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-rw-r--r--mm/mmap.c6
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/mmap.c b/mm/mmap.c
index 40248d84ad5f..bdd19f5b994e 100644
--- a/mm/mmap.c
+++ b/mm/mmap.c
@@ -1781,7 +1781,11 @@ unsigned long mmap_region(struct file *file, unsigned long addr,
merge = vma_merge(mm, prev, vma->vm_start, vma->vm_end, vma->vm_flags,
NULL, vma->vm_file, vma->vm_pgoff, NULL, NULL_VM_UFFD_CTX);
if (merge) {
- fput(file);
+ /* ->mmap() can change vma->vm_file and fput the original file. So
+ * fput the vma->vm_file here or we would add an extra fput for file
+ * and cause general protection fault ultimately.
+ */
+ fput(vma->vm_file);
vm_area_free(vma);
vma = merge;
/* Update vm_flags and possible addr to pick up the change. We don't