Patchwork [net-next,3/6] openvswitch: Drop user features if old user space attempted to create datapath

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Submitter Thomas Graf
Date Dec. 13, 2013, 2:22 p.m.
Message ID <e28d8f29aaa038bf4bc98abfc5a4cf054a07586d.1386943635.git.tgraf@suug.ch>
Download mbox | patch
Permalink /patch/301051/
State Awaiting Upstream
Delegated to: David Miller
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Thomas Graf - Dec. 13, 2013, 2:22 p.m.
Drop user features if an outdated user space instance that does not
understand the concept of user_features attempted to create a new
datapath.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Graf <tgraf@suug.ch>
---
 include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h | 10 +++++++++-
 net/openvswitch/datapath.c       | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h b/include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h
index 07ef2c3..970553c 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h
@@ -40,7 +40,15 @@  struct ovs_header {
 
 #define OVS_DATAPATH_FAMILY  "ovs_datapath"
 #define OVS_DATAPATH_MCGROUP "ovs_datapath"
-#define OVS_DATAPATH_VERSION 0x1
+
+/* V2:
+ *   - API users are expected to provide OVS_DP_ATTR_USER_FEATURES
+ *     when creating the datapath.
+ */
+#define OVS_DATAPATH_VERSION 2
+
+/* First OVS datapath version to support features */
+#define OVS_DP_VER_FEATURES 2
 
 enum ovs_datapath_cmd {
 	OVS_DP_CMD_UNSPEC,
diff --git a/net/openvswitch/datapath.c b/net/openvswitch/datapath.c
index 95d4424..8eaa39a 100644
--- a/net/openvswitch/datapath.c
+++ b/net/openvswitch/datapath.c
@@ -1175,6 +1175,18 @@  static struct datapath *lookup_datapath(struct net *net,
 	return dp ? dp : ERR_PTR(-ENODEV);
 }
 
+static void ovs_dp_reset_user_features(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
+{
+	struct datapath *dp;
+
+	dp = lookup_datapath(sock_net(skb->sk), info->userhdr, info->attrs);
+	if (!dp)
+		return;
+
+	WARN(dp->user_features, "Dropping previously announced user features\n");
+	dp->user_features = 0;
+}
+
 static void ovs_dp_change(struct datapath *dp, struct nlattr **a)
 {
 	if (a[OVS_DP_ATTR_USER_FEATURES])
@@ -1247,6 +1259,15 @@  static int ovs_dp_cmd_new(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
 		if (err == -EBUSY)
 			err = -EEXIST;
 
+		if (err == -EEXIST) {
+			/* An outdated user space instance that does not understand
+			 * the concept of user_features has attempted to create a new
+			 * datapath and is likely to reuse it. Drop all user features.
+			 */
+			if (info->genlhdr->version < OVS_DP_VER_FEATURES)
+				ovs_dp_reset_user_features(skb, info);
+		}
+
 		goto err_destroy_ports_array;
 	}