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Date:   Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:15:26 +0900
From:   Taehee Yoo <ap420073@...il.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, jiri@...lanox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] netdevsim: fix unbalaced locking in nsim_create()

On Tue, 21 Jul 2020 at 02:57, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org> wrote:
>

Hi Jakub,
Thank you for your review!

> On Sat, 18 Jul 2020 06:49:21 +0000 Taehee Yoo wrote:
> > In the nsim_create(), rtnl_lock() is called before nsim_bpf_init().
> > If nsim_bpf_init() is failed, rtnl_unlock() should be called,
> > but it isn't called.
> > So, unbalanced locking would occur.
> >
> > Fixes: e05b2d141fef ("netdevsim: move netdev creation/destruction to dev probe")
> > Signed-off-by: Taehee Yoo <ap420073@...il.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/netdevsim/netdev.c | 2 +-
> >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/netdevsim/netdev.c b/drivers/net/netdevsim/netdev.c
> > index 2908e0a0d6e1..b2a67a88b6ee 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/netdevsim/netdev.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/netdevsim/netdev.c
> > @@ -316,8 +316,8 @@ nsim_create(struct nsim_dev *nsim_dev, struct nsim_dev_port *nsim_dev_port)
> >  err_ipsec_teardown:
> >       nsim_ipsec_teardown(ns);
> >       nsim_bpf_uninit(ns);
> > -     rtnl_unlock();
> >  err_free_netdev:
>
> Could you rename this label err_unlock, since it's not pointing to
> free_netdev any more?
>

I will send a v2 patch to change the label name.

Thanks a lot!
Taehee Yoo

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