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cvs commit: src/sys/netinet

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 20:43:47 -0700 (PDT)

dillon      2004/10/26 20:43:47 PDT

DragonFly src repository

  Modified files:
    sys/netinet          tcp_usrreq.c 
  Fix a NULL pointer dereference panic that occurs when the TCP protocol
  stack races against userland while closing a tcp connection.  It is
  possible for userland to queue a disconnect request but for the protocol
  stack to then receive a packet that causes it to call tcp_drop()->tcp_close()
  which also disconnects the inpcb from the tcpcb.  When the protocol stack
  then processes the disconnect request it hits the panic because the inpcb
  no longer has a tcpcb connected to it.
  The bug generally only occured on SMP systems where the latency in intra-cpu
  communication opens up the window of opportunity for the bug to occur.
  Panic-Reported-by: Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.27      +11 -5     src/sys/netinet/tcp_usrreq.c


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