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Subject[PATCH] net: bridge: disable multicast while delete bridge
From: Menglong Dong <>

This commit seems make no sense, as bridge is destroyed when
br_multicast_dev_del is called.

In commit b1b9d366028f
("bridge: move bridge multicast cleanup to ndo_uninit"), Xin Long
fixed the use-after-free panic in br_multicast_group_expired by
moving br_multicast_dev_del to ndo_uninit. However, that patch is
not applied to 4.4.X, and the bug exists.

Fix that bug by disabling multicast in br_multicast_dev_del for
4.4.X, and there is no harm for other branches.

Signed-off-by: Menglong Dong <>
net/bridge/br_multicast.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_multicast.c b/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
index eae898c3cff7..9992fdff2951 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
@@ -3369,6 +3369,7 @@ void br_multicast_dev_del(struct net_bridge *br)
hlist_for_each_entry_safe(mp, tmp, &br->mdb_list, mdb_node)
hlist_move_list(&br->mcast_gc_list, &deleted_head);
+ br_opt_toggle(br, BROPT_MULTICAST_ENABLED, false);

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