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Date:   Tue, 5 Jul 2022 17:46:49 +0300
From:   Vlad Buslov <vladbu@...dia.com>
To:     Ido Schimmel <idosch@...dia.com>
CC:     <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, Maor Dickman <maord@...dia.com>,
        Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...dia.com>, <razor@...ckwall.org>
Subject: Re: Bridge VLAN memory leak

On Tue 05 Jul 2022 at 16:55, Ido Schimmel <idosch@...dia.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 04, 2022 at 06:47:29PM +0300, Vlad Buslov wrote:
>> Hi Ido,
>> 
>> While implementing QinQ offload support in mlx5 I encountered a memory
>> leak[0] in the bridge implementation which seems to be related to the new
>> BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV flag that you have recently added.
>
> FTR, added here:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=279737939a8194f02fa352ab4476a1b241f44ef4
>
>> 
>> To reproduce the issue netdevice must support bridge VLAN offload, so I
>> can't provide a simple script that uses veth or anything like that.
>> Instead, I'll describe the issue step-by-step:
>> 
>> 1. Create a bridge, add offload-capable netdevs to it and assign some
>> VLAN to them. __vlan_vid_add() function will set the
>> BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV flag since br_switchdev_port_vlan_add()
>> should return 0 if dev can offload VLANs and will also skip call to
>> vlan_vid_add() in such case:
>> 
>>         /* Try switchdev op first. In case it is not supported, fallback to
>>          * 8021q add.
>>          */
>>         err = br_switchdev_port_vlan_add(dev, v->vid, flags, false, extack);
>>         if (err == -EOPNOTSUPP)
>>                 return vlan_vid_add(dev, br->vlan_proto, v->vid);
>>         v->priv_flags |= BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV;
>> 
>> 2. Enable filtering and set VLAN protocol to 802.1ad. That will trigger
>> the following code in __br_vlan_set_proto() that re-creates existing
>> VLANs with vlan_vid_add() function call whether they have the
>> BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV flag set or not:
>> 
>>          /* Add VLANs for the new proto to the device filter. */
>>          list_for_each_entry(p, &br->port_list, list) {
>>                  vg = nbp_vlan_group(p);
>>                  list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist) {
>>                          err = vlan_vid_add(p->dev, proto, vlan->vid);
>>                          if (err)
>>                                  goto err_filt;
>>                  }
>>          }
>> 
>> 3. Now delete the bridge. That will delete all existing VLANs via
>> __vlan_vid_del() function, which skips calling vlan_vid_del() (that is
>> necessary to clean up after vlan_vid_add()) if VLAN has
>> BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV flag set:
>> 
>>          /* Try switchdev op first. In case it is not supported, fallback to
>>           * 8021q del.
>>           */
>>          err = br_switchdev_port_vlan_del(dev, v->vid);
>>          if (!(v->priv_flags & BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV))
>>                  vlan_vid_del(dev, br->vlan_proto, v->vid);
>
> Looking at the code before the change, I'm pretty sure you will be able
> to reproduce the leak prior to above mentioned commit:
>
> ```
> -	err = br_switchdev_port_vlan_del(dev, vid);
> -	if (err == -EOPNOTSUPP) {
> -		vlan_vid_del(dev, br->vlan_proto, vid);
> -		return 0;
> -	}
> -	return err;
> ```
>
>> 
>> 
>> The issue doesn't reproduce for me anymore if I just clear the
>> BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV flag when re-creating VLANs on step 2.
>> However, I'm not sure whether it is the right approach in this case.
>> WDYT?
>
> As a switchdev driver you already know about the new VLAN protocol via
> 'SWITCHDEV_ATTR_ID_BRIDGE_VLAN_PROTOCOL' so do we really need the VLANs
> to be programmed again? The VLAN protocol is not communicated in
> 'SWITCHDEV_OBJ_ID_PORT_VLAN' anyway.

In my WIP implementation of 802.1ad offload I just re-create all
existing VLANs in hardware with new protocol upon receiving
SWITCHDEV_ATTR_ID_BRIDGE_VLAN_PROTOCOL notification.

