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Date:   Sun, 12 Apr 2020 21:05:08 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] mptcp: fix double-unlock in mptcp_poll

From: Florian Westphal <>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 21:05:01 +0200

> mptcp_connect/28740 is trying to release lock (sk_lock-AF_INET) at:
> [<ffffffff82c15869>] mptcp_poll+0xb9/0x550
> but there are no more locks to release!
> Call Trace:
>  lock_release+0x50f/0x750
>  release_sock+0x171/0x1b0
>  mptcp_poll+0xb9/0x550
>  sock_poll+0x157/0x470
>  ? get_net_ns+0xb0/0xb0
>  do_sys_poll+0x63c/0xdd0
> Problem is that __mptcp_tcp_fallback() releases the mptcp socket lock,
> but after recent change it doesn't do this in all of its return paths.
> To fix this, remove the unlock from __mptcp_tcp_fallback() and
> always do the unlock in the caller.
> Also add a small comment as to why we have this
> __mptcp_needs_tcp_fallback().
> Fixes: 0b4f33def7bbde ("mptcp: fix tcp fallback crash")
> Reported-by:
> Signed-off-by: Florian Westphal <>
> ---
>  NB: Reproducer did not trigger for me, so i can't be 100% sure,
>  but looking at the 'Fixes' commit the change to
>  __mptcp_needs_tcp_fallback was broken.

Applied, thanks Florian.

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