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Date:   Mon, 7 Sep 2020 08:22:14 +0000
From:   Hoang Huu Le <hoang.h.le@...tech.com.au>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
CC:     "ying.xue@...driver.com" <ying.xue@...driver.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "jmaloy@...hat.com" <jmaloy@...hat.com>,
        "maloy@...jonn.com" <maloy@...jonn.com>,
        "syzbot+d5aa7e0385f6a5d0f4fd@...kaller.appspotmail.com" 
        <syzbot+d5aa7e0385f6a5d0f4fd@...kaller.appspotmail.com>
Subject: RE: [net-next] tipc: fix a deadlock when flushing scheduled work



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 7, 2020 12:57 AM
> To: Hoang Huu Le <hoang.h.le@...tech.com.au>
> Cc: ying.xue@...driver.com; netdev@...r.kernel.org; jmaloy@...hat.com; maloy@...jonn.com;
> syzbot+d5aa7e0385f6a5d0f4fd@...kaller.appspotmail.com
> Subject: Re: [net-next] tipc: fix a deadlock when flushing scheduled work
> 
> On Sat,  5 Sep 2020 11:45:18 +0700 Hoang Huu Le wrote:
> > In the commit fdeba99b1e58
> > ("tipc: fix use-after-free in tipc_bcast_get_mode"), we're trying
> > to make sure the tipc_net_finalize_work work item finished if it
> > enqueued. But calling flush_scheduled_work() is not just affecting
> > above work item but either any scheduled work. This has turned out
> > to be overkill and caused to deadlock as syzbot reported:
> >
> > ======================================================
> > WARNING: possible circular locking dependency detected
> > 5.9.0-rc2-next-20200828-syzkaller #0 Not tainted
> > ------------------------------------------------------
> > kworker/u4:6/349 is trying to acquire lock:
> > ffff8880aa063d38 ((wq_completion)events){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: flush_workqueue+0xe1/0x13e0 kernel/workqueue.c:2777
> >
> > but task is already holding lock:
> > ffffffff8a879430 (pernet_ops_rwsem){++++}-{3:3}, at: cleanup_net+0x9b/0xb10 net/core/net_namespace.c:565
> >
> > [...]
> >  Possible unsafe locking scenario:
> >
> >        CPU0                    CPU1
> >        ----                    ----
> >   lock(pernet_ops_rwsem);
> >                                lock(&sb->s_type->i_mutex_key#13);
> >                                lock(pernet_ops_rwsem);
> >   lock((wq_completion)events);
> >
> >  *** DEADLOCK ***
> > [...]
> >
> > To fix the original issue, we replace above calling by introducing
> > a bit flag. When a namespace cleaned-up, bit flag is set to zero and:
> > - tipc_net_finalize functionial just does return immediately.
> > - tipc_net_finalize_work does not enqueue into the scheduled work queue.
> 
> Is struct tipc_net not going to be freed right after tipc_exit_net()
> returns? In that case you'd be back to UAF if the flag is in this
> structure.
> 
I rework the fix with version 2. In there, I use cancel_work_sync() API to
cancel the specific tipc_net_finalize_work work.
> > @@ -110,10 +111,6 @@ static void __net_exit tipc_exit_net(struct net *net)
> >  	tipc_detach_loopback(net);
> >  	tipc_net_stop(net);
> >
> > -	/* Make sure the tipc_net_finalize_work stopped
> > -	 * before releasing the resources.
> > -	 */
> > -	flush_scheduled_work();
> >  	tipc_bcast_stop(net);
> >  	tipc_nametbl_stop(net);
> >  	tipc_sk_rht_destroy(net);
> > @@ -124,6 +121,9 @@ static void __net_exit tipc_exit_net(struct net *net)
> >
> >  static void __net_exit tipc_pernet_pre_exit(struct net *net)
> >  {
> > +	struct tipc_net *tn = tipc_net(net);
> > +
> > +	clear_bit_unlock(0, &tn->net_exit_flag);
> >  	tipc_node_pre_cleanup_net(net);
> >  }
> >
> > diff --git a/net/tipc/core.h b/net/tipc/core.h
> > index 631d83c9705f..aa75882dd932 100644
> > --- a/net/tipc/core.h
> > +++ b/net/tipc/core.h
> > @@ -143,6 +143,7 @@ struct tipc_net {
> >  	/* TX crypto handler */
> >  	struct tipc_crypto *crypto_tx;
> >  #endif
> > +	unsigned long net_exit_flag;
> >  };
> >
> >  static inline struct tipc_net *tipc_net(struct net *net)
> > diff --git a/net/tipc/net.c b/net/tipc/net.c
> > index 85400e4242de..8ad5b9ad89c0 100644
> > --- a/net/tipc/net.c
> > +++ b/net/tipc/net.c
> > @@ -132,6 +132,9 @@ static void tipc_net_finalize(struct net *net, u32 addr)
> >  {
> >  	struct tipc_net *tn = tipc_net(net);
> >
> > +	if (unlikely(!test_bit(0, &tn->net_exit_flag)))
> > +		return;
> > +
> >  	if (cmpxchg(&tn->node_addr, 0, addr))
> >  		return;
> >  	tipc_set_node_addr(net, addr);
> > @@ -153,8 +156,13 @@ static void tipc_net_finalize_work(struct work_struct *work)
> >
> >  void tipc_sched_net_finalize(struct net *net, u32 addr)
> >  {
> > -	struct tipc_net_work *fwork = kzalloc(sizeof(*fwork), GFP_ATOMIC);
> > +	struct tipc_net *tn = tipc_net(net);
> > +	struct tipc_net_work *fwork;
> > +
> > +	if (unlikely(!test_bit(0, &tn->net_exit_flag)))
> > +		return;
> >
> > +	fwork = kzalloc(sizeof(*fwork), GFP_ATOMIC);
> >  	if (!fwork)
> >  		return;
> >  	INIT_WORK(&fwork->work, tipc_net_finalize_work);

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