)
kfree_rcu(old_map, rcu);
return len;
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