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Subject[PATCH 5.1 04/70] ipv6: fix the check before getting the cookie in rt6_get_cookie
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From: Xin Long <lucien.xin@gmail.com>

[ Upstream commit b7999b07726c16974ba9ca3bb9fe98ecbec5f81c ]

In Jianlin's testing, netperf was broken with 'Connection reset by peer',
as the cookie check failed in rt6_check() and ip6_dst_check() always
returned NULL.

It's caused by Commit 93531c674315 ("net/ipv6: separate handling of FIB
entries from dst based routes"), where the cookie can be got only when
'c1'(see below) for setting dst_cookie whereas rt6_check() is called
when !'c1' for checking dst_cookie, as we can see in ip6_dst_check().

Since in ip6_dst_check() both rt6_dst_from_check() (c1) and rt6_check()
(!c1) will check the 'from' cookie, this patch is to remove the c1 check
in rt6_get_cookie(), so that the dst_cookie can always be set properly.

c1:
(rt->rt6i_flags & RTF_PCPU || unlikely(!list_empty(&rt->rt6i_uncached)))

Fixes: 93531c674315 ("net/ipv6: separate handling of FIB entries from dst based routes")
Reported-by: Jianlin Shi <jishi@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Xin Long <lucien.xin@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
include/net/ip6_fib.h | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/include/net/ip6_fib.h
+++ b/include/net/ip6_fib.h
@@ -259,8 +259,7 @@ static inline u32 rt6_get_cookie(const s
rcu_read_lock();

from = rcu_dereference(rt->from);
- if (from && (rt->rt6i_flags & RTF_PCPU ||
- unlikely(!list_empty(&rt->rt6i_uncached))))
+ if (from)
fib6_get_cookie_safe(from, &cookie);

rcu_read_unlock();

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