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Date:	Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:53:23 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] ipv4: fix a potential use after free

From: Li RongQing <>

pskb_may_pull() maybe change skb->data and make eth pointer oboslete,
so set eth after pskb_may_pull()

Fixes:3d7b46cd("ip_tunnel: push generic protocol handling to ip_tunnel module")
Cc: Pravin B Shelar <>
Signed-off-by: Li RongQing <>
 net/ipv4/ip_tunnel_core.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv4/ip_tunnel_core.c b/net/ipv4/ip_tunnel_core.c
index f4c987b..88c386c 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/ip_tunnel_core.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/ip_tunnel_core.c
@@ -91,11 +91,12 @@ int iptunnel_pull_header(struct sk_buff *skb, int hdr_len, __be16 inner_proto)
 	skb_pull_rcsum(skb, hdr_len);
 	if (inner_proto == htons(ETH_P_TEB)) {
-		struct ethhdr *eh = (struct ethhdr *)skb->data;
+		struct ethhdr *eh;
 		if (unlikely(!pskb_may_pull(skb, ETH_HLEN)))
 			return -ENOMEM;
+		eh = (struct ethhdr *)skb->data;
 		if (likely(ntohs(eh->h_proto) >= ETH_P_802_3_MIN))
 			skb->protocol = eh->h_proto;

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