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tcp: Change possible SYN flooding messages

"Possible SYN flooding on port xxxx " messages can fill logs on servers.

Change logic to log the message only once per listener, and add two new
SNMP counters to track :

TCPReqQFullDoCookies : number of times a SYNCOOKIE was replied to client

TCPReqQFullDrop : number of times a SYN request was dropped because
syncookies were not enabled.

Based on a prior patch from Tom Herbert, and suggestions from David.

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
CC: Tom Herbert <therbert@google.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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commit 946cedccbd7387488d2cee5da92cdfeb28d2e670 1 parent 27e95a8
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2  include/linux/snmp.h
@@ -231,6 +231,8 @@ enum
LINUX_MIB_TCPDEFERACCEPTDROP,
LINUX_MIB_IPRPFILTER, /* IP Reverse Path Filter (rp_filter) */
LINUX_MIB_TCPTIMEWAITOVERFLOW, /* TCPTimeWaitOverflow */
+ LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDOCOOKIES, /* TCPReqQFullDoCookies */
+ LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDROP, /* TCPReqQFullDrop */
__LINUX_MIB_MAX
};
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3  include/net/request_sock.h
@@ -96,7 +96,8 @@ extern int sysctl_max_syn_backlog;
*/
struct listen_sock {
u8 max_qlen_log;
- /* 3 bytes hole, try to use */
+ u8 synflood_warned;
+ /* 2 bytes hole, try to use */
int qlen;
int qlen_young;
int clock_hand;
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3  include/net/tcp.h
@@ -460,6 +460,9 @@ extern int tcp_write_wakeup(struct sock *);
extern void tcp_send_fin(struct sock *sk);
extern void tcp_send_active_reset(struct sock *sk, gfp_t priority);
extern int tcp_send_synack(struct sock *);
+extern int tcp_syn_flood_action(struct sock *sk,
+ const struct sk_buff *skb,
+ const char *proto);
extern void tcp_push_one(struct sock *, unsigned int mss_now);
extern void tcp_send_ack(struct sock *sk);
extern void tcp_send_delayed_ack(struct sock *sk);
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2  net/ipv4/proc.c
@@ -254,6 +254,8 @@ static const struct snmp_mib snmp4_net_list[] = {
SNMP_MIB_ITEM("TCPDeferAcceptDrop", LINUX_MIB_TCPDEFERACCEPTDROP),
SNMP_MIB_ITEM("IPReversePathFilter", LINUX_MIB_IPRPFILTER),
SNMP_MIB_ITEM("TCPTimeWaitOverflow", LINUX_MIB_TCPTIMEWAITOVERFLOW),
+ SNMP_MIB_ITEM("TCPReqQFullDoCookies", LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDOCOOKIES),
+ SNMP_MIB_ITEM("TCPReqQFullDrop", LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDROP),
SNMP_MIB_SENTINEL
};
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49 net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c
@@ -808,20 +808,38 @@ static void tcp_v4_reqsk_destructor(struct request_sock *req)
kfree(inet_rsk(req)->opt);
}
-static void syn_flood_warning(const struct sk_buff *skb)
+/*
+ * Return 1 if a syncookie should be sent
+ */
+int tcp_syn_flood_action(struct sock *sk,
+ const struct sk_buff *skb,
+ const char *proto)
{
- const char *msg;
+ const char *msg = "Dropping request";
+ int want_cookie = 0;
+ struct listen_sock *lopt;
+
+
#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
- if (sysctl_tcp_syncookies)
+ if (sysctl_tcp_syncookies) {
msg = "Sending cookies";
- else
+ want_cookie = 1;
+ NET_INC_STATS_BH(sock_net(sk), LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDOCOOKIES);
+ } else
#endif
- msg = "Dropping request";
+ NET_INC_STATS_BH(sock_net(sk), LINUX_MIB_TCPREQQFULLDROP);
- pr_info("TCP: Possible SYN flooding on port %d. %s.\n",
- ntohs(tcp_hdr(skb)->dest), msg);
+ lopt = inet_csk(sk)->icsk_accept_queue.listen_opt;
+ if (!lopt->synflood_warned) {
