Closed Bug 722570 Opened 12 years ago Closed 12 years ago
Resource .java get Connection Manager/enable TLSConnection Manager is not threadsafe
BaseResource implements an unsafe singleton pattern in getConnection()  Threads (T1, T2, T3) T1 calls getConnectionMonitor() T1 obtains lock on connManagerMonitor T1 connManager == null T1 calls enableTLSConnectionManager() T1 continues until return cm; (connManager == cm#1) T1 is context switched out T2 calls getConnectionMonitor() T2 must wait on connManagerMonitor T2 gets context switched out T3 calls enabledTLSConnectionMonitor() directly T3 connManager = cm#2 T3 gets reference to cm#2 T3 is context switched out T1 returns and has reference to cm#1 T1 exits synchronization block T1 is context switched out T2 obtains the lock for connManagerMonitor T2 sees that connManager != null (set most recently by T3) T2 gets reference to cm#2 A synchronization block around enableTLSConnectionManager() should be sufficient.  - https://github.com/mozilla-services/android-sync/blob/develop/src/main/java/org/mozilla/gecko/sync/net/BaseResource.java#L192
I think this is actually safe, because we aren't depending on the values being the same. But it would be nice to fix.
Assignee: nobody → rnewman
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Assignee: rnewman → nalexander
Whiteboard: [fixed in services][qa-]
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla13
Whiteboard: [fixed in services][qa-] → [qa-]
Product: Mozilla Services → Android Background Services
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