Update "UBUNTU: SAUCE: suspicious unlocked ->status reading and writing in ipc/sem.c" for 4.10

Bug #1655755 reported by Seth Forshee on 2017-01-11
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linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Andy Whitcroft

Bug Description

This patch was dropped during the rebase to 4.10-rc1 due to conflicts with upstream changes. If this patch is still needed it will need to be updated.

Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Andy, could you take a look at this? I suspect the patch isn't needed but would like confirmation of this from you.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) wrote :

commit b5fa01a22e4ba9e3ca6de7cb94c3d21e42da449c ('ipc/sem: simplify wait-wake loop') implemented a memory barrier in logically the same place, though this section of code was substantially rewritten in v4.10.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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