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From: Ilias Apalodimas <ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org>
To: Yunsheng Lin <linyunsheng@huawei.com>
Cc: Networking <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	Alexander Duyck <alexanderduyck@fb.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Alexander Lobakin <alobakin@pm.me>,
	Jonathan Lemon <jonathan.lemon@gmail.com>,
	Willem de Bruijn <willemb@google.com>,
	Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>,
	Guillaume Nault <gnault@redhat.com>,
	Cong Wang <cong.wang@bytedance.com>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>,
	Matteo Croce <mcroce@microsoft.com>,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1 v2] skbuff: Fix a potential race while recycling page_pool packets
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 13:38:07 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAC_iWjLfsvr_Z2te=ABfEAecAOkQBiu22QZ8GhorA4MYnt4Uxg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC_iWjLypqTGMxw_1ng1H8r5Yiv83G3yxUW8T1863XzFM-ShpA@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, 15 Jul 2021 at 13:00, Ilias Apalodimas
<ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 15 Jul 2021 at 07:01, Yunsheng Lin <linyunsheng@huawei.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 2021/7/9 14:29, Ilias Apalodimas wrote:
> > > As Alexander points out, when we are trying to recycle a cloned/expanded
> > > SKB we might trigger a race.  The recycling code relies on the
> > > pp_recycle bit to trigger,  which we carry over to cloned SKBs.
> > > If that cloned SKB gets expanded or if we get references to the frags,
> > > call skbb_release_data() and overwrite skb->head, we are creating separate
> > > instances accessing the same page frags.  Since the skb_release_data()
> > > will first try to recycle the frags,  there's a potential race between
> > > the original and cloned SKB, since both will have the pp_recycle bit set.
> > >
> > > Fix this by explicitly those SKBs not recyclable.
> > > The atomic_sub_return effectively limits us to a single release case,
> > > and when we are calling skb_release_data we are also releasing the
> > > option to perform the recycling, or releasing the pages from the page pool.
> > >
> > > Fixes: 6a5bcd84e886 ("page_pool: Allow drivers to hint on SKB recycling")
> > > Reported-by: Alexander Duyck <alexanderduyck@fb.com>
> > > Suggested-by: Alexander Duyck <alexanderduyck@fb.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Ilias Apalodimas <ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org>
> > > ---
> > > Changes since v1:
> > > - Set the recycle bit to 0 during skb_release_data instead of the
> > >   individual fucntions triggering the issue, in order to catch all
> > >   cases
> > >  net/core/skbuff.c | 4 +++-
> > >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/net/core/skbuff.c b/net/core/skbuff.c
> > > index 12aabcda6db2..f91f09a824be 100644
> > > --- a/net/core/skbuff.c
> > > +++ b/net/core/skbuff.c
> > > @@ -663,7 +663,7 @@ static void skb_release_data(struct sk_buff *skb)
> > >       if (skb->cloned &&
> > >           atomic_sub_return(skb->nohdr ? (1 << SKB_DATAREF_SHIFT) + 1 : 1,
> > >                             &shinfo->dataref))
> > > -             return;
> > > +             goto exit;
> >
> > Is it possible this patch may break the head frag page for the original skb,
> > supposing it's head frag page is from the page pool and below change clears
> > the pp_recycle for original skb, causing a page leaking for the page pool?
> >
>
> So this would leak eventually dma mapping if the skb is cloned (and
> the dataref is now +1) and we are freeing the original skb first?
>

Apologies for the noise, my description was not complete.
The case you are thinking is clone an SKB and then expand the original?

thanks
/Ilias


> > >
> > >       skb_zcopy_clear(skb, true);
> > >
> > > @@ -674,6 +674,8 @@ static void skb_release_data(struct sk_buff *skb)
> > >               kfree_skb_list(shinfo->frag_list);
> > >
> > >       skb_free_head(skb);
> > > +exit:
> > > +     skb->pp_recycle = 0;
> > >  }
> > >
> > >  /*
> > >

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-15 10:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-09  6:29 Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-09 14:34 ` Alexander Duyck
2021-07-09 17:29   ` Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-12 11:52   ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2021-07-15  4:00 ` Yunsheng Lin
2021-07-15 10:00   ` Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-15 10:38     ` Ilias Apalodimas [this message]
2021-07-15 10:47       ` Yunsheng Lin
2021-07-15 12:37         ` Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-15 14:25   ` Alexander Duyck
2021-07-15 14:45     ` Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-15 14:57       ` Alexander Duyck
2021-07-15 15:02         ` Ilias Apalodimas
2021-07-16  2:30           ` Yunsheng Lin
2021-07-16  6:43             ` Ilias Apalodimas

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