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CVS commit: src/sys/netipsec
Module Name: src
Committed By: gdt
Date: Thu May 9 19:21:50 UTC 2013
Fix FAST_IPSEC locking violation.
Without this change, using ESP tunnels with FAST_IPSEC on a 2-cpu i386
machine results in an mbuf leak. This change was tested in netbsd-6.
When FAST_IPSEC is enabled and a tunnel is set up, after the
outer packet is stripped off, FAST_IPSEC queues the inner
packet on the appropriate queue (ipinstrq or ip6instrq).
These queues require the KERNEL_LOCK to be held before
using the queue, and the FAST_IPSEC code did not take the
KERNEL_LOCK as required.
KERNEL_LOCK and KERNEL_UNLOCK_ONE calls have been added.
If a struct ifnet instance is passed to the if_handoff
function which does this queuing, the interface's
if_start function may be called. Some hardware devices
require KERNEL_LOCK to be held; others do not. Looking
at the body of NetBSD code, other places where an if_start
function is called, KERNEL_LOCK is held. Thus, the lock is
not released in if_handoff until after the if_start function
is called. In practice, having the kernel lock when
if_start is called makes no difference - there is not
a single instance in all of the NetBSD code where
if_handoff is passed an instance of struct ifnet.
This commit is the work of Bev Schwartz of BBN.
Approved for Public Release, Distribution Unlimited
This material is based upon work supported by the Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific, under
Contract No. N66001-09-C-2073.
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.23 -r1.24 src/sys/netipsec/ipsec_osdep.h
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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