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Date:   Fri, 9 Oct 2020 11:26:40 -0700
From:   Maciej ┼╗enczykowski <maze@...gle.com>
To:     Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>
Cc:     Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>,
        bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>, Linux NetDev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <borkmann@...earbox.net>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>,
        Lorenz Bauer <lmb@...udflare.com>,
        Shaun Crampton <shaun@...era.io>,
        Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo@...nel.org>,
        Marek Majkowski <marek@...udflare.com>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Eyal Birger <eyal.birger@...il.com>,
        willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next V3 1/6] bpf: Remove MTU check in __bpf_skb_max_len

> > Multiple BPF-helpers that can manipulate/increase the size of the SKB uses
> > __bpf_skb_max_len() as the max-length. This function limit size against
> > the current net_device MTU (skb->dev->mtu).
> >
> > When a BPF-prog grow the packet size, then it should not be limited to the
> > MTU. The MTU is a transmit limitation, and software receiving this packet
> > should be allowed to increase the size. Further more, current MTU check in
> > __bpf_skb_max_len uses the MTU from ingress/current net_device, which in
> > case of redirects uses the wrong net_device.
> >
> > Keep a sanity max limit of IP6_MAX_MTU (under CONFIG_IPV6) which is 64KiB
> > plus 40 bytes IPv6 header size. If compiled without IPv6 use IP_MAX_MTU.
> >
> > V3: replace __bpf_skb_max_len() with define and use IPv6 max MTU size.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>
> > ---
> >   net/core/filter.c |   16 ++++++++--------
> >   1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/net/core/filter.c b/net/core/filter.c
> > index 05df73780dd3..ddc1f9ba89d1 100644
> > --- a/net/core/filter.c
> > +++ b/net/core/filter.c
> > @@ -3474,11 +3474,11 @@ static int bpf_skb_net_shrink(struct sk_buff *skb, u32 off, u32 len_diff,
> >       return 0;
> >   }
> >
> > -static u32 __bpf_skb_max_len(const struct sk_buff *skb)
> > -{
> > -     return skb->dev ? skb->dev->mtu + skb->dev->hard_header_len :
> > -                       SKB_MAX_ALLOC;
> > -}
> > +#ifdef IP6_MAX_MTU /* Depend on CONFIG_IPV6 */
> > +#define BPF_SKB_MAX_LEN IP6_MAX_MTU
> > +#else
> > +#define BPF_SKB_MAX_LEN IP_MAX_MTU
> > +#endif
>
> Shouldn't that check on skb->protocol? The way I understand it is that a number of devices
> including virtual ones use ETH_MAX_MTU as their dev->max_mtu, so the mtu must be in the range
> of dev->min_mtu(=ETH_MIN_MTU), dev->max_mtu(=ETH_MAX_MTU). __dev_set_mtu() then sets the user
> value to dev->mtu in the core if within this range. That means in your case skb->dev->hard_header_len
> for example is left out, meaning if we go for some constant, that would need to be higher.

I think in the past skb->protocol was not guaranteed to be correct -
could be zero...
(with [misconfigured] raw sockets - maybe that's fixed now?)

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