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Subject[11/68] net: Fix oops from tcp_collapse() when using splice()
2.6.32-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


From: Steven J. Magnani <>

[ Upstream commit baff42ab1494528907bf4d5870359e31711746ae ]

tcp_read_sock() can have a eat skbs without immediately advancing copied_seq.
This can cause a panic in tcp_collapse() if it is called as a result
of the recv_actor dropping the socket lock.

A userspace program that splices data from a socket to either another
socket or to a file can trigger this bug.

Signed-off-by: Steven J. Magnani <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
net/ipv4/tcp.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

--- a/net/ipv4/tcp.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/tcp.c
@@ -1335,6 +1335,7 @@ int tcp_read_sock(struct sock *sk, read_
sk_eat_skb(sk, skb, 0);
if (!desc->count)
+ tp->copied_seq = seq;
tp->copied_seq = seq;

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