net: neigh: fix multiple neigh timer scheduling [Linux 4.4.187]

This Linux kernel change "net: neigh: fix multiple neigh timer scheduling" is included in the Linux 4.4.187 release. This change is authored by Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi [at] redhat.com> on Sun Jul 14 23:36:11 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2289103 (patch) which is from upstream commit 071c379. The same Linux upstream change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find all Linux releases containing changes from upstream 071c379.

net: neigh: fix multiple neigh timer scheduling

[ Upstream commit 071c37983d99da07797294ea78e9da1a6e287144 ]

Neigh timer can be scheduled multiple times from userspace adding
multiple neigh entries and forcing the neigh timer scheduling passing
NTF_USE in the netlink requests.
This will result in a refcount leak and in the following dump stack:

[   32.465295] NEIGH: BUG, double timer add, state is 8
[   32.465308] CPU: 0 PID: 416 Comm: double_timer_ad Not tainted 5.2.0+ #65
[   32.465311] Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (Q35 + ICH9, 2009), BIOS 1.12.0-2.fc30 04/01/2014
[   32.465313] Call Trace:
[   32.465318]  dump_stack+0x7c/0xc0
[   32.465323]  __neigh_event_send+0x20c/0x880
[   32.465326]  ? ___neigh_create+0x846/0xfb0
[   32.465329]  ? neigh_lookup+0x2a9/0x410
[   32.465332]  ? neightbl_fill_info.constprop.0+0x800/0x800
[   32.465334]  neigh_add+0x4f8/0x5e0
[   32.465337]  ? neigh_xmit+0x620/0x620
[   32.465341]  ? find_held_lock+0x85/0xa0
[   32.465345]  rtnetlink_rcv_msg+0x204/0x570
[   32.465348]  ? rtnl_dellink+0x450/0x450
[   32.465351]  ? mark_held_locks+0x90/0x90
[   32.465354]  ? match_held_lock+0x1b/0x230
[   32.465357]  netlink_rcv_skb+0xc4/0x1d0
[   32.465360]  ? rtnl_dellink+0x450/0x450
[   32.465363]  ? netlink_ack+0x420/0x420
[   32.465366]  ? netlink_deliver_tap+0x115/0x560
[   32.465369]  ? __alloc_skb+0xc9/0x2f0
[   32.465372]  netlink_unicast+0x270/0x330
[   32.465375]  ? netlink_attachskb+0x2f0/0x2f0
[   32.465378]  netlink_sendmsg+0x34f/0x5a0
[   32.465381]  ? netlink_unicast+0x330/0x330
[   32.465385]  ? move_addr_to_kernel.part.0+0x20/0x20
[   32.465388]  ? netlink_unicast+0x330/0x330
[   32.465391]  sock_sendmsg+0x91/0xa0
[   32.465394]  ___sys_sendmsg+0x407/0x480
[   32.465397]  ? copy_msghdr_from_user+0x200/0x200
[   32.465401]  ? _raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x37/0x40
[   32.465404]  ? lockdep_hardirqs_on+0x17d/0x250
[   32.465407]  ? __wake_up_common_lock+0xcb/0x110
[   32.465410]  ? __wake_up_common+0x230/0x230
[   32.465413]  ? netlink_bind+0x3e1/0x490
[   32.465416]  ? netlink_setsockopt+0x540/0x540
[   32.465420]  ? __fget_light+0x9c/0xf0
[   32.465423]  ? sockfd_lookup_light+0x8c/0xb0
[   32.465426]  __sys_sendmsg+0xa5/0x110
[   32.465429]  ? __ia32_sys_shutdown+0x30/0x30
[   32.465432]  ? __fd_install+0xe1/0x2c0
[   32.465435]  ? lockdep_hardirqs_off+0xb5/0x100
[   32.465438]  ? mark_held_locks+0x24/0x90
[   32.465441]  ? do_syscall_64+0xf/0x270
[   32.465444]  do_syscall_64+0x63/0x270
[   32.465448]  entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x49/0xbe

Fix the issue unscheduling neigh_timer if selected entry is in 'IN_TIMER'
receiving a netlink request with NTF_USE flag set

Reported-by: Marek Majkowski <marek@cloudflare.com>
Fixes: 0c5c2d308906 ("neigh: Allow for user space users of the neighbour table")
Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 net/core/neighbour.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/core/neighbour.c b/net/core/neighbour.c
index 8b0908c..b3b242f7 100644
--- a/net/core/neighbour.c
+++ b/net/core/neighbour.c
@@ -982,6 +982,7 @@ int __neigh_event_send(struct neighbour *neigh, struct sk_buff *skb)

            atomic_set(&neigh->probes,
                   NEIGH_VAR(neigh->parms, UCAST_PROBES));
+           neigh_del_timer(neigh);
            neigh->nud_state     = NUD_INCOMPLETE;
            neigh->updated = now;
            next = now + max(NEIGH_VAR(neigh->parms, RETRANS_TIME),
@@ -998,6 +999,7 @@ int __neigh_event_send(struct neighbour *neigh, struct sk_buff *skb)
        }
    } else if (neigh->nud_state & NUD_STALE) {
        neigh_dbg(2, "neigh %p is delayed\n", neigh);
+       neigh_del_timer(neigh);
        neigh->nud_state = NUD_DELAY;
        neigh->updated = jiffies;
        neigh_add_timer(neigh, jiffies +

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