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Date:   Thu, 27 Oct 2022 19:41:38 -0700
From:   syzbot <>
Subject: [syzbot] upstream boot error: WARNING in genl_register_family


syzbot found the following issue on:

HEAD commit:    23758867219c Merge tag 'net-6.1-rc3-2' of git://git.kernel..
git tree:       upstream
console output:
kernel config:
dashboard link:
compiler:       Debian clang version 13.0.1-++20220126092033+75e33f71c2da-1~exp1~20220126212112.63, GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Debian) 2.35.2

Downloadable assets:
disk image:
kernel image:

IMPORTANT: if you fix the issue, please add the following tag to the commit:

can: controller area network core
NET: Registered PF_CAN protocol family
can: raw protocol
can: broadcast manager protocol
can: netlink gateway - max_hops=1
can: SAE J1939
can: isotp protocol
Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11
Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
Bluetooth: CMTP (CAPI Emulation) ver 1.0
Bluetooth: CMTP socket layer initialized
Bluetooth: HIDP (Human Interface Emulation) ver 1.2
Bluetooth: HIDP socket layer initialized
NET: Registered PF_RXRPC protocol family
Key type rxrpc registered
Key type rxrpc_s registered
NET: Registered PF_KCM protocol family
lec:lane_module_init: lec.c: initialized
mpoa:atm_mpoa_init: mpc.c: initialized
l2tp_core: L2TP core driver, V2.0
l2tp_ppp: PPPoL2TP kernel driver, V2.0
l2tp_ip: L2TP IP encapsulation support (L2TPv3)
l2tp_netlink: L2TP netlink interface
l2tp_eth: L2TP ethernet pseudowire support (L2TPv3)
l2tp_ip6: L2TP IP encapsulation support for IPv6 (L2TPv3)
NET: Registered PF_PHONET protocol family
8021q: 802.1Q VLAN Support v1.8
DCCP: Activated CCID 2 (TCP-like)
DCCP: Activated CCID 3 (TCP-Friendly Rate Control)
sctp: Hash tables configured (bind 32/56)
NET: Registered PF_RDS protocol family
Registered RDS/infiniband transport
Registered RDS/tcp transport
tipc: Activated (version 2.0.0)
NET: Registered PF_TIPC protocol family
tipc: Started in single node mode
NET: Registered PF_SMC protocol family
9pnet: Installing 9P2000 support
NET: Registered PF_CAIF protocol family
NET: Registered PF_IEEE802154 protocol family
Key type dns_resolver registered
Key type ceph registered
libceph: loaded (mon/osd proto 15/24)
batman_adv: B.A.T.M.A.N. advanced 2022.3 (compatibility version 15) loaded
openvswitch: Open vSwitch switching datapath
------------[ cut here ]------------
WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 1 at net/netlink/genetlink.c:383 genl_register_family+0x13c0/0x1540 net/netlink/genetlink.c:414
Modules linked in:
CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 6.1.0-rc2-syzkaller-00189-g23758867219c #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 10/11/2022
RIP: 0010:genl_validate_ops net/netlink/genetlink.c:383 [inline]
RIP: 0010:genl_register_family+0x13c0/0x1540 net/netlink/genetlink.c:414
Code: 5d 41 5e 41 5f 5d c3 e8 5e 74 1b f9 0f 0b 41 be ea ff ff ff eb a2 e8 4f 74 1b f9 0f 0b 41 be ea ff ff ff eb 93 e8 40 74 1b f9 <0f> 0b 41 be ea ff ff ff eb 84 44 89 e1 80 e1 07 38 c1 0f 8c bd ec
RSP: 0000:ffffc90000067820 EFLAGS: 00010293
RAX: ffffffff886c5ba0 RBX: 0000000000000001 RCX: ffff888140170000
RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 0000000000000003 RDI: 0000000000000000
RBP: ffffc90000067950 R08: ffffffff886c4bd3 R09: fffffbfff1c1b606
R10: fffffbfff1c1b606 R11: 1ffffffff1c1b605 R12: dffffc0000000000
R13: ffffffff8c582448 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000003
FS:  0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff8880b9a00000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
CR2: ffff88823ffff000 CR3: 000000000c88e000 CR4: 00000000003506f0
DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000fffe0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
Call Trace:
 dp_register_genl+0x40/0x136 net/openvswitch/datapath.c:2578
 dp_init+0x11a/0x140 net/openvswitch/datapath.c:2707
 do_one_initcall+0x1c9/0x400 init/main.c:1303
 do_initcall_level+0x168/0x218 init/main.c:1376
 do_initcalls+0x4b/0x8c init/main.c:1392
 kernel_init_freeable+0x428/0x5d5 init/main.c:1631
 kernel_init+0x19/0x2b0 init/main.c:1519
 ret_from_fork+0x1f/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:306

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