Commit b4ef4ce0 authored by Sergey Popovich's avatar Sergey Popovich Committed by Pablo Neira Ayuso

netfilter: xt_hashlimit: fix proc entry leak in netns destroy path

In (32263dd1 netfilter: xt_hashlimit: fix namespace destroy path)
the hashlimit_net_exit() function is always called right before
hashlimit_mt_destroy() to release netns data. If you use xt_hashlimit
with IPv4 and IPv6 together, this produces the following splat via
netconsole in the netns destroy path:

 Pid: 9499, comm: kworker/u:0 Tainted: G        WC O 3.2.0-5-netctl-amd64-core2
 Call Trace:
  [<ffffffff8104708d>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x78/0x8c
  [<ffffffff81047139>] ? warn_slowpath_fmt+0x45/0x4a
  [<ffffffff81144a99>] ? remove_proc_entry+0xd8/0x22e
  [<ffffffff810ebbaa>] ? kfree+0x5b/0x6c
  [<ffffffffa043c501>] ? hashlimit_net_exit+0x45/0x8d [xt_hashlimit]
  [<ffffffff8128ab30>] ? ops_exit_list+0x1c/0x44
  [<ffffffff8128b28e>] ? cleanup_net+0xf1/0x180
  [<ffffffff810369fc>] ? should_resched+0x5/0x23
  [<ffffffff8105b8f9>] ? process_one_work+0x161/0x269
  [<ffffffff8105aea5>] ? cwq_activate_delayed_work+0x3c/0x48
  [<ffffffff8105c8c2>] ? worker_thread+0xc2/0x145
  [<ffffffff8105c800>] ? manage_workers.isra.25+0x15b/0x15b
  [<ffffffff8105fa01>] ? kthread+0x76/0x7e
  [<ffffffff813581f4>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x4/0x10
  [<ffffffff8105f98b>] ? kthread_worker_fn+0x139/0x139
  [<ffffffff813581f0>] ? gs_change+0x13/0x13
 ---[ end trace d8c3cc0ad163ef79 ]---
 ------------[ cut here ]------------
 WARNING: at /usr/src/linux-3.2.52/debian/build/source_netctl/fs/proc/generic.c:849
 Hardware name:
 remove_proc_entry: removing non-empty directory 'net/ip6t_hashlimit', leaking at least 'IN-REJECT'

This is due to lack of removal net/ip6t_hashlimit/* entries in
hashlimit_proc_net_exit(), since only IPv4 entries are deleted. Fix
it by always removing the IPv4 and IPv6 entries and their parent
directories in the netns destroy path.
Signed-off-by: 's avatarSergey Popovich <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarPablo Neira Ayuso <>
parent b49faea7
......@@ -325,21 +325,24 @@ static void htable_gc(unsigned long htlong)
static void htable_destroy(struct xt_hashlimit_htable *hinfo)
static void htable_remove_proc_entry(struct xt_hashlimit_htable *hinfo)
struct hashlimit_net *hashlimit_net = hashlimit_pernet(hinfo->net);
struct proc_dir_entry *parent;
if (hinfo->family == NFPROTO_IPV4)
parent = hashlimit_net->ipt_hashlimit;
parent = hashlimit_net->ip6t_hashlimit;
if(parent != NULL)
if (parent != NULL)
remove_proc_entry(hinfo->name, parent);
static void htable_destroy(struct xt_hashlimit_htable *hinfo)
htable_selective_cleanup(hinfo, select_all);
......@@ -883,21 +886,15 @@ static int __net_init hashlimit_proc_net_init(struct net *net)
static void __net_exit hashlimit_proc_net_exit(struct net *net)
struct xt_hashlimit_htable *hinfo;
struct proc_dir_entry *pde;
struct hashlimit_net *hashlimit_net = hashlimit_pernet(net);
/* recent_net_exit() is called before recent_mt_destroy(). Make sure
* that the parent xt_recent proc entry is is empty before trying to
* remove it.
/* hashlimit_net_exit() is called before hashlimit_mt_destroy().
* Make sure that the parent ipt_hashlimit and ip6t_hashlimit proc
* entries is empty before trying to remove it.
pde = hashlimit_net->ipt_hashlimit;
if (pde == NULL)
pde = hashlimit_net->ip6t_hashlimit;
hlist_for_each_entry(hinfo, &hashlimit_net->htables, node)
remove_proc_entry(hinfo->name, pde);
hashlimit_net->ipt_hashlimit = NULL;
hashlimit_net->ip6t_hashlimit = NULL;
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