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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] tun: Don't put_page() for all negative return values from XDP program
On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 10:59:01AM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> On 2020/3/31 上午12:12, Will Deacon wrote:
> > When an XDP program is installed, tun_build_skb() grabs a reference to
> > the current page fragment page if the program returns XDP_REDIRECT or
> > XDP_TX. However, since tun_xdp_act() passes through negative return
> > values from the XDP program, it is possible to trigger the error path by
> > mistake and accidentally drop a reference to the fragments page without
> > taking one, leading to a spurious free. This is believed to be the cause
> > of some KASAN use-after-free reports from syzbot [1], although without a
> > reproducer it is not possible to confirm whether this patch fixes the
> > problem.
> >
> > Ensure that we only drop a reference to the fragments page if the XDP
> > transmit or redirect operations actually fail.
> >
> > [1]
> I think the patch fixes the issue reported. Since I can see the warn of bad
> page state in put_page().


> Acked-by: Jason Wang <>

Thanks, Jason. In which case, I'll add this tag along with:

Fixes: 8ae1aff0b331 ("tuntap: split out XDP logic")


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