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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 21:36:41 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:, Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: [PATCH net-next] ipv6: set msg_control_is_user in do_ipv6_getsockopt

While do_ipv6_getsockopt does not call the high-level recvmsg helper,
the msghdr eventually ends up being passed to put_cmsg anyway, and thus
needs msg_control_is_user set to the proper value.

Fixes: 1f466e1f15cf ("net: cleanly handle kernel vs user buffers for ->msg_control")
Reported-by: Eric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
 net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c b/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
index 18d05403d3b52..a0e50cc57e545 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
@@ -1075,6 +1075,7 @@ static int do_ipv6_getsockopt(struct sock *sk, int level, int optname,
 		msg.msg_control = optval;
 		msg.msg_controllen = len;
 		msg.msg_flags = flags;
+		msg.msg_control_is_user = true;
 		skb = np->pktoptions;

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