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Date:	Wed, 02 Dec 2015 23:38:21 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ipv6: add complete rcu protection around np->opt

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:37:57 -0800

> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> This patch addresses multiple problems :
> UDP/RAW sendmsg() need to get a stable struct ipv6_txoptions
> while socket is not locked : Other threads can change np->opt
> concurrently. Dmitry posted a syzkaller
> ( program desmonstrating
> use-after-free.
> Starting with TCP/DCCP lockless listeners, tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock()
> and dccp_v6_request_recv_sock() also need to use RCU protection
> to dereference np->opt once (before calling ipv6_dup_options())
> This patch adds full RCU protection to np->opt
> Reported-by: Dmitry Vyukov <>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.
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