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SubjectRe: [PATCH 175/190] Revert "ipv6/route: Add a missing check on proc_dointvec"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:00:50PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit f0fb9b288d0a7e9cc324ae362e2dfd2cc2217ded.
>
> Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
>
> Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> codebase.
>
> Cc: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@umn.edu>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> ---
> net/ipv6/route.c | 6 +-----
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/ipv6/route.c b/net/ipv6/route.c
> index 373d48073106..0e85741423d7 100644
> --- a/net/ipv6/route.c
> +++ b/net/ipv6/route.c
> @@ -6169,16 +6169,12 @@ static int ipv6_sysctl_rtcache_flush(struct ctl_table *ctl, int write,
> {
> struct net *net;
> int delay;
> - int ret;
> if (!write)
> return -EINVAL;
>
> net = (struct net *)ctl->extra1;
> delay = net->ipv6.sysctl.flush_delay;
> - ret = proc_dointvec(ctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
> - if (ret)
> - return ret;
> -
> + proc_dointvec(ctl, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
> fib6_run_gc(delay <= 0 ? 0 : (unsigned long)delay, net, delay > 0);
> return 0;
> }
> --
> 2.31.1
>

Original looks correct, dropping this revert.

greg k-h

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