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From: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: sctp: Fix IPv6 ancestor_size calc in sctp_copy_descendant
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 21:16:29 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

From: Henry Ptasinski <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:12:11 +0000

> When calculating ancestor_size with IPv6 enabled, simply using
> sizeof(struct ipv6_pinfo) doesn't account for extra bytes needed for
> alignment in the struct sctp6_sock. On x86, there aren't any extra
> bytes, but on ARM the ipv6_pinfo structure is aligned on an 8-byte
> boundary so there were 4 pad bytes that were omitted from the
> ancestor_size calculation.  This would lead to corruption of the
> pd_lobby pointers, causing an oops when trying to free the sctp
> structure on socket close.
> Fixes: 636d25d557d1 ("sctp: not copy sctp_sock pd_lobby in sctp_copy_descendant")
> Signed-off-by: Henry Ptasinski <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thank you.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-20 21:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-18  1:56 [PATCH] net: sctp: Fix IPv6 ancestor_size calc in sctp_copy_descendant Henry Ptasinski
2020-09-18 13:29 ` Marcelo Ricardo Leitner
2020-09-19  0:12   ` [PATCH v2] " Henry Ptasinski
2020-09-19  2:05     ` Marcelo Ricardo Leitner
2020-09-20 21:16     ` David Miller [this message]

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