[WireGuard] [PATCH v2] ip6_output: ensure flow saddr actually belongs to device

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Sun Nov 13 20:02:51 CET 2016

This puts the IPv6 routing functions in parity with the IPv4 routing
functions. Namely, we now check in v6 that if a flowi6 requests an
saddr, the returned dst actually corresponds to a net device that has
that saddr. This mirrors the v4 logic with __ip_dev_find in
__ip_route_output_key_hash. In the event that the returned dst is not
for a dst with a dev that has the saddr, we return -EINVAL, just like
v4; this makes it easy to use the same error handlers for both cases.

Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com>
Cc: David Ahern <dsa at cumulusnetworks.com>
Changes from v1:
   This moves the check to the top and now sees if it's a valid address
   on _any_ device, not just the one in dst.

 include/net/ipv6.h    |  2 ++
 net/ipv6/ip6_output.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 30 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/net/ipv6.h b/include/net/ipv6.h
index 8fed1cd..e5dc14f 100644
--- a/include/net/ipv6.h
+++ b/include/net/ipv6.h
@@ -914,6 +914,8 @@ struct dst_entry *ip6_sk_dst_lookup_flow(struct sock *sk, struct flowi6 *fl6,
 					 const struct in6_addr *final_dst);
 struct dst_entry *ip6_blackhole_route(struct net *net,
 				      struct dst_entry *orig_dst);
+struct net_device *__ip6_dev_find(struct net *net, struct in6_addr *addr,
+				  bool devref);
  *	skb processing functions
diff --git a/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c b/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
index 6001e78..371170b 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_output.c
@@ -916,6 +916,30 @@ static struct dst_entry *ip6_sk_dst_check(struct sock *sk,
 	return dst;
+ * __ip6_dev_find - find the first device with a given source address.
+ * @net: the net namespace
+ * @addr: the source address
+ * @devref: if true, take a reference on the found device
+ *
+ * If a caller uses devref=false, it should be protected by RCU, or RTNL
+ */
+struct net_device *__ip6_dev_find(struct net *net, struct in6_addr *addr, bool devref)
+	struct net_device *result;
+	rcu_read_lock();
+	for_each_netdev_rcu(net, result) {
+		if (ipv6_chk_addr(net, addr, result, 1))
+			break;
+	}
+	if (result && devref)
+		dev_hold(result);
+	rcu_read_unlock();
+	return result;
 static int ip6_dst_lookup_tail(struct net *net, const struct sock *sk,
 			       struct dst_entry **dst, struct flowi6 *fl6)
@@ -926,6 +950,10 @@ static int ip6_dst_lookup_tail(struct net *net, const struct sock *sk,
 	int err;
 	int flags = 0;
+	if (!ipv6_addr_any(&fl6->saddr) &&
+	    !__ip6_dev_find(net, &fl6->saddr, false))
+		return -EINVAL;
 	/* The correct way to handle this would be to do
 	 * ip6_route_get_saddr, and then ip6_route_output; however,
 	 * the route-specific preferred source forces the

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