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Date:   Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:19:00 +0100
From:   Daniel Borkmann <>
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:     John Fastabend <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        netdev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next] bpf: fix sock_map_alloc() error path

Hi Eric,

On 02/14/2018 12:43 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-02-13 at 15:33 -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>> From: Eric Dumazet <>
>> In case user program provides silly parameters, we want
>> a map_alloc() handler to return an error, not a NULL pointer,
>> otherwise we crash later in find_and_alloc_map()
>> Fixes: 174a79ff9515 ("bpf: sockmap with sk redirect support")
>> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
>> Reported-by: syzbot <>
>> ---
> This would apply to net or bpf trees, not -next ones, sorry for the
> confusion in the [PATCH bpf-next] prefix.

No problem, thanks for the fix!

> Bug was added in 4.14

Fixes tag is actually slightly different, it would be:

Fixes: 1aa12bdf1bfb ("bpf: sockmap, add sock close() hook to remove socks")

I can change it if you want, no need to resend.


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