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From "Hadoop QA (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-10852) NetgroupCache is not thread-safe
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:49:26 GMT

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Hadoop QA commented on HADOOP-10852:
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{color:red}-1 overall{color}.  Here are the results of testing the latest attachment 
  http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12662925/HADOOP-10852.patch
  against trunk revision .

    {color:green}+1 @author{color}.  The patch does not contain any @author tags.

    {color:red}-1 tests included{color}.  The patch doesn't appear to include any new or modified
tests.
                        Please justify why no new tests are needed for this patch.
                        Also please list what manual steps were performed to verify this patch.

    {color:green}+1 javac{color}.  The applied patch does not increase the total number of
javac compiler warnings.

    {color:green}+1 javadoc{color}.  There were no new javadoc warning messages.

    {color:green}+1 eclipse:eclipse{color}.  The patch built with eclipse:eclipse.

    {color:green}+1 findbugs{color}.  The patch does not introduce any new Findbugs (version
2.0.3) warnings.

    {color:green}+1 release audit{color}.  The applied patch does not increase the total number
of release audit warnings.

    {color:red}-1 core tests{color}.  The patch failed these unit tests in hadoop-common-project/hadoop-common:

                  org.apache.hadoop.ha.TestActiveStandbyElector

    {color:green}+1 contrib tests{color}.  The patch passed contrib unit tests.

Test results: https://builds.apache.org/job/PreCommit-HADOOP-Build/4515//testReport/
Console output: https://builds.apache.org/job/PreCommit-HADOOP-Build/4515//console

This message is automatically generated.

> NetgroupCache is not thread-safe
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-10852
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-10852
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: security
>    Affects Versions: 2.5.0, 2.4.1
>            Reporter: Benoy Antony
>            Assignee: Benoy Antony
>         Attachments: HADOOP-10852.patch, HADOOP-10852.patch
>
>
> _NetgroupCache_ internally uses two _ConcurrentHashMap_s and a boolean variable to signal
updates on one of the _ConcurrentHashMap_s 
> None of the functions are synchronized  and hence is possible to have unexpected results
due to race condition between different threads.
> As an example, consider the following sequence:
> Thread1 :
> {{add}} a group
> {{netgroupToUsersMap}} is updated.
> {{netgroupToUsersMapUpdated}} is set to true.
> Thread 2:
> calls {{getNetgroups}} for a user
> Due to re-ordering, {{netgroupToUsersMapUpdated=true}} is visible, but updates in {{netgroupToUsersMap}}
is not visible.
> Does a wrong update with older {{netgroupToUsersMap}} values. 



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