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From: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 22:12:36 -0700
Subject: ppp: defer netns reference release for ppp channel
commit 205e1e255c479f3fd77446415706463b282f94e4 upstream.
Matt reported that we have a NULL pointer dereference
in ppp_pernet() from ppp_connect_channel(),
i.e. pch->chan_net is NULL.
This is due to that a parallel ppp_unregister_channel()
could happen while we are in ppp_connect_channel(), during
which pch->chan_net set to NULL. Since we need a reference
to net per channel, it makes sense to sync the refcnt
with the life time of the channel, therefore we should
release this reference when we destroy it.
Fixes: 1f461dcdd296 ("ppp: take reference on channels netns")
Reported-by: Matt Bennett <Matt.Bennett@alliedtelesis.co.nz>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: linux-ppp@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Guillaume Nault <g.nault@alphalink.fr>
Cc: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
Signed-off-by: Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
---
drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c | 5 +++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
--- a/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c
@@ -2338,8 +2338,6 @@ ppp_unregister_channel(struct ppp_channe
spin_lock_bh(&pn->all_channels_lock);
list_del(&pch->list);
spin_unlock_bh(&pn->all_channels_lock);
- put_net(pch->chan_net);
- pch->chan_net = NULL;
pch->file.dead = 1;
wake_up_interruptible(&pch->file.rwait);
@@ -2955,6 +2953,9 @@ ppp_disconnect_channel(struct channel *p
*/
static void ppp_destroy_channel(struct channel *pch)
{
+ put_net(pch->chan_net);
+ pch->chan_net = NULL;
+
atomic_dec(&channel_count);
if (!pch->file.dead) {