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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2011-04-28 13:54:06 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2011-04-28 13:54:06 -0700
commit778865a550e7958c1211242cc481f48d46de0f04 (patch)
treed91a4d3b432511936f903ed8cb6022ad0b6102b0 /net
parentb801a4e7092bb869fb5a7d8ee11a9435c5c7b2b1 (diff)
l2tp: Fix inet_opt conversion.
We don't actually hold the socket lock at this point, so the rcu_dereference_protected() isn't' correct. Thanks to Eric Dumazet for pointing this out. Thankfully, we're only interested in fetching the faddr value if srr is enabled, so we can simply make this an RCU sequence and use plain rcu_dereference(). Reported-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c6
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c b/net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c
index 962a607b51da..e13c166824e0 100644
--- a/net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c
+++ b/net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c
@@ -472,13 +472,15 @@ static int l2tp_ip_sendmsg(struct kiocb *iocb, struct sock *sk, struct msghdr *m
if (rt == NULL) {
struct ip_options_rcu *inet_opt;
- inet_opt = rcu_dereference_protected(inet->inet_opt,
- sock_owned_by_user(sk));
+ rcu_read_lock();
+ inet_opt = rcu_dereference(inet->inet_opt);
/* Use correct destination address if we have options. */
if (inet_opt && inet_opt->opt.srr)
daddr = inet_opt->opt.faddr;
+ rcu_read_unlock();
+
/* If this fails, retransmit mechanism of transport layer will
* keep trying until route appears or the connection times
* itself out.

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