Re: [PATCH V1] fuse: Abort the requests under processing queue with a spin_lock

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Wed May 31 2023 - 07:53:48 EST

On Wed, 31 May 2023 at 11:26, Pradeep P V K <quic_pragalla@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There is a potential race/timing issue while aborting the
> requests on processing list between fuse_dev_release() and
> fuse_abort_conn(). This is resulting into below warnings
> and can even result into UAF issues.

Okay, but...

> [22809.190255][T31644] refcount_t: underflow; use-after-free.
> [22809.190266][T31644] WARNING: CPU: 2 PID: 31644 at lib/refcount.c:28
> refcount_warn_saturate+0x110/0x158
> ...
> [22809.190567][T31644] Call trace:
> [22809.190567][T31644] refcount_warn_saturate+0x110/0x158
> [22809.190569][T31644] fuse_file_put+0xfc/0x104 can this cause the file refcount to underflow? That would
imply that fuse_request_end() will be called for the same request
twice. I can't see how that can happen with or without the locking

Do you have a reproducer?