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authorPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2013-04-19 12:01:24 -0700
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2013-04-21 11:21:39 +0200
commitc79aa0d96548aee50570209eb2d45c8f4ac49230 (patch)
tree0b0cc53e2a4b3b37e98b720f0c149a9f074681be
parentf1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e (diff)
downloadlinux-c79aa0d96548aee50570209eb2d45c8f4ac49230.tar.gz
events: Protect access via task_subsys_state_check()
The following RCU splat indicates lack of RCU protection: [ 953.267649] =============================== [ 953.267652] [ INFO: suspicious RCU usage. ] [ 953.267657] 3.9.0-0.rc6.git2.4.fc19.ppc64p7 #1 Not tainted [ 953.267661] ------------------------------- [ 953.267664] include/linux/cgroup.h:534 suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage! [ 953.267669] [ 953.267669] other info that might help us debug this: [ 953.267669] [ 953.267675] [ 953.267675] rcu_scheduler_active = 1, debug_locks = 0 [ 953.267680] 1 lock held by glxgears/1289: [ 953.267683] #0: (&sig->cred_guard_mutex){+.+.+.}, at: [<c00000000027f884>] .prepare_bprm_creds+0x34/0xa0 [ 953.267700] [ 953.267700] stack backtrace: [ 953.267704] Call Trace: [ 953.267709] [c0000001f0d1b6e0] [c000000000016e30] .show_stack+0x130/0x200 (unreliable) [ 953.267717] [c0000001f0d1b7b0] [c0000000001267f8] .lockdep_rcu_suspicious+0x138/0x180 [ 953.267724] [c0000001f0d1b840] [c0000000001d43a4] .perf_event_comm+0x4c4/0x690 [ 953.267731] [c0000001f0d1b950] [c00000000027f6e4] .set_task_comm+0x84/0x1f0 [ 953.267737] [c0000001f0d1b9f0] [c000000000280414] .setup_new_exec+0x94/0x220 [ 953.267744] [c0000001f0d1ba70] [c0000000002f665c] .load_elf_binary+0x58c/0x19b0 ... This commit therefore adds the required RCU read-side critical section to perf_event_comm(). Reported-by: Adam Jackson <ajax@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl Cc: paulus@samba.org Cc: acme@ghostprotocols.net Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130419190124.GA8638@linux.vnet.ibm.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Tested-by: Gustavo Luiz Duarte <gusld@br.ibm.com>
-rw-r--r--kernel/events/core.c2
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
index 4d3124b3927..9fcb0944f07 100644
--- a/kernel/events/core.c
+++ b/kernel/events/core.c
@@ -4596,6 +4596,7 @@ void perf_event_comm(struct task_struct *task)
struct perf_event_context *ctx;
int ctxn;
+ rcu_read_lock();
for_each_task_context_nr(ctxn) {
ctx = task->perf_event_ctxp[ctxn];
if (!ctx)
@@ -4603,6 +4604,7 @@ void perf_event_comm(struct task_struct *task)
perf_event_enable_on_exec(ctx);
}
+ rcu_read_unlock();
if (!atomic_read(&nr_comm_events))
return;