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Date:   Wed, 3 Apr 2019 12:52:43 +0000
From:   Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@...csson.com>
To:     Hoang Huu Le <hoang.h.le@...tech.com.au>,
        "maloy@...jonn.com" <maloy@...jonn.com>,
        "ying.xue@...driver.com" <ying.xue@...driver.com>,
        "tipc-discussion@...ts.sourceforge.net" 
        <tipc-discussion@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [net-next] tipc: add NULL pointer check

Acked-by: Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@...csson.com>

Although "somehow" is not the good term here,- the reason is obvious when looking into tipc_sk_proto_rcv().


> -----Original Message-----
> From: netdev-owner@...r.kernel.org <netdev-owner@...r.kernel.org>
> On Behalf Of Hoang Le
> Sent: 3-Apr-19 02:05
> To: Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@...csson.com>; maloy@...jonn.com;
> ying.xue@...driver.com; tipc-discussion@...ts.sourceforge.net;
> netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Subject: [net-next] tipc: add NULL pointer check
> 
> skb somehow dequeued out of inputq before processing, it causes to NULL
> pointer and kernel crashed.
> 
> Add checking skb valid before using.
> 
> Fixes: c55c8edafa9 ("tipc: smooth change between replicast and broadcast")
> Reported-by: Tuong Lien Tong <tuong.t.lien@...tech.com.au>
> Acked-by: Ying Xue <ying.xue@...driver.com>
> Signed-off-by: Hoang Le <hoang.h.le@...tech.com.au>
> ---
>  net/tipc/bcast.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/net/tipc/bcast.c b/net/tipc/bcast.c index
> 76e14dc08bb9..6c997d4a6218 100644
> --- a/net/tipc/bcast.c
> +++ b/net/tipc/bcast.c
> @@ -769,6 +769,9 @@ void tipc_mcast_filter_msg(struct net *net, struct
> sk_buff_head *defq,
>  	u32 node, port;
> 
>  	skb = skb_peek(inputq);
> +	if (!skb)
> +		return;
> +
>  	hdr = buf_msg(skb);
> 
>  	if (likely(!msg_is_syn(hdr) && skb_queue_empty(defq)))
> --
> 2.17.1

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