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Date:   Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:57:55 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     tuong.t.lien@...tech.com.au
Cc:     jmaloy@...hat.com, maloy@...jonn.com, ying.xue@...driver.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, tipc-discussion@...ts.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [net] tipc: fix link overflow issue at socket shutdown

From: Tuong Lien <tuong.t.lien@...tech.com.au>
Date: Wed,  8 Jan 2020 09:18:15 +0700

> When a socket is suddenly shutdown or released, it will reject all the
> unreceived messages in its receive queue. This applies to a connected
> socket too, whereas there is only one 'FIN' message required to be sent
> back to its peer in this case.
> 
> In case there are many messages in the queue and/or some connections
> with such messages are shutdown at the same time, the link layer will
> easily get overflowed at the 'TIPC_SYSTEM_IMPORTANCE' backlog level
> because of the message rejections. As a result, the link will be taken
> down. Moreover, immediately when the link is re-established, the socket
> layer can continue to reject the messages and the same issue happens...
> 
> The commit refactors the '__tipc_shutdown()' function to only send one
> 'FIN' in the situation mentioned above. For the connectionless case, it
> is unavoidable but usually there is no rejections for such socket
> messages because they are 'dest-droppable' by default.
> 
> In addition, the new code makes the other socket states clear
> (e.g.'TIPC_LISTEN') and treats as a separate case to avoid misbehaving.
> 
> Acked-by: Ying Xue <ying.xue@...driver.com>
> Acked-by: Jon Maloy <jon.maloy@...csson.com>
> Signed-off-by: Tuong Lien <tuong.t.lien@...tech.com.au>

Applied.

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