Re: [PATCH net] sctp: add a refcnt in sctp_stream_priorities to avoid a nested loop

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On Wed, Feb 15, 2023 at 03:04:44PM -0500, Xin Long wrote:
> With this refcnt added in sctp_stream_priorities, we don't need to
> traverse all streams to check if the prio is used by other streams
> when freeing one stream's prio in sctp_sched_prio_free_sid(). This
> can avoid a nested loop (up to 65535 * 65535), which may cause a
> stuck as Ying reported:
>     watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#23 stuck for 26s! [ksoftirqd/23:136]
>     Call Trace:
>      <TASK>
>      sctp_sched_prio_free_sid+0xab/0x100 [sctp]
>      sctp_stream_free_ext+0x64/0xa0 [sctp]
>      sctp_stream_free+0x31/0x50 [sctp]
>      sctp_association_free+0xa5/0x200 [sctp]
> Note that it doesn't need to use refcount_t type for this counter,
> as its accessing is always protected under the sock lock.
> Fixes: 9ed7bfc79542 ("sctp: fix memory leak in sctp_stream_outq_migrate()")
> Reported-by: Ying Xu <yinxu@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Xin Long <>

Acked-by: Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <marcelo.leitner@xxxxxxxxx>

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