ipcns: fix use after free in free_ipc_ns()
Xiaotian Feng [Fri, 25 Mar 2011 08:57:01 +0000 (01:57 -0700)]
commit b515498 ("userns: add a user namespace owner of ipc ns") added a
user namespace owner of ipc ns, but it also introduced a use after free in
free_ipc_ns().

Signed-off-by: Xiaotian Feng <dfeng@redhat.com>
Acked-by: "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge.hallyn@canonical.com>
Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@free.fr>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

ipc/namespace.c

index 3c3e522..8054c8e 100644 (file)
@@ -104,7 +104,6 @@ static void free_ipc_ns(struct ipc_namespace *ns)
        sem_exit_ns(ns);
        msg_exit_ns(ns);
        shm_exit_ns(ns);
-       kfree(ns);
        atomic_dec(&nr_ipc_ns);
 
        /*
@@ -113,6 +112,7 @@ static void free_ipc_ns(struct ipc_namespace *ns)
         */
        ipcns_notify(IPCNS_REMOVED);
        put_user_ns(ns->user_ns);
+       kfree(ns);
 }
 
 /*