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Date:	Wed, 12 Mar 2008 15:00:20 -0700
From:	Sridhar Samudrala <sri@...ibm.com>
To:	Vlad Yasevich <vladislav.yasevich@...com>
Cc:	lksctp-developers <lksctp-developers@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
	Linux Netdev List <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] [SCTP]: Fix a race between module load and protosw
	access

Vlad,

See my comments inline.

Thanks
Sridhar

On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 10:16 -0400, Vlad Yasevich wrote:
> [Can folks please review this.  It solves the crashes I and others ]
> [have been seeing, but I want to make sure nothing else got goofed.]
> 
> There is a race is SCTP between the loading of the module
> and the access by the socket layer to the protocol functions.
> In particular, a list of addresses that SCTP maintains is
> not initialized prior to the registration with the protosw.
> Thus it is possible for a user application to gain access
> to SCTP functions before everything has been initialized.
> The problem shows up as odd crashes during connection
> initialization when we try to access the SCTP address list.
> 
> The solution is to re-factor how we do registration and
> initialize the lists prior to registering with the protosw.
> Care must be taken since the address list initialization
> depends on some other pieces of SCTP initialization.  Also
> the clean-up in case of failure now also needs to be refactored.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <vladislav.yasevich@...com>
> ---
>  include/net/sctp/sctp.h |   12 +++--
>  net/sctp/ipv6.c         |   32 ++++++++-----
>  net/sctp/protocol.c     |  117 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
>  3 files changed, 104 insertions(+), 57 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/net/sctp/sctp.h b/include/net/sctp/sctp.h
> index 57df27f..53aa5e1 100644
> --- a/include/net/sctp/sctp.h
> +++ b/include/net/sctp/sctp.h
> @@ -380,15 +380,19 @@ static inline int sctp_sysctl_jiffies_ms(ctl_table *table, int __user *name, int
> 
>  #if defined(CONFIG_IPV6) || defined(CONFIG_IPV6_MODULE)
> 
> -int sctp_v6_init(void);
> -void sctp_v6_exit(void);
> +int sctp_v6_pf_init(void);
> +void sctp_v6_pf_exit(void);
> +int sctp_v6_protosw_init(void);
> +void sctp_v6_protosw_exit(void);
>  int sctp_v6_add_protocol(void);
>  void sctp_v6_del_protocol(void);
> 
>  #else /* #ifdef defined(CONFIG_IPV6) */
> 
> -static inline int sctp_v6_init(void) { return 0; }
> -static inline void sctp_v6_exit(void) { return; }
> +static inline int sctp_v6_pf_init(void) { return 0; }
> +static inline void sctp_v6_pf_exit(void) { return; }
> +static inline int sctp_v6_protosw_init(void) { return 0; }
> +static inline void sctp_v6_protosw_exit(void) { return; }
>  static inline int sctp_v6_add_protocol(void) { return 0; }
>  static inline void sctp_v6_del_protocol(void) { return; }
> 
> diff --git a/net/sctp/ipv6.c b/net/sctp/ipv6.c
> index 9aa0733..c7e56db 100644
> --- a/net/sctp/ipv6.c
> +++ b/net/sctp/ipv6.c
> @@ -1014,15 +1014,24 @@ static struct sctp_pf sctp_pf_inet6 = {
>  };
> 
>  /* Initialize IPv6 support and register with socket layer.  */
> -int sctp_v6_init(void)
> +void sctp_v6_pf_init(void)
>  {
> -	int rc;
> -
>  	/* Register the SCTP specific PF_INET6 functions. */
>  	sctp_register_pf(&sctp_pf_inet6, PF_INET6);
> 
>  	/* Register the SCTP specific AF_INET6 functions. */
>  	sctp_register_af(&sctp_af_inet6);
> +}
> +
> +void sctp_v6_pf_exit(void)
> +{
> +	list_del(&sctp_ipv6_specific.list);
> +}

Shouldn't this be sctp_af_inet6? I think Neil's patch removed
sctp_ipv6_specific.

