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Fri Jul 20 00:16:43 CEST 2018

The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit 9713cb0cf19f1cec6c007e3b37be0697042b6720
Author: Sven Eckelmann <sven at narfation.org>
Date:   Sat Jun 2 17:26:35 2018 +0200

    batman-adv: Fix bat_v best gw refcnt after netlink dump
    A reference for the best gateway is taken when the list of gateways in the
    mesh is sent via netlink. This is necessary to check whether the currently
    dumped entry is the currently selected gateway or not. This information is
    then transferred as flag BATADV_ATTR_FLAG_BEST.
    After the comparison of the current entry is done,
    batadv_v_gw_dump_entry() has to decrease the reference counter again.
    Otherwise the reference will be held and thus prevents a proper shutdown of
    the batman-adv interfaces (and some of the interfaces enslaved in it).
    Fixes: b71bb6f924fe ("batman-adv: add B.A.T.M.A.N. V bat_gw_dump implementations")
    Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven at narfation.org>
    Acked-by: Marek Lindner <mareklindner at neomailbox.ch>
    Signed-off-by: Simon Wunderlich <sw at simonwunderlich.de>

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/bat_v.c b/net/batman-adv/bat_v.c
index ec93337ee259..6baec4e68898 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/bat_v.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/bat_v.c
@@ -927,7 +927,7 @@ static int batadv_v_gw_dump_entry(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 portid, u32 seq,
 	struct batadv_neigh_ifinfo *router_ifinfo = NULL;
 	struct batadv_neigh_node *router;
-	struct batadv_gw_node *curr_gw;
+	struct batadv_gw_node *curr_gw = NULL;
 	int ret = 0;
 	void *hdr;
@@ -995,6 +995,8 @@ static int batadv_v_gw_dump_entry(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 portid, u32 seq,
 	ret = 0;
+	if (curr_gw)
+		batadv_gw_node_put(curr_gw);
 	if (router_ifinfo)
 	if (router)


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