[2/3] sunrpc: svcauth_gss_register_pseudoflavor must reject duplicate registrations.
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Message ID 159011289297.29107.15128425916228317497.stgit@noble
State New
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  • SUNRPC/svc: fix gss flavour registration problems.
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NeilBrown May 22, 2020, 2:01 a.m. UTC
There is no valid case for supporting duplicate pseudoflavor
registrations.
Currently the silent acceptance of such registrations is hiding a bug.
The rpcsec_gss_krb5 module registers 2 flavours but does not unregister
them, so if you load, unload, reload the module, it will happily
continue to use the old registration which now has pointers to the
memory were the module was originally loaded.  This could lead to
unexpected results.

So disallow duplicate registrations.

Link: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=206651
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org (v2.6.12+)
Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>
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 net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c |    6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c b/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
index 50d93c49ef1a..49bb346a6215 100644
--- a/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
+++ b/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
@@ -826,9 +826,11 @@  svcauth_gss_register_pseudoflavor(u32 pseudoflavor, char * name)
 	new->h.flavour = &svcauthops_gss;
 	new->pseudoflavor = pseudoflavor;
 
-	stat = 0;
 	test = auth_domain_lookup(name, &new->h);
-	if (test != &new->h) { /* Duplicate registration */
+	if (test != &new->h) {
+		pr_warn("svc: duplicate registration of gss pseudo flavour %s.\n",
+			name);
+		stat = -EADDRINUSE;
 		auth_domain_put(test);
 		kfree(new->h.name);
 		goto out_free_dom;