Commit 1ebebea8 authored by Pavel Emelyanov's avatar Pavel Emelyanov Committed by John W. Linville
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mac80211: Fix race between ieee80211_rx_bss_put and lookup routines.

The put routine first decrements the users counter and then
(if it is zero) locks the sta_bss_lock and removes one from
the list and the hash.

Thus, any of ieee80211_sta_config_auth, ieee80211_rx_bss_get
or ieee80211_rx_mesh_bss_get can race with it by finding a
bss that is about to get kfree-ed.

Using atomic_dec_and_lock in ieee80211_rx_bss_put takes care
of this race.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPavel Emelyanov <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent d1d8f44a
......@@ -2248,10 +2248,13 @@ static void ieee80211_rx_bss_put(struct net_device *dev,
struct ieee80211_sta_bss *bss)
struct ieee80211_local *local = wdev_priv(dev->ieee80211_ptr);
if (!atomic_dec_and_test(&bss->users))
if (!atomic_dec_and_lock(&bss->users, &local->sta_bss_lock)) {
__ieee80211_rx_bss_hash_del(dev, bss);
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