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Date:   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:58:43 -0700
From:   Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     Yue Haibing <yuehaibing@...wei.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>,
        "Li,Rongqing" <lirongqing@...du.com>,
        Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@...nd.com>,
        Chas Williams <3chas3@...il.com>, wangli39@...du.com,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tun: Fix use-after-free in tun_net_xmit

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 7:55 AM Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com> wrote:
> The problem seems real enough, but an extra synchronize_net on tun_attach
> might be a problem, slowing guest startup significantly.
> Better ideas?

Yes, I proposed the following patch in the other thread.

diff --git a/drivers/net/tun.c b/drivers/net/tun.c
index e9ca1c088d0b..31c3210288cb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/tun.c
+++ b/drivers/net/tun.c
@@ -3431,6 +3431,7 @@ static int tun_chr_open(struct inode *inode,
struct file * file)
        file->private_data = tfile;
        INIT_LIST_HEAD(&tfile->next);

+       sock_set_flag(&tfile->sk, SOCK_RCU_FREE);
        sock_set_flag(&tfile->sk, SOCK_ZEROCOPY);

        return 0;

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