CIFS: Fix a possible memory corruption during reconnect

commit 53e0e11efe9289535b060a51d4cf37c25e0d0f2b upstream.

We can not unlock/lock cifs_tcp_ses_lock while walking through ses
and tcon lists because it can corrupt list iterator pointers and
a tcon structure can be released if we don't hold an extra reference.
Fix it by moving a reconnect process to a separate delayed work
and acquiring a reference to every tcon that needs to be reconnected.
Also do not send an echo request on newly established connections.

Signed-off-by: Pavel Shilovsky <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

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