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Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:53:31 -0400
From: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@...lfernandes.org>
To: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@...lfernandes.org>,
	keescook@...omium.org,
	kernel-team@...roid.com,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
Subject: [PATCH] Convert struct pid count to refcount_t

struct pid's count is an atomic_t field used as a refcount. Use
refcount_t for it which is basically atomic_t but does additional
checking to prevent use-after-free bugs. No change in behavior if
CONFIG_REFCOUNT_FULL=n.

Cc: keescook@...omium.org
Cc: kernel-team@...roid.com
Cc: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <joel@...lfernandes.org>

---
 include/linux/pid.h | 5 +++--
 kernel/pid.c        | 8 ++++----
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/pid.h b/include/linux/pid.h
index 14a9a39da9c7..8cb86d377ff5 100644
--- a/include/linux/pid.h
+++ b/include/linux/pid.h
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@
 #define _LINUX_PID_H
 
 #include <linux/rculist.h>
+#include <linux/refcount.h>
 
 enum pid_type
 {
@@ -56,7 +57,7 @@ struct upid {
 
 struct pid
 {
-	atomic_t count;
+	refcount_t count;
 	unsigned int level;
 	/* lists of tasks that use this pid */
 	struct hlist_head tasks[PIDTYPE_MAX];
@@ -69,7 +70,7 @@ extern struct pid init_struct_pid;
 static inline struct pid *get_pid(struct pid *pid)
 {
 	if (pid)
-		atomic_inc(&pid->count);
+		refcount_inc(&pid->count);
 	return pid;
 }
 
diff --git a/kernel/pid.c b/kernel/pid.c
index 20881598bdfa..2095c7da644d 100644
--- a/kernel/pid.c
+++ b/kernel/pid.c
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
 #include <linux/init_task.h>
 #include <linux/syscalls.h>
 #include <linux/proc_ns.h>
-#include <linux/proc_fs.h>
+#include <linux/refcount.h>
 #include <linux/sched/task.h>
 #include <linux/idr.h>
 
@@ -106,8 +106,8 @@ void put_pid(struct pid *pid)
 		return;
 
 	ns = pid->numbers[pid->level].ns;
-	if ((atomic_read(&pid->count) == 1) ||
-	     atomic_dec_and_test(&pid->count)) {
+	if ((refcount_read(&pid->count) == 1) ||
+	     refcount_dec_and_test(&pid->count)) {
 		kmem_cache_free(ns->pid_cachep, pid);
 		put_pid_ns(ns);
 	}
@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ struct pid *alloc_pid(struct pid_namespace *ns)
 	}
 
 	get_pid_ns(ns);
-	atomic_set(&pid->count, 1);
+	refcount_set(&pid->count, 1);
 	for (type = 0; type < PIDTYPE_MAX; ++type)
 		INIT_HLIST_HEAD(&pid->tasks[type]);
 
-- 
2.21.0.392.gf8f6787159e-goog

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