[PATCH 8/8] tty: fix race in tty_fasync

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 18:51:54 EST

We need to keep the lock held over the call to __f_setown() to
prevent a PID race.

Thanks to Al Viro for pointing out the problem, and to Travis for
making us look here in the first place.

Cc: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Julien Tinnes <jln@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: stable <stable@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
drivers/char/tty_io.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/tty_io.c b/drivers/char/tty_io.c
index f15df40..c6f3b48 100644
--- a/drivers/char/tty_io.c
+++ b/drivers/char/tty_io.c
@@ -1951,8 +1951,8 @@ static int tty_fasync(int fd, struct file *filp, int on)
pid = task_pid(current);
- spin_unlock_irqrestore(&tty->ctrl_lock, flags);
retval = __f_setown(filp, pid, type, 0);
+ spin_unlock_irqrestore(&tty->ctrl_lock, flags);
if (retval)
goto out;
} else {

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