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Date:	Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:16:18 +0400
From:	Pavel Emelianov <xemul@...ru>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Linux Netdev List <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
CC:	devel@...nvz.org, Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	Kirill Korotaev <dev@...nvz.org>
Subject: [NETLINK] Don't attach callback to a going-away netlink socket

Sorry, I forgot to put netdev and David in Cc when I first sent it.

There is a race between netlink_dump_start() and netlink_release()
that can lead to the situation when a netlink socket with non-zero
callback is freed.

Here it is:

CPU1:                           CPU2
netlink_release():              netlink_dump_start():

                                sk = netlink_lookup(); /* OK */

netlink_remove();

spin_lock(&nlk->cb_lock);
if (nlk->cb) { /* false */
  ...
}
spin_unlock(&nlk->cb_lock);

                                spin_lock(&nlk->cb_lock);
                                if (nlk->cb) { /* false */
                                         ...
                                }
                                nlk->cb = cb;
                                spin_unlock(&nlk->cb_lock);
                                ...
sock_orphan(sk);
/*
 * proceed with releasing
 * the socket
 */

The proposal it to make sock_orphan before detaching the callback
in netlink_release() and to check for the sock to be SOCK_DEAD in
netlink_dump_start() before setting a new callback.

Signed-off-by: Denis Lunev <den@...nvz.org>
Signed-off-by: Kirill Korotaev <dev@...nvz.org>
Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@...nvz.org>
Acked-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>

---

--- a/net/netlink/af_netlink.c	2004-10-25 12:12:23.000000000 +0400
+++ b/net/netlink/af_netlink.c	2004-10-28 16:26:12.000000000 +0400
@@ -255,6 +255,7 @@ static int netlink_release(struct socket
 		return 0;
 
 	netlink_remove(sk);
+	sock_orphan(sk);
 	nlk = nlk_sk(sk);
 
 	spin_lock(&nlk->cb_lock);
@@ -269,7 +270,6 @@ static int netlink_release(struct socket
 	/* OK. Socket is unlinked, and, therefore,
 	   no new packets will arrive */
 
-	sock_orphan(sk);
 	sock->sk = NULL;
 	wake_up_interruptible_all(&nlk->wait);
 
@@ -942,9 +942,9 @@ int netlink_dump_start(struct sock *ssk,
 		return -ECONNREFUSED;
 	}
 	nlk = nlk_sk(sk);
-	/* A dump is in progress... */
+	/* A dump or destruction is in progress... */
 	spin_lock(&nlk->cb_lock);
-	if (nlk->cb) {
+	if (nlk->cb || sock_flag(sk, SOCK_DEAD)) {
 		spin_unlock(&nlk->cb_lock);
 		netlink_destroy_callback(cb);
 		sock_put(sk);
-
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