[linux-next] LinuxNextTracking branch, master, updated. next-20110624

batman at open-mesh.org batman at open-mesh.org
Fri Jun 24 16:09:08 CEST 2011

The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit 43c70ad5ce5691cce24dae6610731694c0f3fcc8
Author: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at ascom.ch>
Date:   Sun Feb 13 21:13:04 2011 +0000

    batman-adv: Increase orig_node refcount before releasing rcu read lock
    When unicast_send_skb() is increasing the orig_node's refcount another
    thread might have been freeing this orig_node already. We need to
    increase the refcount in the rcu read lock protected area to avoid that.
    Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at ascom.ch>
    Signed-off-by: Marek Lindner <lindner_marek at yahoo.de>

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c b/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
index a3e842f..41eba8a 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/gateway_client.c
@@ -54,6 +54,9 @@ void *gw_get_selected(struct bat_priv *bat_priv)
 	orig_node = curr_gateway_tmp->orig_node;
+	if (orig_node)
+		kref_get(&orig_node->refcount);
 	return orig_node;
diff --git a/net/batman-adv/unicast.c b/net/batman-adv/unicast.c
index 7ca994c..0603cea 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/unicast.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/unicast.c
@@ -293,10 +293,9 @@ int unicast_send_skb(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bat_priv *bat_priv)
 	/* get routing information */
-	if (is_multicast_ether_addr(ethhdr->h_dest))
+	if (is_multicast_ether_addr(ethhdr->h_dest)) {
 		orig_node = (struct orig_node *)gw_get_selected(bat_priv);
-		if (orig_node) {
-			kref_get(&orig_node->refcount);
+		if (orig_node)
 			goto find_router;


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