+ lopt->synflood_warned = 1;
+ pr_info("%s: Possible SYN flooding on port %d. %s. "
+ " Check SNMP counters.\n",
+ proto, ntohs(tcp_hdr(skb)->dest), msg);
+ }
+ return want_cookie;
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(tcp_syn_flood_action);
/*
* Save and compile IPv4 options into the request_sock if needed.
@@ -1235,11 +1253,7 @@ int tcp_v4_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
__be32 saddr = ip_hdr(skb)->saddr;
__be32 daddr = ip_hdr(skb)->daddr;
__u32 isn = TCP_SKB_CB(skb)->when;
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
int want_cookie = 0;
-#else
-#define want_cookie 0 /* Argh, why doesn't gcc optimize this :( */
-#endif
/* Never answer to SYNs send to broadcast or multicast */
if (skb_rtable(skb)->rt_flags & (RTCF_BROADCAST | RTCF_MULTICAST))
@@ -1250,14 +1264,9 @@ int tcp_v4_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
* evidently real one.
*/
if (inet_csk_reqsk_queue_is_full(sk) && !isn) {
- if (net_ratelimit())
- syn_flood_warning(skb);
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
- if (sysctl_tcp_syncookies) {
- want_cookie = 1;
- } else
-#endif
- goto drop;
+ want_cookie = tcp_syn_flood_action(sk, skb, "TCP");
+ if (!want_cookie)
+ goto drop;
}
/* Accept backlog is full. If we have already queued enough
@@ -1303,9 +1312,7 @@ int tcp_v4_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
while (l-- > 0)
*c++ ^= *hash_location++;
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
want_cookie = 0; /* not our kind of cookie */
-#endif
tmp_ext.cookie_out_never = 0; /* false */
tmp_ext.cookie_plus = tmp_opt.cookie_plus;
} else if (!tp->rx_opt.cookie_in_always) {
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31 net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
@@ -531,20 +531,6 @@ static int tcp_v6_rtx_synack(struct sock *sk, struct request_sock *req,
return tcp_v6_send_synack(sk, req, rvp);
}
-static inline void syn_flood_warning(struct sk_buff *skb)
-{
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
- if (sysctl_tcp_syncookies)
- printk(KERN_INFO
- "TCPv6: Possible SYN flooding on port %d. "
- "Sending cookies.\n", ntohs(tcp_hdr(skb)->dest));
- else
-#endif
- printk(KERN_INFO
- "TCPv6: Possible SYN flooding on port %d. "
- "Dropping request.\n", ntohs(tcp_hdr(skb)->dest));
-}
-
static void tcp_v6_reqsk_destructor(struct request_sock *req)
{
kfree_skb(inet6_rsk(req)->pktopts);
@@ -1179,11 +1165,7 @@ static int tcp_v6_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
struct tcp_sock *tp = tcp_sk(sk);
__u32 isn = TCP_SKB_CB(skb)->when;
struct dst_entry *dst = NULL;
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
int want_cookie = 0;
-#else
-#define want_cookie 0
-#endif
if (skb->protocol == htons(ETH_P_IP))
return tcp_v4_conn_request(sk, skb);
@@ -1192,14 +1174,9 @@ static int tcp_v6_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
goto drop;
if (inet_csk_reqsk_queue_is_full(sk) && !isn) {
- if (net_ratelimit())
- syn_flood_warning(skb);
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
- if (sysctl_tcp_syncookies)
- want_cookie = 1;
- else
-#endif
- goto drop;
+ want_cookie = tcp_syn_flood_action(sk, skb, "TCPv6");
+ if (!want_cookie)
+ goto drop;
}
if (sk_acceptq_is_full(sk) && inet_csk_reqsk_queue_young(sk) > 1)
@@ -1249,9 +1226,7 @@ static int tcp_v6_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
while (l-- > 0)
*c++ ^= *hash_location++;
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
want_cookie = 0; /* not our kind of cookie */
-#endif
tmp_ext.cookie_out_never = 0; /* false */
tmp_ext.cookie_plus = tmp_opt.cookie_plus;
} else if (!tp->rx_opt.cookie_in_always) {
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