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authorGreg Rose <gregory.v.rose@intel.com>2012-02-21 16:54:48 -0500
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2012-02-21 16:56:45 -0500
commit115c9b81928360d769a76c632bae62d15206a94a (patch)
treebbbe349bdf3803439cf3a757b9f2a839726348f5 /net
parent84338a6c9dbb6ff3de4749864020f8f25d86fc81 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-115c9b81928360d769a76c632bae62d15206a94a.tar.gz
rtnetlink: Fix problem with buffer allocation
Implement a new netlink attribute type IFLA_EXT_MASK. The mask is a 32 bit value that can be used to indicate to the kernel that certain extended ifinfo values are requested by the user application. At this time the only mask value defined is RTEXT_FILTER_VF to indicate that the user wants the ifinfo dump to send information about the VFs belonging to the interface. This patch fixes a bug in which certain applications do not have large enough buffers to accommodate the extra information returned by the kernel with large numbers of SR-IOV virtual functions. Those applications will not send the new netlink attribute with the interface info dump request netlink messages so they will not get unexpectedly large request buffers returned by the kernel. Modifies the rtnl_calcit function to traverse the list of net devices and compute the minimum buffer size that can hold the info dumps of all matching devices based upon the filter passed in via the new netlink attribute filter mask. If no filter mask is sent then the buffer allocation defaults to NLMSG_GOODSIZE. With this change it is possible to add yet to be defined netlink attributes to the dump request which should make it fairly extensible in the future. Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <gregory.v.rose@intel.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/core/rtnetlink.c78
1 files changed, 57 insertions, 21 deletions
diff --git a/net/core/rtnetlink.c b/net/core/rtnetlink.c
index 65aebd450027..606a6e8f3671 100644
--- a/net/core/rtnetlink.c
+++ b/net/core/rtnetlink.c
@@ -60,7 +60,6 @@ struct rtnl_link {
};
static DEFINE_MUTEX(rtnl_mutex);
-static u16 min_ifinfo_dump_size;
void rtnl_lock(void)
{
@@ -724,10 +723,11 @@ static void copy_rtnl_link_stats64(void *v, const struct rtnl_link_stats64 *b)
}
/* All VF info */
-static inline int rtnl_vfinfo_size(const struct net_device *dev)
+static inline int rtnl_vfinfo_size(const struct net_device *dev,
+ u32 ext_filter_mask)
{
- if (dev->dev.parent && dev_is_pci(dev->dev.parent)) {
-
+ if (dev->dev.parent && dev_is_pci(dev->dev.parent) &&
+ (ext_filter_mask & RTEXT_FILTER_VF)) {
int num_vfs = dev_num_vf(dev->dev.parent);
size_t size = nla_total_size(sizeof(struct nlattr));
size += nla_total_size(num_vfs * sizeof(struct nlattr));
@@ -766,7 +766,8 @@ static size_t rtnl_port_size(const struct net_device *dev)
return port_self_size;
}
-static noinline size_t if_nlmsg_size(const struct net_device *dev)
+static noinline size_t if_nlmsg_size(const struct net_device *dev,
+ u32 ext_filter_mask)
{
return NLMSG_ALIGN(sizeof(struct ifinfomsg))
+ nla_total_size(IFNAMSIZ) /* IFLA_IFNAME */
@@ -784,8 +785,9 @@ static noinline size_t if_nlmsg_size(const struct net_device *dev)
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_MASTER */
+ nla_total_size(1) /* IFLA_OPERSTATE */
+ nla_total_size(1) /* IFLA_LINKMODE */
- + nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_NUM_VF */
- + rtnl_vfinfo_size(dev) /* IFLA_VFINFO_LIST */
+ + nla_total_size(ext_filter_mask
+ & RTEXT_FILTER_VF ? 4 : 0) /* IFLA_NUM_VF */
+ + rtnl_vfinfo_size(dev, ext_filter_mask) /* IFLA_VFINFO_LIST */
+ rtnl_port_size(dev) /* IFLA_VF_PORTS + IFLA_PORT_SELF */
+ rtnl_link_get_size(dev) /* IFLA_LINKINFO */
+ rtnl_link_get_af_size(dev); /* IFLA_AF_SPEC */
@@ -868,7 +870,7 @@ static int rtnl_port_fill(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
static int rtnl_fill_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
int type, u32 pid, u32 seq, u32 change,
- unsigned int flags)
+ unsigned int flags, u32 ext_filter_mask)
{
struct ifinfomsg *ifm;
struct nlmsghdr *nlh;
@@ -941,10 +943,11 @@ static int rtnl_fill_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
goto nla_put_failure;
copy_rtnl_link_stats64(nla_data(attr), stats);
- if (dev->dev.parent)
+ if (dev->dev.parent && (ext_filter_mask & RTEXT_FILTER_VF))
NLA_PUT_U32(skb, IFLA_NUM_VF, dev_num_vf(dev->dev.parent));
- if (dev->netdev_ops->ndo_get_vf_config && dev->dev.parent) {
+ if (dev->netdev_ops->ndo_get_vf_config && dev->dev.parent
+ && (ext_filter_mask & RTEXT_FILTER_VF)) {
int i;
struct nlattr *vfinfo, *vf;
@@ -1048,6 +1051,8 @@ static int rtnl_dump_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct netlink_callback *cb)
