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Date:   Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:14:40 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
To:     David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com>
Cc:     Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>,
        Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@...gle.com>,
        Willem de Bruijn <willemb@...gle.com>,
        syzkaller <syzkaller@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: net: GPF in rt6_nexthop_info

On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 3:09 PM, David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com> wrote:
> On 2/28/17 5:10 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>> David, rt->rt6i_idev can be NULL.
>
> Do you know of an example where rt6i_idev can be NULL - besides the
> null_entry rt which is null only because of init order?


I might have been mistaken, but many points in net/ipv6/route.c test
rt->rt6i_idev being NULL or not before dereferencing it.

Maybe other rts (other than null_entry) share this property.

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