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Date:   Wed, 1 Mar 2017 15:03:45 -0800
From:   David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com>
To:     Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     andreyknvl@...gle.com, Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [Patch net v3] ipv6: check for ip6_null_entry in
 __ip6_del_rt_siblings()

On 2/27/17 4:07 PM, Cong Wang wrote:
> Andrey reported a NULL pointer deref bug in ipv6_route_ioctl()
> -> ip6_route_del() -> __ip6_del_rt_siblings() code path. This is
> because ip6_null_entry is returned in this path since ip6_null_entry
> is kinda default for a ipv6 route table root node. Quote from
> David Ahern:
> 
>  ip6_null_entry is the root of all ipv6 fib tables making it integrated
>  into the table ...
> 
> We should ignore any attempt of trying to delete it, like we do in
> __ip6_del_rt() path and several others.
> 
> Reported-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>
> Fixes: 0ae8133586ad ("net: ipv6: Allow shorthand delete of all nexthops in multipath route")
> Cc: David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com>
> Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
> Signed-off-by: Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
> ---
>  net/ipv6/route.c | 14 +++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)


Acked-by: David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com>

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