Patchwork gre: fix netns vs proto registration ordering

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Submitter Alexey Dobriyan
Date Feb. 16, 2010, 5:57 p.m.
Message ID <20100216175744.GA4685@x200>
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Permalink /patch/45553/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Alexey Dobriyan - Feb. 16, 2010, 5:57 p.m.
GRE protocol receive hook can be called right after protocol addition is done.
If netns stuff is not yet initialized, we're going to oops in
net_generic().

This is remotely oopsable if ip_gre is compiled as module and packet
comes at unfortunate moment of module loading.

Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
---

 net/ipv4/ip_gre.c |   19 ++++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

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David Miller - Feb. 16, 2010, 11:14 p.m.
From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 19:57:44 +0200

> GRE protocol receive hook can be called right after protocol addition is done.
> If netns stuff is not yet initialized, we're going to oops in
> net_generic().
> 
> This is remotely oopsable if ip_gre is compiled as module and packet
> comes at unfortunate moment of module loading.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>

Applied to net-next-2.6
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Patch

--- a/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c
@@ -1665,14 +1665,15 @@  static int __init ipgre_init(void)
 
 	printk(KERN_INFO "GRE over IPv4 tunneling driver\n");
 
-	if (inet_add_protocol(&ipgre_protocol, IPPROTO_GRE) < 0) {
-		printk(KERN_INFO "ipgre init: can't add protocol\n");
-		return -EAGAIN;
-	}
-
 	err = register_pernet_device(&ipgre_net_ops);
 	if (err < 0)
-		goto gen_device_failed;
+		return err;
+
+	err = inet_add_protocol(&ipgre_protocol, IPPROTO_GRE);
+	if (err < 0) {
+		printk(KERN_INFO "ipgre init: can't add protocol\n");
+		goto add_proto_failed;
+	}
 
 	err = rtnl_link_register(&ipgre_link_ops);
 	if (err < 0)
@@ -1688,9 +1689,9 @@  out:
 tap_ops_failed:
 	rtnl_link_unregister(&ipgre_link_ops);
 rtnl_link_failed:
-	unregister_pernet_device(&ipgre_net_ops);
-gen_device_failed:
 	inet_del_protocol(&ipgre_protocol, IPPROTO_GRE);
+add_proto_failed:
+	unregister_pernet_device(&ipgre_net_ops);
 	goto out;
 }
 
@@ -1698,9 +1699,9 @@  static void __exit ipgre_fini(void)
 {
 	rtnl_link_unregister(&ipgre_tap_ops);
 	rtnl_link_unregister(&ipgre_link_ops);
-	unregister_pernet_device(&ipgre_net_ops);
 	if (inet_del_protocol(&ipgre_protocol, IPPROTO_GRE) < 0)
 		printk(KERN_INFO "ipgre close: can't remove protocol\n");
+	unregister_pernet_device(&ipgre_net_ops);
 }
 
 module_init(ipgre_init);