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Date:   Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:22:21 +0000
To:     "" <>,
        "" <>
Cc:     WANG Cong <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 3.18 12/16] ipv6: reorder icmpv6_init() and

From: WANG Cong <>

[ Upstream commit 15e668070a64bb97f102ad9cf3bccbca0545cda8 ]

Andrey reported the following kernel crash:

kasan: GPF could be caused by NULL-ptr deref or user memory access
general protection fault: 0000 [#1] SMP KASAN
Dumping ftrace buffer:
   (ftrace buffer empty)
Modules linked in:
CPU: 0 PID: 14446 Comm: syz-executor6 Not tainted 4.10.0+ #82
Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996), BIOS Bochs 01/01/2011
task: ffff88001f311700 task.stack: ffff88001f6e8000
RIP: 0010:ip6mr_sk_done+0x15a/0x3d0 net/ipv6/ip6mr.c:1618
RSP: 0018:ffff88001f6ef418 EFLAGS: 00010202
RAX: dffffc0000000000 RBX: 1ffff10003edde8c RCX: ffffc900043ee000
RDX: 0000000000000004 RSI: ffffffff83e3b3f8 RDI: 0000000000000020
RBP: ffff88001f6ef508 R08: fffffbfff0dcc5d8 R09: 0000000000000000
R10: ffffffff86e62ec0 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: 0000000000000000
R13: 0000000000000000 R14: ffff88001f6ef4e0 R15: ffff8800380a0040
FS:  00007f7a52cec700(0000) GS:ffff88003ec00000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
CR2: 000000000061c500 CR3: 000000001f1ae000 CR4: 00000000000006f0
DR0: 0000000020000000 DR1: 0000000020000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000600
Call Trace:
 rawv6_close+0x4c/0x80 net/ipv6/raw.c:1217
 inet_release+0xed/0x1c0 net/ipv4/af_inet.c:425
 inet6_release+0x50/0x70 net/ipv6/af_inet6.c:432
 sock_release+0x8d/0x1e0 net/socket.c:597
 __sock_create+0x39d/0x880 net/socket.c:1226
 sock_create_kern+0x3f/0x50 net/socket.c:1243
 inet_ctl_sock_create+0xbb/0x280 net/ipv4/af_inet.c:1526
 icmpv6_sk_init+0x163/0x500 net/ipv6/icmp.c:954
 ops_init+0x10a/0x550 net/core/net_namespace.c:115
 setup_net+0x261/0x660 net/core/net_namespace.c:291
 copy_net_ns+0x27e/0x540 net/core/net_namespace.c:396
9pnet_virtio: no channels available for device ./file1
 create_new_namespaces+0x437/0x9b0 kernel/nsproxy.c:106
 unshare_nsproxy_namespaces+0xae/0x1e0 kernel/nsproxy.c:205
 SYSC_unshare kernel/fork.c:2281 [inline]
 SyS_unshare+0x64e/0x1000 kernel/fork.c:2231

This is because net->ipv6.mr6_tables is not initialized at that point,
ip6mr_rules_init() is not called yet, therefore on the error path when
we iterator the list, we trigger this oops. Fix this by reordering
ip6mr_rules_init() before icmpv6_sk_init().

Reported-by: Andrey Konovalov <>
Signed-off-by: Cong Wang <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
 net/ipv6/af_inet6.c | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/af_inet6.c b/net/ipv6/af_inet6.c
index ad95905e7a70..552fba77327d 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/af_inet6.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/af_inet6.c
@@ -887,12 +887,12 @@ static int __init inet6_init(void)
 	err = register_pernet_subsys(&inet6_net_ops);
 	if (err)
 		goto register_pernet_fail;
-	err = icmpv6_init();
-	if (err)
-		goto icmp_fail;
 	err = ip6_mr_init();
 	if (err)
 		goto ipmr_fail;
+	err = icmpv6_init();
+	if (err)
+		goto icmp_fail;
 	err = ndisc_init();
 	if (err)
 		goto ndisc_fail;
@@ -1010,10 +1010,10 @@ igmp_fail:
-	icmpv6_cleanup();
+	icmpv6_cleanup();

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