Commit aae9f0e2 authored by Thomas Graf's avatar Thomas Graf Committed by Jesse Gross
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netlink: Avoid netlink mmap alloc if msg size exceeds frame size

An insufficent ring frame size configuration can lead to an
unnecessary skb allocation for every Netlink message. Check frame
size before taking the queue lock and allocating the skb and
re-check with lock to be safe.
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Graf <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarDaniel Borkmann <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJesse Gross <>
parent bb9b18fb
......@@ -1769,6 +1769,9 @@ struct sk_buff *netlink_alloc_skb(struct sock *ssk, unsigned int size,
if (ring->pg_vec == NULL)
goto out_put;
if (ring->frame_size - NL_MMAP_HDRLEN < size)
goto out_put;
skb = alloc_skb_head(gfp_mask);
if (skb == NULL)
goto err1;
......@@ -1778,6 +1781,7 @@ struct sk_buff *netlink_alloc_skb(struct sock *ssk, unsigned int size,
if (ring->pg_vec == NULL)
goto out_free;
/* check again under lock */
maxlen = ring->frame_size - NL_MMAP_HDRLEN;
if (maxlen < size)
goto out_free;
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