[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 4/4] batman-adv: initialize up/down values when adding a gateway

Antonio Quartulli antonio at meshcoding.com
Wed Aug 5 14:51:47 CEST 2015

From: Simon Wunderlich <simon at open-mesh.com>

Without this initialization, gateways which actually announce up/down
bandwidth of 0/0 could be added. If these nodes get purged via
_batadv_purge_orig() later, the gw_node structure does not get removed
since batadv_gw_node_delete() updates the gw_node with up/down
bandwidth of 0/0, and the updating function then discards the change
and does not free gw_node.

This results in leaking the gw_node structures, which references other
structures: gw_node -> orig_node -> orig_node_ifinfo -> hardif. When
removing the interface later, the open reference on the hardif may cause
hangs with the infamous "unregister_netdevice: waiting for mesh1 to
become free. Usage count = 1" message.

Signed-off-by: Simon Wunderlich <simon at open-mesh.com>
Signed-off-by: Marek Lindner <mareklindner at neomailbox.ch>
Signed-off-by: Antonio Quartulli <antonio at meshcoding.com>
 net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c b/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
index bb015862..cffa92d 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
@@ -439,6 +439,8 @@ static void batadv_gw_node_add(struct batadv_priv *bat_priv,
 	gw_node->orig_node = orig_node;
+	gw_node->bandwidth_down = ntohl(gateway->bandwidth_down);
+	gw_node->bandwidth_up = ntohl(gateway->bandwidth_up);
 	atomic_set(&gw_node->refcount, 1);

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