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authorMel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>2012-12-05 14:01:41 -0800
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2012-12-17 10:37:42 -0800
commit78a685beb044864de000a6f7339bce57513172bb (patch)
tree768425b1ce982640ddc3f4690ca9cd43dd6b1bb5 /mm
parentb947fcbcca85da6ad3ec79f6aa86b550f458e049 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-78a685beb044864de000a6f7339bce57513172bb.tar.gz
tmpfs: fix shared mempolicy leak
commit 18a2f371f5edf41810f6469cb9be39931ef9deb9 upstream. This fixes a regression in 3.7-rc, which has since gone into stable. Commit 00442ad04a5e ("mempolicy: fix a memory corruption by refcount imbalance in alloc_pages_vma()") changed get_vma_policy() to raise the refcount on a shmem shared mempolicy; whereas shmem_alloc_page() went on expecting alloc_page_vma() to drop the refcount it had acquired. This deserves a rework: but for now fix the leak in shmem_alloc_page(). Hugh: shmem_swapin() did not need a fix, but surely it's clearer to use the same refcounting there as in shmem_alloc_page(), delete its onstack mempolicy, and the strange mpol_cond_copy() and __mpol_cond_copy() - those were invented to let swapin_readahead() make an unknown number of calls to alloc_pages_vma() with one mempolicy; but since 00442ad04a5e, alloc_pages_vma() has kept refcount in balance, so now no problem. Reported-and-tested-by: Tommi Rantala <tt.rantala@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
-rw-r--r--mm/mempolicy.c22
-rw-r--r--mm/shmem.c26
2 files changed, 16 insertions, 32 deletions
diff --git a/mm/mempolicy.c b/mm/mempolicy.c
index d1e4beffbe1f..458dedef9ee5 100644
--- a/mm/mempolicy.c
+++ b/mm/mempolicy.c
@@ -2009,28 +2009,6 @@ struct mempolicy *__mpol_dup(struct mempolicy *old)
return new;
}
-/*
- * If *frompol needs [has] an extra ref, copy *frompol to *tompol ,
- * eliminate the * MPOL_F_* flags that require conditional ref and
- * [NOTE!!!] drop the extra ref. Not safe to reference *frompol directly
- * after return. Use the returned value.
- *
- * Allows use of a mempolicy for, e.g., multiple allocations with a single
- * policy lookup, even if the policy needs/has extra ref on lookup.
- * shmem_readahead needs this.
- */
-struct mempolicy *__mpol_cond_copy(struct mempolicy *tompol,
- struct mempolicy *frompol)
-{
- if (!mpol_needs_cond_ref(frompol))
- return frompol;
-
- *tompol = *frompol;
- tompol->flags &= ~MPOL_F_SHARED; /* copy doesn't need unref */
- __mpol_put(frompol);
- return tompol;
-}
-
/* Slow path of a mempolicy comparison */
bool __mpol_equal(struct mempolicy *a, struct mempolicy *b)
{
diff --git a/mm/shmem.c b/mm/shmem.c
index a859b06d573f..a409bd817819 100644
--- a/mm/shmem.c
+++ b/mm/shmem.c
@@ -798,24 +798,28 @@ static struct mempolicy *shmem_get_sbmpol(struct shmem_sb_info *sbinfo)
static struct page *shmem_swapin(swp_entry_t swap, gfp_t gfp,
struct shmem_inode_info *info, pgoff_t index)
{
- struct mempolicy mpol, *spol;
struct vm_area_struct pvma;
-
- spol = mpol_cond_copy(&mpol,
- mpol_shared_policy_lookup(&info->policy, index));
+ struct page *page;
/* Create a pseudo vma that just contains the policy */
pvma.vm_start = 0;
pvma.vm_pgoff = index;
pvma.vm_ops = NULL;
- pvma.vm_policy = spol;
- return swapin_readahead(swap, gfp, &pvma, 0);
+ pvma.vm_policy = mpol_shared_policy_lookup(&info->policy, index);
+
+ page = swapin_readahead(swap, gfp, &pvma, 0);
+
+ /* Drop reference taken by mpol_shared_policy_lookup() */
+ mpol_cond_put(pvma.vm_policy);
+
+ return page;
}
static struct page *shmem_alloc_page(gfp_t gfp,
struct shmem_inode_info *info, pgoff_t index)
{
struct vm_area_struct pvma;
+ struct page *page;
/* Create a pseudo vma that just contains the policy */
pvma.vm_start = 0;
@@ -823,10 +827,12 @@ static struct page *shmem_alloc_page(gfp_t gfp,
pvma.vm_ops = NULL;
pvma.vm_policy = mpol_shared_policy_lookup(&info->policy, index);
- /*
- * alloc_page_vma() will drop the shared policy reference
- */
- return alloc_page_vma(gfp, &pvma, 0);
+ page = alloc_page_vma(gfp, &pvma, 0);
+
+ /* Drop reference taken by mpol_shared_policy_lookup() */
+ mpol_cond_put(pvma.vm_policy);
+
+ return page;
}
#else /* !CONFIG_NUMA */
#ifdef CONFIG_TMPFS