> + 
> +/* Initialize IPv6 support and register with socket layer.  */
> +int sctp_v6_protosw_init(void)
> +{
> +	int rc;
> 
>  	rc = proto_register(&sctpv6_prot, 1);
>  	if (rc)
> @@ -1035,6 +1044,14 @@ int sctp_v6_init(void)
>  	return 0;
>  }
> 
> +void sctp_v6_protosw_exit(void)
> +{
> +	inet6_unregister_protosw(&sctpv6_seqpacket_protosw);
> +	inet6_unregister_protosw(&sctpv6_stream_protosw);
> +	proto_unregister(&sctpv6_prot);
> +}
> +
> +
>  /* Register with inet6 layer. */
>  int sctp_v6_add_protocol(void)
>  {
> @@ -1047,15 +1064,6 @@ int sctp_v6_add_protocol(void)
>  	return 0;
>  }
> 
> -/* IPv6 specific exit support. */
> -void sctp_v6_exit(void)
> -{
> -	inet6_unregister_protosw(&sctpv6_seqpacket_protosw);
> -	inet6_unregister_protosw(&sctpv6_stream_protosw);
> -	proto_unregister(&sctpv6_prot);
> -	list_del(&sctp_af_inet6.list);
> -}
> -
>  /* Unregister with inet6 layer. */
>  void sctp_v6_del_protocol(void)
>  {
> diff --git a/net/sctp/protocol.c b/net/sctp/protocol.c
> index ad0a406..62f271c 100644
> --- a/net/sctp/protocol.c
> +++ b/net/sctp/protocol.c
> @@ -992,6 +992,54 @@ static void cleanup_sctp_mibs(void)
>  	free_percpu(sctp_statistics[1]);
>  }
> 
> +static void sctp_v4_pf_init(void)
> +{
> +	/* Initialize the SCTP specific PF functions. */
> +	sctp_register_pf(&sctp_pf_inet, PF_INET);
> +	sctp_register_af(&sctp_ipv4_specific);
> +}
> +
> +static void sctp_v4_pf_exit(void)
> +{
> +	list_del(&sctp_ipv4_specific.list);
> +}

Same here. should be sctp_af_inet. May be you are working with
a older kernel.
> +
> +static int sctp_v4_protosw_init(void)
> +{
> +	int rc;
> +
> +	rc = proto_register(&sctp_prot, 1);
> +	if (rc)
> +		return rc;
> +
> +	/* Register SCTP(UDP and TCP style) with socket layer.  */
> +	inet_register_protosw(&sctp_seqpacket_protosw);
> +	inet_register_protosw(&sctp_stream_protosw);

return missing here.
> +}
> +
> +static void sctp_v4_protosw_exit(void)
> +{
> +	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_stream_protosw);
> +	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_seqpacket_protosw);
> +	proto_unregister(&sctp_prot);
> +}
> +
> +static int sctp_v4_add_protocol(void)
> +{
> +	/* Register notifier for inet address additions/deletions. */
> +	register_inetaddr_notifier(&sctp_inetaddr_notifier);
> +
> +	/* Register SCTP with inet layer.  */
> +	if (inet_add_protocol(&sctp_protocol, IPPROTO_SCTP) < 0)
> +		return -EAGAIN;

missing return
> +}
> +
> +static void sctp_v4_del_protocol(void)
> +{
> +	inet_del_protocol(&sctp_protocol, IPPROTO_SCTP);
> +	unregister_inetaddr_notifier(&sctp_inetaddr_notifier);
> +}
> +
>  /* Initialize the universe into something sensible.  */
>  SCTP_STATIC __init int sctp_init(void)
>  {
> @@ -1035,8 +1083,6 @@ SCTP_STATIC __init int sctp_init(void)
>  	/* Initialize object count debugging.  */
>  	sctp_dbg_objcnt_init();
> 
> -	/* Initialize the SCTP specific PF functions. */
> -	sctp_register_pf(&sctp_pf_inet, PF_INET);
>  	/*
>  	 * 14. Suggested SCTP Protocol Parameter Values
>  	 */
> @@ -1194,17 +1240,20 @@ SCTP_STATIC __init int sctp_init(void)
>  	sctp_sysctl_register();
> 
>  	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sctp_address_families);
> -	sctp_register_af(&sctp_af_inet);
> +	sctp_v4_pf_init();
> +	sctp_v6_pf_init();
> +	
> +	/* Initialize the local address list. */
> +	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sctp_local_addr_list);
> +	spin_lock_init(&sctp_local_addr_lock);
> +	sctp_get_local_addr_list();
> 
> -	status = proto_register(&sctp_prot, 1);
> +	status = sctp_v4_protosw_init();
> +	
>  	if (status)
>  		goto err_proto_register;

