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Date:   Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:36:32 +0100
From:   Jakub Sitnicki <jakub@...udflare.com>
To:     John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>
Cc:     Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>, bpf@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, kernel-team@...udflare.com,
        Lorenz Bauer <lmb@...udflare.com>, Martin Lau <kafai@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v4 02/12] net, sk_msg: Annotate lockless access to sk_prot on clone

On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 08:15 PM CET, John Fastabend wrote:
> Jakub Sitnicki wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 06:18 PM CET, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>> > On 1/23/20 7:55 AM, Jakub Sitnicki wrote:
>> >> sk_msg and ULP frameworks override protocol callbacks pointer in
>> >> sk->sk_prot, while tcp accesses it locklessly when cloning the listening
>> >> socket, that is with neither sk_lock nor sk_callback_lock held.
>> >>
>> >> Once we enable use of listening sockets with sockmap (and hence sk_msg),
>> >> there will be shared access to sk->sk_prot if socket is getting cloned
>> >> while being inserted/deleted to/from the sockmap from another CPU:
>
> [...]
>
>> >>  include/linux/skmsg.h | 3 ++-
>> >>  net/core/sock.c       | 5 +++--
>> >>  net/ipv4/tcp_bpf.c    | 4 +++-
>> >>  net/ipv4/tcp_ulp.c    | 3 ++-
>> >>  net/tls/tls_main.c    | 3 ++-
>> >>  5 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>> >>
>> >> diff --git a/include/linux/skmsg.h b/include/linux/skmsg.h
>> >> index 41ea1258d15e..55c834a5c25e 100644
>> >> --- a/include/linux/skmsg.h
>> >> +++ b/include/linux/skmsg.h
>> >> @@ -352,7 +352,8 @@ static inline void sk_psock_update_proto(struct sock *sk,
>> >>  	psock->saved_write_space = sk->sk_write_space;
>> >>
>> >>  	psock->sk_proto = sk->sk_prot;
>> >> -	sk->sk_prot = ops;
>> >> +	/* Pairs with lockless read in sk_clone_lock() */
>> >> +	WRITE_ONCE(sk->sk_prot, ops);
>> >
>> >
>> > Note there are dozens of calls like
>> >
>> > if (sk->sk_prot->handler)
>> >     sk->sk_prot->handler(...);
>> >
>> > Some of them being done lockless.
>> >
>> > I know it is painful, but presumably we need
>
> Correct.
>
>> >
>> > const struct proto *ops = READ_ONCE(sk->sk_prot);
>> >
>> > if (ops->handler)
>> >     ops->handler(....);

[...]

>>
>> Considering these are lacking today, can I do it as a follow up?
>
> In my opinion yes. I think pulling your patches in is OK and I started
> doing this conversion already so we can have a fix shortly. I didn't
> want to push it into rc7 though so I'll push it next week or into
> net-next tree.

Thanks, John. I'll take a look if there is any access to sk_prot, apart
from the clone path, applicable only to TCP listening sockets that needs
annotating.

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