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Date:   Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:41:03 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] tipc: use skb_unshare() instead in

From: Xin Long <>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 19:37:31 +0800

> In tipc_buf_append() it may change skb's frag_list, and it causes
> problems when this skb is cloned. skb_unclone() doesn't really
> make this skb's flag_list available to change.
> Shuang Li has reported an use-after-free issue because of this
> when creating quite a few macvlan dev over the same dev, where
> the broadcast packets will be cloned and go up to the stack:
> So fix it by using skb_unshare() instead, which would create a new
> skb for the cloned frag and it'll be safe to change its frag_list.
> The similar things were also done in sctp_make_reassembled_event(),
> which is using skb_copy().
> Reported-by: Shuang Li <>
> Fixes: 37e22164a8a3 ("tipc: rename and move message reassembly function")
> Signed-off-by: Xin Long <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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