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Subjectpossible deadlock in rtnl_lock (5)

syzbot hit the following crash on upstream commit
3eb2ce825ea1ad89d20f7a3b5780df850e4be274 (Sun Mar 25 22:44:30 2018 +0000)
Linux 4.16-rc7
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So far this crash happened 27 times on net-next, upstream.
C reproducer:
syzkaller reproducer:
Raw console output:
Kernel config:
compiler: gcc (GCC) 7.1.1 20170620

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IPVS: sync thread started: state = BACKUP, mcast_ifn = sit0, syncid = 0, id
= 0
IPVS: sync thread started: state = BACKUP, mcast_ifn = sit0, syncid = 0, id
= 0

IPVS: stopping backup sync thread 4500 ...
WARNING: possible recursive locking detected
4.16.0-rc7+ #3 Not tainted
syzkaller688027/4497 is trying to acquire lock:
(rtnl_mutex){+.+.}, at: [<00000000bb14d7fb>] rtnl_lock+0x17/0x20

but task is already holding lock:
IPVS: stopping backup sync thread 4495 ...
(rtnl_mutex){+.+.}, at: [<00000000bb14d7fb>] rtnl_lock+0x17/0x20

other info that might help us debug this:
Possible unsafe locking scenario:


*** DEADLOCK ***

May be due to missing lock nesting notation

2 locks held by syzkaller688027/4497:
#0: (rtnl_mutex){+.+.}, at: [<00000000bb14d7fb>] rtnl_lock+0x17/0x20
#1: (ipvs->sync_mutex){+.+.}, at: [<00000000703f78e3>]
do_ip_vs_set_ctl+0x10f8/0x1cc0 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c:2388

stack backtrace:
CPU: 1 PID: 4497 Comm: syzkaller688027 Not tainted 4.16.0-rc7+ #3
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS
Google 01/01/2011
Call Trace:
__dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:17 [inline]
dump_stack+0x194/0x24d lib/dump_stack.c:53
print_deadlock_bug kernel/locking/lockdep.c:1761 [inline]
check_deadlock kernel/locking/lockdep.c:1805 [inline]
validate_chain kernel/locking/lockdep.c:2401 [inline]
__lock_acquire+0xe8f/0x3e00 kernel/locking/lockdep.c:3431
lock_acquire+0x1d5/0x580 kernel/locking/lockdep.c:3920
__mutex_lock_common kernel/locking/mutex.c:756 [inline]
__mutex_lock+0x16f/0x1a80 kernel/locking/mutex.c:893
mutex_lock_nested+0x16/0x20 kernel/locking/mutex.c:908
rtnl_lock+0x17/0x20 net/core/rtnetlink.c:74
ip_mc_drop_socket+0x88/0x230 net/ipv4/igmp.c:2643
inet_release+0x4e/0x1c0 net/ipv4/af_inet.c:413
sock_release+0x8d/0x1e0 net/socket.c:595
start_sync_thread+0x2213/0x2b70 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_sync.c:1924
do_ip_vs_set_ctl+0x1139/0x1cc0 net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c:2389
nf_sockopt net/netfilter/nf_sockopt.c:106 [inline]
nf_setsockopt+0x67/0xc0 net/netfilter/nf_sockopt.c:115
ip_setsockopt+0x97/0xa0 net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c:1261
udp_setsockopt+0x45/0x80 net/ipv4/udp.c:2406
sock_common_setsockopt+0x95/0xd0 net/core/sock.c:2975
SYSC_setsockopt net/socket.c:1849 [inline]
SyS_setsockopt+0x189/0x360 net/socket.c:1828
do_syscall_64+0x281/0x940 arch/x86/entry/common.c:287
RIP: 0033:0x446a69
RSP: 002b:00007fa1c3a64da8 EFLAGS: 00000246 ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000036
RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 0000000000446a69
RDX: 000000000000048b RSI: 0000000000000000 RDI: 0000000000000003
RBP: 00000000006e29fc R08: 0000000000000018 R09: 0000000000000000
R10: 00000000200000c0 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 00000000006e29f8
R13: 00676e697279656b R14: 00007fa1c3a659c0 R15: 00000000006e2b60

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