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From: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb@redhat.com>
To: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org>
Cc: Jones Desougi <jones.desougi+netfilter@gmail.com>,
	Phil Sutter <phil@nwl.cc>, Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-Audit Mailing List <linux-audit@redhat.com>,
	netfilter-devel@vger.kernel.org, twoerner@redhat.com,
	Eric Paris <eparis@parisplace.org>,
	tgraf@infradead.org, dan.carpenter@oracle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5] audit: log nftables configuration change events once per table
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:55:38 -0400
Message-ID: <20210331205538.GJ3112383@madcap2.tricolour.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210331204635.GA4634@salvia>

On 2021-03-31 22:46, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 01:38:59PM -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > @@ -8006,12 +7966,65 @@ static void nft_commit_notify(struct net *net, u32 portid)
> >  	WARN_ON_ONCE(!list_empty(&net->nft.notify_list));
> >  }
> >  
> > +static int nf_tables_commit_audit_alloc(struct list_head *adl,
> > +				 struct nft_table *table)
> > +{
> > +	struct nft_audit_data *adp;
> > +
> > +	list_for_each_entry(adp, adl, list) {
> > +		if (adp->table == table)
> > +			return 0;
> > +	}
> > +	adp = kzalloc(sizeof(*adp), GFP_KERNEL);
> > +	if (!adp)
> > +		return -ENOMEM;
> > +	adp->table = table;
> > +	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&adp->list);
> 
> This INIT_LIST_HEAD is not required for an object that is going to be
> inserted into the 'adl' list.
> 
> > +	list_add(&adp->list, adl);
> 
> If no objections, I'll amend this patch. I'll include the UAF fix and
> remove this unnecessary INIT_LIST_HEAD.

Ok, so it is harmless other than being code noise and overhead, thanks again.

- RGB

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-26 17:38 Richard Guy Briggs
2021-03-29  0:50 ` Paul Moore
2021-03-30 22:53   ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-03-31  0:50     ` Paul Moore
2021-03-31 20:22 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-03-31 20:53   ` Richard Guy Briggs
2021-03-31 20:56     ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-03-31 20:46 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-03-31 20:55   ` Richard Guy Briggs [this message]
2021-04-01 13:24 ` Phil Sutter
2021-04-01 13:34   ` Richard Guy Briggs

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