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From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>
To: Hawkins Jiawei <yin31149@gmail.com>
Cc: Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@mojatatu.com>,
	Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>,
	Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>,
	Paolo Abeni <pabeni@redhat.com>,
	18801353760@163.com,
	syzbot+232ebdbd36706c965ebf@syzkaller.appspotmail.com,
	syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com,
	Cong Wang <cong.wang@bytedance.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: sched: fix memory leak in tcindex_set_parms
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 09:02:37 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20221115090237.5d5988bb@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20221113170507.8205-1-yin31149@gmail.com>

On Mon, 14 Nov 2022 01:05:08 +0800 Hawkins Jiawei wrote:
> diff --git a/net/sched/cls_tcindex.c b/net/sched/cls_tcindex.c
> index 1c9eeb98d826..d2fac9559d3e 100644
> --- a/net/sched/cls_tcindex.c
> +++ b/net/sched/cls_tcindex.c
> @@ -338,6 +338,7 @@ tcindex_set_parms(struct net *net, struct tcf_proto *tp, unsigned long base,
>  	struct tcf_result cr = {};
>  	int err, balloc = 0;
>  	struct tcf_exts e;
> +	struct tcf_exts old_e = {};

This is not a valid way of initializing a structure.
tcf_exts_init() is supposed to be called.
If we add a list member to that structure this code will break, again.

>  	err = tcf_exts_init(&e, net, TCA_TCINDEX_ACT, TCA_TCINDEX_POLICE);
>  	if (err < 0)
> @@ -479,6 +480,7 @@ tcindex_set_parms(struct net *net, struct tcf_proto *tp, unsigned long base,
>  	}
>  
>  	if (old_r && old_r != r) {
> +		old_e = old_r->exts;
>  		err = tcindex_filter_result_init(old_r, cp, net);
>  		if (err < 0) {
>  			kfree(f);
> @@ -510,6 +512,12 @@ tcindex_set_parms(struct net *net, struct tcf_proto *tp, unsigned long base,
>  		tcf_exts_destroy(&new_filter_result.exts);
>  	}
>  
> +	/* Note: old_e should be destroyed after the RCU grace period,
> +	 * to avoid possible use-after-free by concurrent readers.
> +	 */
> +	synchronize_rcu();
> +	tcf_exts_destroy(&old_e);

I don't think this dance is required, @cp is a copy of the original
data, and the original (@p) is destroyed in a safe manner below.

>  	if (oldp)
>  		tcf_queue_work(&oldp->rwork, tcindex_partial_destroy_work);
>  	return 0;

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-11-15 17:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-13 17:05 [PATCH v2] net: sched: fix memory leak in tcindex_set_parms Hawkins Jiawei
2022-11-15 11:36 ` Paolo Abeni
2022-11-15 11:39   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2022-11-15 17:02 ` Jakub Kicinski [this message]
2022-11-15 18:57   ` Paolo Abeni
2022-11-16  2:44     ` Jakub Kicinski
2022-11-16 12:10       ` Hawkins Jiawei
2022-11-16 13:21         ` Hawkins Jiawei
2022-11-16  7:35   ` Hawkins Jiawei

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