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Dead lock on NtCreateFile in PsCreateProcessNotifyRoutin

senninsennin Member Posts: 26
edited October 2021 in NTDEV

i have some issue in this scenario
my routine of driver is that:

free work item


workitem routin
ntcreatefile or zwopenfile
KsetEvent(.../* signaled Kevent*/)

but i have deadlock wen ntcreatefile called?
what am i missing?


  • Scott_Noone_(OSR)Scott_Noone_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 3,588


    !process 0 F System

    Find your thread calling NtCreateFile and post it here.


  • senninsennin Member Posts: 26

    sorry for my late

    THREAD ffff800dc136c440 Cid 0004.00d8 Teb: 0000000000000000 Win32Thread: 0000000000000000 WAIT: (WrResource) KernelMode Non-Alertable
    ffffba8680ca7428 SynchronizationEvent
    IRP List:
    ffff800dc1377270: (0006,0478) Flags: 00000884 Mdl: 00000000
    ffff800dc65de010: (0006,0478) Flags: 00000884 Mdl: 00000000
    Impersonation token: ffff958caa481060 (Level Anonymous)
    Owning Process ffff800dc12a0200 Image: System
    Attached Process N/A Image: N/A
    Wait Start TickCount 40117 Ticks: 250 (0:00:00:03.906)
    Context Switch Count 1137 IdealProcessor: 0
    UserTime 00:00:00.000
    KernelTime 00:00:00.281
    Win32 Start Address nt!ExpWorkerThread (0xfffff8074b541120)
    Stack Init ffffba8680ca7fd0 Current ffffba8680ca6f70
    Base ffffba8680ca8000 Limit ffffba8680ca1000 Call 0000000000000000
    Priority 15 BasePriority 12 PriorityDecrement 16 IoPriority 2 PagePriority 5

        Child-SP          RetAddr               Call Site
        ffffba86`80ca6fb0 fffff807`4b40c970     nt!KiSwapContext+0x76
        ffffba86`80ca70f0 fffff807`4b40be9f     nt!KiSwapThread+0x500
        ffffba86`80ca71a0 fffff807`4b40b743     nt!KiCommitThreadWait+0x14f
        ffffba86`80ca7240 fffff807`4b40e61d     nt!KeWaitForSingleObject+0x233
        ffffba86`80ca7330 fffff807`4b40968a     nt!ExpWaitForResource+0x6d
        ffffba86`80ca73b0 fffff807`4b4090f4     nt!ExpAcquireResourceSharedLite+0x4da
        ffffba86`80ca7470 fffff807`4b7f3c03     nt!ExAcquireResourceSharedLite+0x44
        ffffba86`80ca74b0 fffff807`4f667779     nt!SeLockSubjectContext+0x53
        ffffba86`80ca74e0 fffff807`4f66726a     Ntfs!NtfsAccessCheck+0x1f9
        ffffba86`80ca7710 fffff807`4f666f2d     Ntfs!NtfsCheckExistingFile+0xda
        ffffba86`80ca77c0 fffff807`4f666564     Ntfs!NtfsOpenExistingAttr+0xdd
        ffffba86`80ca7880 fffff807`4f6655ca     Ntfs!NtfsOpenAttributeInExistingFile+0x494
        ffffba86`80ca7a70 fffff807`4f5fa44f     Ntfs!NtfsOpenExistingPrefixFcb+0x22a
        ffffba86`80ca7b80 fffff807`4f5fb350     Ntfs!NtfsFindStartingNode+0x3ff
        ffffba86`80ca7c70 fffff807`4f612592     Ntfs!NtfsCommonCreate+0x580
        ffffba86`80ca7f50 fffff807`4b5fa4fe     Ntfs!NtfsCommonCreateCallout+0x22
        ffffba86`80ca7f80 fffff807`4b5fa4bc     nt!KxSwitchKernelStackCallout+0x2e (TrapFrame @ ffffba86`80ca7e40)
        ffffba86`7f9c0220 fffff807`4b498f2d     nt!KiSwitchKernelStackContinue
        ffffba86`7f9c0240 fffff807`4b498d22     nt!KiExpandKernelStackAndCalloutOnStackSegment+0x19d
        ffffba86`7f9c02e0 fffff807`4b498b83     nt!KiExpandKernelStackAndCalloutSwitchStack+0xf2
        ffffba86`7f9c0350 fffff807`4b498b3d     nt!KeExpandKernelStackAndCalloutInternal+0x33
        ffffba86`7f9c03c0 fffff807`4f616f73     nt!KeExpandKernelStackAndCalloutEx+0x1d
        ffffba86`7f9c0400 fffff807`4f5f7924     Ntfs!NtfsCommonCreateOnNewStack+0x5b
        ffffba86`7f9c0470 fffff807`4b5185b5     Ntfs!NtfsFsdCreate+0x274
        ffffba86`7f9c06f0 fffff807`4e7d6ccf     nt!IofCallDriver+0x55
        ffffba86`7f9c0730 fffff807`4e80bbd4     FLTMGR!FltpLegacyProcessingAfterPreCallbacksCompleted+0x28f
        ffffba86`7f9c07a0 fffff807`4b5185b5     FLTMGR!FltpCreate+0x324
        ffffba86`7f9c0850 fffff807`4b519ba4     nt!IofCallDriver+0x55
        ffffba86`7f9c0890 fffff807`4b8e3e5d     nt!IoCallDriverWithTracing+0x34
        ffffba86`7f9c08e0 fffff807`4b7f23ce     nt!IopParseDevice+0x117d
        ffffba86`7f9c0a50 fffff807`4b9014aa     nt!ObpLookupObjectName+0x3fe
        ffffba86`7f9c0c20 fffff807`4b815c8f     nt!ObOpenObjectByNameEx+0x1fa
        ffffba86`7f9c0d50 fffff807`4b81574d     nt!IopCreateFile+0x40f
        ffffba86`7f9c0df0 fffff807`4e80df1f     nt!IoCreateFileEx+0x11d
        ffffba86`7f9c0e90 fffff807`4e80e5ea     FLTMGR!FltpExpandFilePathWorker+0x32f
        ffffba86`7f9c1000 fffff807`4e80a435     FLTMGR!FltpExpandFilePath+0x1e
        ffffba86`7f9c1050 fffff807`4e80aadb     FLTMGR!FltpGetNormalizedFileNameWorker+0x225
        ffffba86`7f9c10d0 fffff807`4e7d24c4     FLTMGR!FltpCreateFileNameInformation+0x2eb
        ffffba86`7f9c1150 fffff807`4e7d3504     FLTMGR!HandleStreamListNotSupported+0x134
        ffffba86`7f9c1190 fffff807`4e7d40a1     FLTMGR!FltpGetFileNameInformation+0x5c4

    thank you a lot

  • senninsennin Member Posts: 26

    @Scott_Noone_(OSR) said:

    !process 0 F System

    Find your thread calling NtCreateFile and post it here.

    Please guide me that what I should do

  • senninsennin Member Posts: 26

    Hi again,
    I fixed :)
    my problem was the order of the call
    my old code is:

    It cause dead lock on my system
    And I still do not know exactly why this problem happend ?

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