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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: dev_forward_skb(): Scrub packet's per-netns info only when crossing netns
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 06:13:45PM +0200, Yuval Shaia wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 05:07:22PM +0200, Liran Alon wrote:
> > Before this commit, dev_forward_skb() always cleared packet's
> > per-network-namespace info. Even if the packet doesn't cross
> > network namespaces.
> >
> > The comment above dev_forward_skb() describes that this is done
> > because the receiving device may be in another network namespace.
> > However, this case can easily be tested for and therefore we can
> > scrub packet's per-network-namespace info only when receiving device
> > is indeed in another network namespace.
> >
> > Therefore, this commit changes ____dev_forward_skb() to tell
> > skb_scrub_packet() that skb has crossed network-namespace only in case
> > transmitting device (skb->dev) network namespace is different then
> > receiving device (dev) network namespace.
> >
> > An example of a netdev that use skb_forward_skb() is veth.
> > Thus, before this commit a packet transmitted from one veth peer to
> > another when both veth peers are on same network namespace will lose
> > it's skb->mark. The bug could easily be demonstrated by the following:
> >
> > ip netns add test
> > ip netns exec test bash
> > ip link add veth-a type veth peer name veth-b
> > ip link set veth-a up
> > ip link set veth-b up
> > ip addr add dev veth-a 12.0.0.1/24
> > tc qdisc add dev veth-a root handle 1 prio
> > tc qdisc add dev veth-b ingress
> > tc filter add dev veth-a parent 1: u32 match u32 0 0 action skbedit mark 1337
> > tc filter add dev veth-b parent ffff: basic match 'meta(nf_mark eq 1337)' action simple "skb->mark 1337!"
> > dmesg -C
> > ping 12.0.0.2
> > dmesg
> >
> > Before this change, the above will print nothing to dmesg.
> > After this change, "skb->mark 1337!" will be printed as necessary.
>
> Hi Liran,
>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Liran Alon <liran.alon@oracle.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Yuval Shaia <yuval.shaia@oracle.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Yuval Shaia <yuval.shaia@oracle.com>
>
> I did not earned the credits for SOB, only r-b.

Had an offlist conversation with Liran,
Turns out that this SOB is ok.

Yuval

>
> Yuval
>
> > ---
> > include/linux/netdevice.h | 2 +-
> > net/core/dev.c | 6 +++---
> > 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/netdevice.h b/include/linux/netdevice.h
> > index 5eef6c8e2741..5908f1e31ee2 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/netdevice.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h
> > @@ -3371,7 +3371,7 @@ static __always_inline int ____dev_forward_skb(struct net_device *dev,
> > return NET_RX_DROP;
> > }
> >
> > - skb_scrub_packet(skb, true);
> > + skb_scrub_packet(skb, !net_eq(dev_net(dev), dev_net(skb->dev)));
> > skb->priority = 0;
> > return 0;
> > }
> > diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
> > index 2cedf520cb28..087787dd0a50 100644
> > --- a/net/core/dev.c
> > +++ b/net/core/dev.c
> > @@ -1877,9 +1877,9 @@ int __dev_forward_skb(struct net_device *dev, struct sk_buff *skb)
> > * start_xmit function of one device into the receive queue
> > * of another device.
> > *
> > - * The receiving device may be in another namespace, so
> > - * we have to clear all information in the skb that could
> > - * impact namespace isolation.
> > + * The receiving device may be in another namespace.
> > + * In that case, we have to clear all information in the
> > + * skb that could impact namespace isolation.
> > */
> > int dev_forward_skb(struct net_device *dev, struct sk_buff *skb)
> > {
> > --
> > 1.9.1
> >

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