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Date:   Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:04:33 -0700
From:   syzbot <>
Subject: [syzbot] possible deadlock in mptcp_close


syzbot found the following issue on:

HEAD commit:    e30cd812dffa selftests: net: af_unix: Fix makefile to use ..
git tree:       net
console output:
kernel config:
dashboard link:
compiler:       gcc (Debian 10.2.1-6) 10.2.1 20210110, GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Debian) 2.35.2
syz repro:
C reproducer:

The issue was bisected to:

commit 2dcb96bacce36021c2f3eaae0cef607b5bb71ede
Author: Thomas Gleixner <>
Date:   Sat Sep 18 12:42:35 2021 +0000

    net: core: Correct the sock::sk_lock.owned lockdep annotations

bisection log:
final oops:
console output:

IMPORTANT: if you fix the issue, please add the following tag to the commit:
Fixes: 2dcb96bacce3 ("net: core: Correct the sock::sk_lock.owned lockdep annotations")

MPTCP: kernel_bind error, err=-98
WARNING: possible recursive locking detected
5.15.0-rc1-syzkaller #0 Not tainted
syz-executor998/6520 is trying to acquire lock:
ffff8880795718a0 (k-sk_lock-AF_INET){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: mptcp_close+0x267/0x7b0 net/mptcp/protocol.c:2738

but task is already holding lock:
ffff8880787c8c60 (k-sk_lock-AF_INET){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: lock_sock include/net/sock.h:1612 [inline]
ffff8880787c8c60 (k-sk_lock-AF_INET){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: mptcp_close+0x23/0x7b0 net/mptcp/protocol.c:2720

other info that might help us debug this:
 Possible unsafe locking scenario:


 *** DEADLOCK ***

 May be due to missing lock nesting notation

3 locks held by syz-executor998/6520:
 #0: ffffffff8d176c50 (cb_lock){++++}-{3:3}, at: genl_rcv+0x15/0x40 net/netlink/genetlink.c:802
 #1: ffffffff8d176d08 (genl_mutex){+.+.}-{3:3}, at: genl_lock net/netlink/genetlink.c:33 [inline]
 #1: ffffffff8d176d08 (genl_mutex){+.+.}-{3:3}, at: genl_rcv_msg+0x3e0/0x580 net/netlink/genetlink.c:790
 #2: ffff8880787c8c60 (k-sk_lock-AF_INET){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: lock_sock include/net/sock.h:1612 [inline]
 #2: ffff8880787c8c60 (k-sk_lock-AF_INET){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: mptcp_close+0x23/0x7b0 net/mptcp/protocol.c:2720

stack backtrace:
CPU: 1 PID: 6520 Comm: syz-executor998 Not tainted 5.15.0-rc1-syzkaller #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 01/01/2011
Call Trace:
 __dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:88 [inline]
 dump_stack_lvl+0xcd/0x134 lib/dump_stack.c:106
 print_deadlock_bug kernel/locking/lockdep.c:2944 [inline]
 check_deadlock kernel/locking/lockdep.c:2987 [inline]
 validate_chain kernel/locking/lockdep.c:3776 [inline]
 __lock_acquire.cold+0x149/0x3ab kernel/locking/lockdep.c:5015
 lock_acquire kernel/locking/lockdep.c:5625 [inline]
 lock_acquire+0x1ab/0x510 kernel/locking/lockdep.c:5590
 lock_sock_fast+0x36/0x100 net/core/sock.c:3229
 mptcp_close+0x267/0x7b0 net/mptcp/protocol.c:2738
 inet_release+0x12e/0x280 net/ipv4/af_inet.c:431
 __sock_release net/socket.c:649 [inline]
 sock_release+0x87/0x1b0 net/socket.c:677
 mptcp_pm_nl_create_listen_socket+0x238/0x2c0 net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c:900
 mptcp_nl_cmd_add_addr+0x359/0x930 net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c:1170
 genl_family_rcv_msg_doit+0x228/0x320 net/netlink/genetlink.c:731
 genl_family_rcv_msg net/netlink/genetlink.c:775 [inline]
 genl_rcv_msg+0x328/0x580 net/netlink/genetlink.c:792
 netlink_rcv_skb+0x153/0x420 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:2504
 genl_rcv+0x24/0x40 net/netlink/genetlink.c:803
 netlink_unicast_kernel net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1314 [inline]
 netlink_unicast+0x533/0x7d0 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1340
 netlink_sendmsg+0x86d/0xdb0 net/netlink/af_netlink.c:1929
 sock_sendmsg_nosec net/socket.c:704 [inline]
 sock_sendmsg+0xcf/0x120 net/socket.c:724
 sock_no_sendpage+0x101/0x150 net/core/sock.c:2980
 kernel_sendpage.part.0+0x1a0/0x340 net/socket.c:3504
 kernel_sendpage net/socket.c:3501 [inline]
 sock_sendpage+0xe5/0x140 net/socket.c:1003
 pipe_to_sendpage+0x2ad/0x380 fs/splice.c:364
 splice_from_pipe_feed fs/splice.c:418 [inline]
 __splice_from_pipe+0x43e/0x8a0 fs/splice.c:562
 splice_from_pipe fs/splice.c:597 [inline]
 generic_splice_sendpage+0xd4/0x140 fs/splice.c:746
 do_splice_from fs/splice.c:767 [inline]
 direct_splice_actor+0x110/0x180 fs/splice.c:936
 splice_direct_to_actor+0x34b/0x8c0 fs/splice.c:891
 do_splice_direct+0x1b3/0x280 fs/splice.c:979
 do_sendfile+0xae9/0x1240 fs/read_write.c:1249
 __do_sys_sendfile64 fs/read_write.c:1314 [inline]
 __se_sys_sendfile64 fs/read_write.c:1300 [inline]
 __x64_sys_sendfile64+0x1cc/0x210 fs/read_write.c:1300
 do_syscall_x64 arch/x86/entry/common.c:50 [inline]
 do_syscall_64+0x35/0xb0 arch/x86/entry/common.c:80
RIP: 0033:0x7f215cb69969
Code: 28 00 00 00 75 05 48 83 c4 28 c3 e8 e1 14 00 00 90 48 89 f8 48 89 f7 48 89 d6 48 89 ca 4d 89 c2 4d 89 c8 4c 8b 4c 24 08 0f 05 <48> 3d 01 f0 ff ff 73 01 c3 48 c7 c1 c0 ff ff ff f7 d8 64 89 01 48
RSP: 002b:00007ffc96bb3868 EFLAGS: 00000246 ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000028
RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 00007f215cbad072 RCX: 00007f215cb69969
RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 0000000000000004 RDI: 0000000000000005
RBP: 0000000000000000 R08: 00007ffc96bb3a08 R09: 00007ffc96bb3a08
R10: 0000000100000002 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 00007ffc96bb387c
R13: 431bde82d7b634db R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000

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