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Date:   Wed, 16 May 2018 14:53:32 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] tuntap: fix use after free during release

From: Jason Wang <>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 20:39:33 +0800

> After commit b196d88aba8a ("tun: fix use after free for ptr_ring") we
> need clean up tx ring during release(). But unfortunately, it tries to
> do the cleanup blindly after socket were destroyed which will lead
> another use-after-free. Fix this by doing the cleanup before dropping
> the last reference of the socket in __tun_detach().
> Reported-by: Andrei Vagin <>
> Acked-by: Andrei Vagin <>
> Fixes: b196d88aba8a ("tun: fix use after free for ptr_ring")
> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.

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