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Subject[tip: core/entry] ARM: Snapshot thread flags
The following commit has been merged into the core/entry branch of tip:

Commit-ID: 3fe5dec062dfc8344356823457f5f43e0730c074
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/3fe5dec062dfc8344356823457f5f43e0730c074
Author: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
AuthorDate: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 16:30:43
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
CommitterDate: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 21:20:13 +01:00

ARM: Snapshot thread flags

Some thread flags can be set remotely, and so even when IRQs are
disabled, the flags can change under our feet. Generally this is
unlikely to cause a problem in practice, but it is somewhat unsound, and
KCSAN will legitimately warn that there is a data race.

To avoid such issues, a snapshot of the flags has to be taken prior to
using them. Some places already use READ_ONCE() for that, others do not.

Convert them all to the new flag accessor helpers.

Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Acked-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20211117163050.53986-6-mark.rutland@arm.com
---
arch/arm/kernel/signal.c | 2 +-
arch/arm/mm/alignment.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c b/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
index a41e27a..c532a60 100644
--- a/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
+++ b/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
@@ -631,7 +631,7 @@ do_work_pending(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned int thread_flags, int syscall)
}
}
local_irq_disable();
- thread_flags = current_thread_info()->flags;
+ thread_flags = read_thread_flags();
} while (thread_flags & _TIF_WORK_MASK);
return 0;
}
diff --git a/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c b/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
index ea81e89..adbb381 100644
--- a/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
+++ b/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
@@ -990,7 +990,7 @@ do_alignment(unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr, struct pt_regs *regs)
* there is no work pending for this thread.
*/
raw_local_irq_disable();
- if (!(current_thread_info()->flags & _TIF_WORK_MASK))
+ if (!(read_thread_flags() & _TIF_WORK_MASK))
set_cr(cr_no_alignment);
}

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