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Date:   Tue, 30 Apr 2019 16:33:28 -0700
From:   Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
To:     YueHaibing <yuehaibing@...wei.com>
Cc:     Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        "weiyongjun (A)" <weiyongjun1@...wei.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>,
        "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        "Li,Rongqing" <lirongqing@...du.com>,
        nicolas dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@...nd.com>,
        Chas Williams <3chas3@...il.com>, wangli39@...du.com,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tun: Fix use-after-free in tun_net_xmit

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 7:44 PM YueHaibing <yuehaibing@...wei.com> wrote:
>
> With SOCK_RCU_FREE tfile is ok ,
>
> but tfile->sk is freed by sock_put in __tun_detach, it will trgger

SOCK_RCU_FREE is exactly for sock and for sock_put(),
you need to look into sock_put() path to see where SOCK_RCU_FREE
is tested.


>
> use-after-free in tun_net_xmit if tun->numqueues check passed.

Why do you believe we still have use-after-free with SOCK_RCU_FREE?

tun_net_xmit() holds RCU read lock, so with SOCK_RCU_FREE,
the sock won't be freed until tun_net_xmit() releases RCU read lock.
This is just how RCU works...

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