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From: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ravb: Fix use-after-free ravb_tstamp_skb
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:19:39 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Simon Horman <>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:17:02 +0200

> From: Tho Vu <>
> When a Tx timestamp is requested, a pointer to the skb is stored in the
> ravb_tstamp_skb struct. This was done without an skb_get. There exists
> the possibility that the skb could be freed by ravb_tx_free (when
> ravb_tx_free is called from ravb_start_xmit) before the timestamp was
> processed, leading to a use-after-free bug.
> Use skb_get when filling a ravb_tstamp_skb struct, and add appropriate
> frees/consumes when a ravb_tstamp_skb struct is freed.
> Fixes: c156633f1353 ("Renesas Ethernet AVB driver proper")
> Signed-off-by: Tho Vu <>
> Signed-off-by: Kazuya Mizuguchi <>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <>
> ---
> As this is an old bug I am submitting a fix against net-next rather than
> net: I do not see any urgency here. I am however, happy for it to be
> applied against net instead.

Applied to 'net', thanks Simon.

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2019-08-16 15:17 Simon Horman
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