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Date:   Fri, 22 May 2020 10:22:02 +0200
From:   Jakub Sitnicki <jakub@...udflare.com>
To:     Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
Cc:     Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>,
        bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>, Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        kernel-team <kernel-team@...udflare.com>,
        Petar Penkov <ppenkov@...gle.com>,
        Stanislav Fomichev <sdf@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf] flow_dissector: Drop BPF flow dissector prog ref on
 netns cleanup

On Thu, 21 May 2020 17:53:14 -0700
Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 12:09 PM Andrii Nakryiko
> <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 10:24 AM Jakub Sitnicki <jakub@...udflare.com> wrote:  
> > >
> > > When attaching a flow dissector program to a network namespace with
> > > bpf(BPF_PROG_ATTACH, ...) we grab a reference to bpf_prog.
> > >
> > > If netns gets destroyed while a flow dissector is still attached, and there
> > > are no other references to the prog, we leak the reference and the program
> > > remains loaded.
> > >
> > > Leak can be reproduced by running flow dissector tests from selftests/bpf:
> > >
> > >   # bpftool prog list
> > >   # ./test_flow_dissector.sh
> > >   ...
> > >   selftests: test_flow_dissector [PASS]
> > >   # bpftool prog list
> > >   4: flow_dissector  name _dissect  tag e314084d332a5338  gpl
> > >           loaded_at 2020-05-20T18:50:53+0200  uid 0
> > >           xlated 552B  jited 355B  memlock 4096B  map_ids 3,4
> > >           btf_id 4
> > >   #
> > >
> > > Fix it by detaching the flow dissector program when netns is going away.
> > >
> > > Fixes: d58e468b1112 ("flow_dissector: implements flow dissector BPF hook")
> > > Signed-off-by: Jakub Sitnicki <jakub@...udflare.com>
> > > ---
> > >
> > > Discovered while working on bpf_link support for netns-attached progs.
> > > Looks like bpf tree material so pushing it out separately.
> > >
> > > -jkbs
> > >  
> >
> > [...]
> >  
> > >  /**
> > >   * __skb_flow_get_ports - extract the upper layer ports and return them
> > >   * @skb: sk_buff to extract the ports from
> > > @@ -1827,6 +1848,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(flow_keys_basic_dissector);
> > >
> > >  static int __init init_default_flow_dissectors(void)
> > >  {
> > > +       int err;
> > > +
> > >         skb_flow_dissector_init(&flow_keys_dissector,
> > >                                 flow_keys_dissector_keys,
> > >                                 ARRAY_SIZE(flow_keys_dissector_keys));
> > > @@ -1836,7 +1859,11 @@ static int __init init_default_flow_dissectors(void)
> > >         skb_flow_dissector_init(&flow_keys_basic_dissector,
> > >                                 flow_keys_basic_dissector_keys,
> > >                                 ARRAY_SIZE(flow_keys_basic_dissector_keys));
> > > -       return 0;
> > > +
> > > +       err = register_pernet_subsys(&flow_dissector_pernet_ops);
> > > +
> > > +       WARN_ON(err);  
> >
> > syzbot simulates memory allocation failures, which can bubble up here,
> > so this WARN_ON will probably trigger. I wonder if this could be
> > rewritten so that init fails, when registration fails? What are the
> > consequences?  
> 
> good catch. that warn is pointless.
> I removed it and force pushed the bpf tree.

Thanks for patching it up. I'll keep it in mind next time.

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