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Date:   Thu, 06 Feb 2020 14:01:37 +0100 (CET)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net] net: sched: prevent a use after free

From: Dan Carpenter <>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2020 14:53:30 +0300

> The bug is that we call kfree_skb(skb) and then pass "skb" to
> qdisc_pkt_len(skb) on the next line, which is a use after free.
> Also Cong Wang points out that it's better to delay the actual
> frees until we drop the rtnl lock so we should use rtnl_kfree_skbs()
> instead of kfree_skb().
> Cc: Cong Wang <>
> Fixes: ec97ecf1ebe4 ("net: sched: add Flow Queue PIE packet scheduler")
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>
> ---
> v2: Use rtnl_kfree_skbs() instead of kfree_skb().  From static analysis.
>     Not tested, but I have audited the code pretty close and I think
>     switing to rtnl_kfree_skbs() is harmless.

Applied, thanks Dan.

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