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Date:	Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:56:22 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	steve@...idescorp.com
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, kuznet@....inr.ac.ru, pekkas@...core.fi,
	jmorris@...ei.org, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, kaber@...sh.net,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, monstr@...str.eu, karl@...amoto.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Fix oops from tcp_collapse() when using splice()

From: David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:47:41 -0700 (PDT)

> From: "Steven J. Magnani" <steve@...idescorp.com>
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:45:13 -0500
> 
>> tcp_read_sock() can have a eat skbs without immediately advancing copied_seq.
>> This can cause a panic in tcp_collapse() if it is called as a result
>> of the recv_actor dropping the socket lock.
>> 
>> A userspace program that splices data from a socket to either another
>> socket or to a file can trigger this bug.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Steven J. Magnani <steve@...idescorp.com>
> 
> Thanks for fixing this I'll look at your patch more closely
> right now.

Patch applied, thanks Steven!
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