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From: Willem de Bruijn <willemdebruijn.kernel@gmail.com>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>,
	DaeLyong Jeong <threeearcat@gmail.com>,
	Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru>,
	Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>,
	Network Development <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Byoungyoung Lee <byoungyoung@purdue.edu>,
	Kyungtae Kim <kt0755@gmail.com>,
	bammanag@purdue.edu, Willem de Bruijn <willemb@google.com>
Subject: Re: WARNING in ip_recv_error
Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 14:46:27 -0400
Message-ID: <CAF=yD-+QLz63Z6h5OpC-ar+nHvpCpkVi79h9Vtn=7fzmHCK8Lg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAF=yD-LvZk+gdyf_Kq1j+hoJBmFnTKgR=DResvMAC7tEJCgGJw@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 2:44 PM, Willem de Bruijn
<willemdebruijn.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 1:09 PM, Willem de Bruijn
> <willemdebruijn.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 11:44 AM, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
>>> From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
>>> Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 08:30:43 -0700
>>>
>>>> We probably need to revert Willem patch (7ce875e5ecb8562fd44040f69bda96c999e38bbc)
>>>
>>> Is it really valid to reach ip_recv_err with an ipv6 socket?
>>
>> I guess the issue is that setsockopt IPV6_ADDRFORM is not an
>> atomic operation, so that the socket is neither fully ipv4 nor fully
>> ipv6 by the time it reaches ip_recv_error.
>>
>>   sk->sk_socket->ops = &inet_dgram_ops;
>>   < HERE >
>>   sk->sk_family = PF_INET;
>>
>> Even calling inet_recv_error to demux would not necessarily help.
>>
>> Safest would be to look up by skb->protocol, similar to what
>> ipv6_recv_error does to handle v4-mapped-v6.
>>
>> Or to make that function safe with PF_INET and swap the order
>> of the above two operations.
>>
>> All sound needlessly complicated for this rare socket option, but
>> I don't have a better idea yet. Dropping on the floor is not nice,
>> either.
>
> Ensuring that ip_recv_error correctly handles packets from either
> socket and removing the warning should indeed be good.
>
> It is robust against v4-mapped packets from an AF_INET6 socket,
> but see caveat on reconnect below.
>
> The code between ipv6_recv_error for v4-mapped addresses and
> ip_recv_error is essentially the same, the main difference being
> whether to return network headers as sockaddr_in with SOL_IP
> or sockaddr_in6 with SOL_IPV6.
>
> There are very few other locations in the stack that explicitly test
> sk_family in this way and thus would be vulnerable to races with
> IPV6_ADDRFORM.
>
> I'm not sure whether it is possible for a udpv6 socket to queue a
> real ipv6 packet on the error queue, disconnect, connect to an
> ipv4 address, call IPV6_ADDRFORM and then call ip_recv_error
> on a true ipv6 packet. That would return buggy data, e.g., in
> msg_name.

In do_ipv6_setsockopt IPV6_ADDRFORM we can test that the
error queue is empty, and then take its lock for the duration of the
operation.

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-18 12:08 DaeRyong Jeong
2018-05-18 15:30 ` Eric Dumazet
2018-05-18 15:44   ` David Miller
2018-05-18 17:09     ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-18 18:44       ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-18 18:46         ` Willem de Bruijn [this message]
2018-05-18 18:59           ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-20 23:13             ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-23 15:40               ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-23 18:30                 ` Willem de Bruijn
2018-05-24  8:00                 ` Paolo Abeni

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