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[PATCH 4.12 03/17] tcp: avoid setting cwnd to invalid ssthresh after cwnd reduction states




4.12-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@xxxxxxxxxx>


[ Upstream commit ed254971edea92c3ac5c67c6a05247a92aa6075e ]

If the sender switches the congestion control during ECN-triggered
cwnd-reduction state (CA_CWR), upon exiting recovery cwnd is set to
the ssthresh value calculated by the previous congestion control. If
the previous congestion control is BBR that always keep ssthresh
to TCP_INIFINITE_SSTHRESH, cwnd ends up being infinite. The safe
step is to avoid assigning invalid ssthresh value when recovery ends.

Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
---
 net/ipv4/tcp_input.c |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
@@ -2517,8 +2517,8 @@ static inline void tcp_end_cwnd_reductio
 		return;
 
 	/* Reset cwnd to ssthresh in CWR or Recovery (unless it's undone) */
-	if (inet_csk(sk)->icsk_ca_state == TCP_CA_CWR ||
-	    (tp->undo_marker && tp->snd_ssthresh < TCP_INFINITE_SSTHRESH)) {
+	if (tp->snd_ssthresh < TCP_INFINITE_SSTHRESH &&
+	    (inet_csk(sk)->icsk_ca_state == TCP_CA_CWR || tp->undo_marker)) {
 		tp->snd_cwnd = tp->snd_ssthresh;
 		tp->snd_cwnd_stamp = tcp_time_stamp;
 	}