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Date:	Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:54:58 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] af_unix: Guard against other == sk in

From: Rainer Weikusat <>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:37:27 +0000

> The unix_dgram_sendmsg routine use the following test
> if (unlikely(unix_peer(other) != sk && unix_recvq_full(other))) {
> to determine if sk and other are in an n:1 association (either
> established via connect or by using sendto to send messages to an
> unrelated socket identified by address). This isn't correct as the
> specified address could have been bound to the sending socket itself or
> because this socket could have been connected to itself by the time of
> the unix_peer_get but disconnected before the unix_state_lock(other). In
> both cases, the if-block would be entered despite other == sk which
> might either block the sender unintentionally or lead to trying to unlock
> the same spin lock twice for a non-blocking send. Add a other != sk
> check to guard against this.
> Fixes: 7d267278a9ec ("unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue")
> Reported-By: Philipp Hahn <>
> Signed-off-by: Rainer Weikusat <>

Also applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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