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SubjectRe: [PATCH net V3] virtio-net: fix the race between refill work and close
On Fri,  1 Jul 2022 10:06:55 +0800 Jason Wang wrote:
> We try using cancel_delayed_work_sync() to prevent the work from
> enabling NAPI. This is insufficient since we don't disable the source
> of the refill work scheduling. This means an NAPI poll callback after
> cancel_delayed_work_sync() can schedule the refill work then can
> re-enable the NAPI that leads to use-after-free [1].
>
> Since the work can enable NAPI, we can't simply disable NAPI before
> calling cancel_delayed_work_sync(). So fix this by introducing a
> dedicated boolean to control whether or not the work could be
> scheduled from NAPI.

Hm, does not apply cleanly to net or Linus's tree.

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