You should change the goto label to match the new call.
> 
> -	/* Register SCTP(UDP and TCP style) with socket layer.  */
> -	inet_register_protosw(&sctp_seqpacket_protosw);
> -	inet_register_protosw(&sctp_stream_protosw);
> -
> -	status = sctp_v6_init();
> +	status = sctp_v6_protosw_init();
>  	if (status)
>  		goto err_v6_init;
same here.
> 
> @@ -1215,19 +1264,9 @@ SCTP_STATIC __init int sctp_init(void)
>  		goto err_ctl_sock_init;
>  	}
> 
> -	/* Initialize the local address list. */
> -	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sctp_local_addr_list);
> -	spin_lock_init(&sctp_local_addr_lock);
> -	sctp_get_local_addr_list();
> -
> -	/* Register notifier for inet address additions/deletions. */
> -	register_inetaddr_notifier(&sctp_inetaddr_notifier);
> -
> -	/* Register SCTP with inet layer.  */
> -	if (inet_add_protocol(&sctp_protocol, IPPROTO_SCTP) < 0) {
> -		status = -EAGAIN;
> +	status = sctp_v4_add_protocol();
> +	if (status)
>  		goto err_add_protocol;
> -	}
> 
>  	/* Register SCTP with inet6 layer.  */
>  	status = sctp_v6_add_protocol();
> @@ -1238,18 +1277,18 @@ SCTP_STATIC __init int sctp_init(void)
>  out:
>  	return status;
>  err_v6_add_protocol:
> -	inet_del_protocol(&sctp_protocol, IPPROTO_SCTP);
> -	unregister_inetaddr_notifier(&sctp_inetaddr_notifier);
> +	sctp_v6_del_protocol();
>  err_add_protocol:
> -	sctp_free_local_addr_list();
> +	sctp_v4_del_protocol();
>  	sock_release(sctp_ctl_socket);
>  err_ctl_sock_init:
> -	sctp_v6_exit();
> +	sctp_v6_protosw_exit();
>  err_v6_init:
> -	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_stream_protosw);
> -	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_seqpacket_protosw);
> -	proto_unregister(&sctp_prot);
> +	sctp_v4_protosw_exit();
>  err_proto_register:
> +	sctp_free_local_addr_list();
> +	sctp_v4_pf_exit();
> +	sctp_v6_pf_exit();
>  	sctp_sysctl_unregister();
>  	list_del(&sctp_af_inet.list);
>  	free_pages((unsigned long)sctp_port_hashtable,
> @@ -1282,23 +1321,21 @@ SCTP_STATIC __exit void sctp_exit(void)
> 
>  	/* Unregister with inet6/inet layers. */
>  	sctp_v6_del_protocol();
> -	inet_del_protocol(&sctp_protocol, IPPROTO_SCTP);
> -
> -	/* Unregister notifier for inet address additions/deletions. */
> -	unregister_inetaddr_notifier(&sctp_inetaddr_notifier);
> -
> -	/* Free the local address list.  */
> -	sctp_free_local_addr_list();
> +	sctp_v4_del_protocol();
> 
>  	/* Free the control endpoint.  */
>  	sock_release(sctp_ctl_socket);
> 
> -	/* Cleanup v6 initializations. */
> -	sctp_v6_exit();
> +	/* Free protosw registrations */
> +	sctp_v6_protosw_exit();
> +	sctp_v4_protosw_exit();
> +
> +	/* Free the local address list.  */
> +	sctp_free_local_addr_list();
> 
>  	/* Unregister with socket layer. */
> -	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_stream_protosw);
> -	inet_unregister_protosw(&sctp_seqpacket_protosw);
> +	sctp_v4_pf_exit();
> +	sctp_v6_pf_exit();

To be symmetric, you could do v6 before v4 just like the
other cleanups.
> 
>  	sctp_sysctl_unregister();
>  	list_del(&sctp_af_inet.list);
> @@ -1317,8 +1354,6 @@ SCTP_STATIC __exit void sctp_exit(void)
> 
>  	kmem_cache_destroy(sctp_chunk_cachep);
>  	kmem_cache_destroy(sctp_bucket_cachep);
> -
> -	proto_unregister(&sctp_prot);
>  }
> 
>  module_init(sctp_init);

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