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Date:   Fri,  1 May 2020 15:20:51 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, Nicolai Stange <nstange@...e.de>,
        Stefano Brivio <sbrivio@...hat.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
Subject: [PATCH 4.4 03/70] net: ipv4: emulate READ_ONCE() on ->hdrincl bit-field in raw_sendmsg()

From: Nicolai Stange <nstange@...e.de>

commit 20b50d79974ea3192e8c3ab7faf4e536e5f14d8f upstream.

Commit 8f659a03a0ba ("net: ipv4: fix for a race condition in
raw_sendmsg") fixed the issue of possibly inconsistent ->hdrincl handling
due to concurrent updates by reading this bit-field member into a local
variable and using the thus stabilized value in subsequent tests.

However, aforementioned commit also adds the (correct) comment that

  /* hdrincl should be READ_ONCE(inet->hdrincl)
   * but READ_ONCE() doesn't work with bit fields
   */

because as it stands, the compiler is free to shortcut or even eliminate
the local variable at its will.

Note that I have not seen anything like this happening in reality and thus,
the concern is a theoretical one.

However, in order to be on the safe side, emulate a READ_ONCE() on the
bit-field by doing it on the local 'hdrincl' variable itself:

	int hdrincl = inet->hdrincl;
	hdrincl = READ_ONCE(hdrincl);

This breaks the chain in the sense that the compiler is not allowed
to replace subsequent reads from hdrincl with reloads from inet->hdrincl.

Fixes: 8f659a03a0ba ("net: ipv4: fix for a race condition in raw_sendmsg")
Signed-off-by: Nicolai Stange <nstange@...e.de>
Reviewed-by: Stefano Brivio <sbrivio@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 net/ipv4/raw.c |    4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/net/ipv4/raw.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/raw.c
@@ -507,9 +507,11 @@ static int raw_sendmsg(struct sock *sk,
 		goto out;
 
 	/* hdrincl should be READ_ONCE(inet->hdrincl)
-	 * but READ_ONCE() doesn't work with bit fields
+	 * but READ_ONCE() doesn't work with bit fields.
+	 * Doing this indirectly yields the same result.
 	 */
 	hdrincl = inet->hdrincl;
+	hdrincl = READ_ONCE(hdrincl);
 	/*
 	 *	Check the flags.
 	 */


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