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authorFrancesco Ruggeri <fruggeri@aristanetworks.com>2012-01-16 10:40:10 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2012-01-18 16:38:34 -0500
commit013d97e9da1877f1334aa8ff3a19921ebbfe99b5 (patch)
treeed05c2420ea75eb036507d556d46d713ebe3bd9a /net
parent35d87e3325e91ec6bc446bf71f50eccc9a7b3b8f (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-013d97e9da1877f1334aa8ff3a19921ebbfe99b5.tar.gz
net: race condition in ipv6 forwarding and disable_ipv6 parameters
There is a race condition in addrconf_sysctl_forward() and addrconf_sysctl_disable(). These functions change idev->cnf.forwarding (resp. idev->cnf.disable_ipv6) and then try to grab the rtnl lock before performing any actions. If that fails they restore the original value and restart the syscall. This creates race conditions if ipv6 code tries to access these parameters, or if multiple instances try to do the same operation. As an example of the former, if __ipv6_ifa_notify() finds a 0 in idev->cnf.forwarding when invoked by addrconf_ifdown() it may not free anycast addresses, ultimately resulting in the net_device not being freed. This patch reads the user parameters into a temporary location and only writes the actual parameters when the rtnl lock is acquired. Tested in 2.6.38.8. Signed-off-by: Francesco Ruggeri <fruggeri@aristanetworks.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/addrconf.c61
1 files changed, 40 insertions, 21 deletions
diff --git a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
index a225d5ee3c2f..c02280a4d126 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
@@ -502,29 +502,31 @@ static void addrconf_forward_change(struct net *net, __s32 newf)
rcu_read_unlock();
}
-static int addrconf_fixup_forwarding(struct ctl_table *table, int *p, int old)
+static int addrconf_fixup_forwarding(struct ctl_table *table, int *p, int newf)
{
struct net *net;
+ int old;
+
+ if (!rtnl_trylock())
+ return restart_syscall();
net = (struct net *)table->extra2;
- if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->forwarding)
- return 0;
+ old = *p;
+ *p = newf;
- if (!rtnl_trylock()) {
- /* Restore the original values before restarting */
- *p = old;
- return restart_syscall();
+ if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->forwarding) {
+ rtnl_unlock();
+ return 0;
}
if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_all->forwarding) {
- __s32 newf = net->ipv6.devconf_all->forwarding;
net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->forwarding = newf;
addrconf_forward_change(net, newf);
- } else if ((!*p) ^ (!old))
+ } else if ((!newf) ^ (!old))
dev_forward_change((struct inet6_dev *)table->extra1);
rtnl_unlock();
- if (*p)
+ if (newf)
rt6_purge_dflt_routers(net);
return 1;
}
@@ -4260,9 +4262,17 @@ int addrconf_sysctl_forward(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
int *valp = ctl->data;
int val = *valp;
loff_t pos = *ppos;
+ ctl_table lctl;
int ret;
- ret = proc_dointvec(ctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
+ /*
+ * ctl->data points to idev->cnf.forwarding, we should
+ * not modify it until we get the rtnl lock.
+ */
+ lctl = *ctl;
+ lctl.data = &val;
+
+ ret = proc_dointvec(&lctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
if (write)
ret = addrconf_fixup_forwarding(ctl, valp, val);
@@ -4300,26 +4310,27 @@ static void addrconf_disable_change(struct net *net, __s32 newf)
rcu_read_unlock();
}
-static int addrconf_disable_ipv6(struct ctl_table *table, int *p, int old)
+static int addrconf_disable_ipv6(struct ctl_table *table, int *p, int newf)
{
struct net *net;
+ int old;
+
+ if (!rtnl_trylock())
+ return restart_syscall();
net = (struct net *)table->extra2;
+ old = *p;
+ *p = newf;
- if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->disable_ipv6)
+ if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->disable_ipv6) {
+ rtnl_unlock();
return 0;
-
- if (!rtnl_trylock()) {
- /* Restore the original values before restarting */
- *p = old;
- return restart_syscall();
}
if (p == &net->ipv6.devconf_all->disable_ipv6) {
- __s32 newf = net->ipv6.devconf_all->disable_ipv6;
net->ipv6.devconf_dflt->disable_ipv6 = newf;
addrconf_disable_change(net, newf);
- } else if ((!*p) ^ (!old))
+ } else if ((!newf) ^ (!old))
dev_disable_change((struct inet6_dev *)table->extra1);
rtnl_unlock();
@@ -4333,9 +4344,17 @@ int addrconf_sysctl_disable(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
int *valp = ctl->data;
int val = *valp;
loff_t pos = *ppos;
+ ctl_table lctl;
int ret;
- ret = proc_dointvec(ctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
+ /*
+ * ctl->data points to idev->cnf.disable_ipv6, we should
+ * not modify it until we get the rtnl lock.
+ */
+ lctl = *ctl;
+ lctl.data = &val;
+
+ ret = proc_dointvec(&lctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
if (write)
ret = addrconf_disable_ipv6(ctl, valp, val);