Re: [PATCH] net: wireless: ath: ath9k: Fix a possible data race in ath_chanctx_set_next

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Tue May 08 2018 - 10:51:19 EST

Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The write operation to "sc->next_chan" is protected by
> the lock on line 1287, but the read operation to
> this data on line 1262 is not protected by the lock.
> Thus, there may exist a data race for "sc->next_chan".
> To fix this data race, the read operation to "sc->next_chan"
> should be also protected by the lock.
> Signed-off-by: Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@xxxxxxxxx>

I need this reviewed by someone else before I'm willing to take it.

Kalle Valo