>
> Can you try the below (compile tested only)?

With the patch applied memleak no longer reproduces.

>
> ```
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_vlan.c b/net/bridge/br_vlan.c
> index 6e53dc991409..9ffd40b8270c 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_vlan.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_vlan.c
> @@ -959,6 +959,8 @@ int __br_vlan_set_proto(struct net_bridge *br, __be16 proto,
>  	list_for_each_entry(p, &br->port_list, list) {
>  		vg = nbp_vlan_group(p);
>  		list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist) {
> +			if (vlan->priv_flags & BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV)
> +				continue;
>  			err = vlan_vid_add(p->dev, proto, vlan->vid);
>  			if (err)
>  				goto err_filt;
> @@ -973,8 +975,11 @@ int __br_vlan_set_proto(struct net_bridge *br, __be16 proto,
>  	/* Delete VLANs for the old proto from the device filter. */
>  	list_for_each_entry(p, &br->port_list, list) {
>  		vg = nbp_vlan_group(p);
> -		list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist)
> +		list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist) {
> +			if (vlan->priv_flags & BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV)
> +				continue;
>  			vlan_vid_del(p->dev, oldproto, vlan->vid);
> +		}
>  	}
>  
>  	return 0;
> @@ -983,13 +988,19 @@ int __br_vlan_set_proto(struct net_bridge *br, __be16 proto,
>  	attr.u.vlan_protocol = ntohs(oldproto);
>  	switchdev_port_attr_set(br->dev, &attr, NULL);
>  
> -	list_for_each_entry_continue_reverse(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist)
> +	list_for_each_entry_continue_reverse(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist) {
> +		if (vlan->priv_flags & BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV)
> +			continue;
>  		vlan_vid_del(p->dev, proto, vlan->vid);
> +	}
>  
>  	list_for_each_entry_continue_reverse(p, &br->port_list, list) {
>  		vg = nbp_vlan_group(p);
> -		list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist)
> +		list_for_each_entry(vlan, &vg->vlan_list, vlist) {
> +			if (vlan->priv_flags & BR_VLFLAG_ADDED_BY_SWITCHDEV)
> +				continue;
>  			vlan_vid_del(p->dev, proto, vlan->vid);
> +		}
>  	}
>  
>  	return err;
> ```
>
>> 
>> [0]:
>> 
>> unreferenced object 0xffff8881f6771200 (size 256):
>>   comm "ip", pid 446855, jiffies 4298238841 (age 55.240s)
>>   hex dump (first 32 bytes):
>>     00 00 7f 0e 83 88 ff ff 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
>>     00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
>>   backtrace:
>>     [<00000000012819ac>] vlan_vid_add+0x437/0x750
>>     [<00000000f2281fad>] __br_vlan_set_proto+0x289/0x920
>>     [<000000000632b56f>] br_changelink+0x3d6/0x13f0
>>     [<0000000089d25f04>] __rtnl_newlink+0x8ae/0x14c0
>>     [<00000000f6276baf>] rtnl_newlink+0x5f/0x90
>>     [<00000000746dc902>] rtnetlink_rcv_msg+0x336/0xa00
>>     [<000000001c2241c0>] netlink_rcv_skb+0x11d/0x340
>>     [<0000000010588814>] netlink_unicast+0x438/0x710
>>     [<00000000e1a4cd5c>] netlink_sendmsg+0x788/0xc40
>>     [<00000000e8992d4e>] sock_sendmsg+0xb0/0xe0
>>     [<00000000621b8f91>] ____sys_sendmsg+0x4ff/0x6d0
>>     [<000000000ea26996>] ___sys_sendmsg+0x12e/0x1b0
>>     [<00000000684f7e25>] __sys_sendmsg+0xab/0x130
>>     [<000000004538b104>] do_syscall_64+0x3d/0x90
>>     [<0000000091ed9678>] entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x46/0xb0
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Vlad

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