crypto: cryptd - Protect per-CPU resource by disabling BH.

The access to cryptd_queue::cpu_queue is synchronized by disabling
preemption in cryptd_enqueue_request() and disabling BH in
cryptd_queue_worker(). This implies that access is allowed from BH.

If cryptd_enqueue_request() is invoked from preemptible context _and_
soft interrupt then this can lead to list corruption since
cryptd_enqueue_request() is not protected against access from
soft interrupt.

Replace get_cpu() in cryptd_enqueue_request() with local_bh_disable()
to ensure BH is always disabled.
Remove preempt_disable() from cryptd_queue_worker() since it is not
needed because local_bh_disable() ensures synchronisation.

Fixes: 254eff771441 ("crypto: cryptd - Per-CPU thread implementation...")
Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>
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