struct net_device *dev;
struct hlist_head *head;
struct hlist_node *node;
+ struct nlattr *tb[IFLA_MAX+1];
+ u32 ext_filter_mask = 0;
s_h = cb->args[0];
s_idx = cb->args[1];
@@ -1055,6 +1060,12 @@ static int rtnl_dump_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct netlink_callback *cb)
rcu_read_lock();
cb->seq = net->dev_base_seq;
+ nlmsg_parse(cb->nlh, sizeof(struct rtgenmsg), tb, IFLA_MAX,
+ ifla_policy);
+
+ if (tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK])
+ ext_filter_mask = nla_get_u32(tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK]);
+
for (h = s_h; h < NETDEV_HASHENTRIES; h++, s_idx = 0) {
idx = 0;
head = &net->dev_index_head[h];
@@ -1064,7 +1075,8 @@ static int rtnl_dump_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct netlink_callback *cb)
if (rtnl_fill_ifinfo(skb, dev, RTM_NEWLINK,
NETLINK_CB(cb->skb).pid,
cb->nlh->nlmsg_seq, 0,
- NLM_F_MULTI) <= 0)
+ NLM_F_MULTI,
+ ext_filter_mask) <= 0)
goto out;
nl_dump_check_consistent(cb, nlmsg_hdr(skb));
@@ -1100,6 +1112,7 @@ const struct nla_policy ifla_policy[IFLA_MAX+1] = {
[IFLA_VF_PORTS] = { .type = NLA_NESTED },
[IFLA_PORT_SELF] = { .type = NLA_NESTED },
[IFLA_AF_SPEC] = { .type = NLA_NESTED },
+ [IFLA_EXT_MASK] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
};
EXPORT_SYMBOL(ifla_policy);
@@ -1509,8 +1522,6 @@ errout:
if (send_addr_notify)
call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_CHANGEADDR, dev);
- min_ifinfo_dump_size = max_t(u16, if_nlmsg_size(dev),
- min_ifinfo_dump_size);
return err;
}
@@ -1842,6 +1853,7 @@ static int rtnl_getlink(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr* nlh, void *arg)
struct net_device *dev = NULL;
struct sk_buff *nskb;
int err;
+ u32 ext_filter_mask = 0;
err = nlmsg_parse(nlh, sizeof(*ifm), tb, IFLA_MAX, ifla_policy);
if (err < 0)
@@ -1850,6 +1862,9 @@ static int rtnl_getlink(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr* nlh, void *arg)
if (tb[IFLA_IFNAME])
nla_strlcpy(ifname, tb[IFLA_IFNAME], IFNAMSIZ);
+ if (tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK])
+ ext_filter_mask = nla_get_u32(tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK]);
+
ifm = nlmsg_data(nlh);
if (ifm->ifi_index > 0)
dev = __dev_get_by_index(net, ifm->ifi_index);
@@ -1861,12 +1876,12 @@ static int rtnl_getlink(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr* nlh, void *arg)
if (dev == NULL)
return -ENODEV;
- nskb = nlmsg_new(if_nlmsg_size(dev), GFP_KERNEL);
+ nskb = nlmsg_new(if_nlmsg_size(dev, ext_filter_mask), GFP_KERNEL);
if (nskb == NULL)
return -ENOBUFS;
err = rtnl_fill_ifinfo(nskb, dev, RTM_NEWLINK, NETLINK_CB(skb).pid,
- nlh->nlmsg_seq, 0, 0);
+ nlh->nlmsg_seq, 0, 0, ext_filter_mask);
if (err < 0) {
/* -EMSGSIZE implies BUG in if_nlmsg_size */
WARN_ON(err == -EMSGSIZE);
@@ -1877,8 +1892,31 @@ static int rtnl_getlink(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr* nlh, void *arg)
return err;
}
-static u16 rtnl_calcit(struct sk_buff *skb)
+static u16 rtnl_calcit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr *nlh)
{
+ struct net *net = sock_net(skb->sk);
+ struct net_device *dev;
+ struct nlattr *tb[IFLA_MAX+1];
+ u32 ext_filter_mask = 0;
+ u16 min_ifinfo_dump_size = 0;
+
+ nlmsg_parse(nlh, sizeof(struct rtgenmsg), tb, IFLA_MAX, ifla_policy);
+
+ if (tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK])
+ ext_filter_mask = nla_get_u32(tb[IFLA_EXT_MASK]);
+
+ if (!ext_filter_mask)
+ return NLMSG_GOODSIZE;
+ /*
+ * traverse the list of net devices and compute the minimum
+ * buffer size based upon the filter mask.
+ */
+ list_for_each_entry(dev, &net->dev_base_head, dev_list) {
+ min_ifinfo_dump_size = max_t(u16, min_ifinfo_dump_size,
+ if_nlmsg_size(dev,
+ ext_filter_mask));
+ }
+
return min_ifinfo_dump_size;
}
@@ -1913,13 +1951,11 @@ void rtmsg_ifinfo(int type, struct net_device *dev, unsigned change)
int err = -ENOBUFS;
size_t if_info_size;
- skb = nlmsg_new((if_info_size = if_nlmsg_size(dev)), GFP_KERNEL);
+ skb = nlmsg_new((if_info_size = if_nlmsg_size(dev, 0)), GFP_KERNEL);
if (skb == NULL)
goto errout;
- min_ifinfo_dump_size = max_t(u16, if_info_size, min_ifinfo_dump_size);
-
- err = rtnl_fill_ifinfo(skb, dev, type, 0, 0, change, 0);
+ err = rtnl_fill_ifinfo(skb, dev, type, 0, 0, change, 0, 0);
if (err < 0) {
/* -EMSGSIZE implies BUG in if_nlmsg_size() */
WARN_ON(err == -EMSGSIZE);
@@ -1977,7 +2013,7 @@ static int rtnetlink_rcv_msg(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr *nlh)
return -EOPNOTSUPP;
calcit = rtnl_get_calcit(family, type);
if (calcit)
- min_dump_alloc = calcit(skb);
+ min_dump_alloc = calcit(skb, nlh);
__rtnl_unlock();
rtnl = net->rtnl;