Commit 09a89c21 authored by Jiri Bohac's avatar Jiri Bohac Committed by David S. Miller
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bonding: disallow enslaving a bond to itself

Enslaving a bond to itself leads to an endless loop and hangs the kernel.

Signed-off-by: default avatarJiri Bohac <>
Tested-by: default avatarDing Tianhong <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent ee6154e1
......@@ -1197,6 +1197,11 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev)
return -EBUSY;
if (bond_dev == slave_dev) {
pr_err("%s: cannot enslave bond to itself.\n", bond_dev->name);
return -EPERM;
/* vlan challenged mutual exclusion */
/* no need to lock since we're protected by rtnl_lock */
if (slave_dev->features & NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED) {
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