Change in ...osmo-sgsn[master]: sgsn: Reject PdpActReq if no GTP pdp ctx exists

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Change subject: sgsn: Reject PdpActReq if no GTP pdp ctx exists

sgsn: Reject PdpActReq if no GTP pdp ctx exists

It could happen that SGSN drops GTP side of a pdp ctx (pdp->lib=NULL)
while still maintaing the other side (to notify about the entire pdp ctx
being torn down). If a PdpActReq arrives during that time, we need to
account for that situation, otherwise osmo-sgsn crashes accessing
If no pdp->lib is found at that time, let's reject the request and
expect at some point later in time the entire pdp context will be
destroyed and reestablished.

Related: OS#4173
Change-Id: I6dd87557ebb26fdbd280504abde10d976acecf64
M src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

  git pull ssh:// refs/changes/30/15330/1

diff --git a/src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c b/src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c
index e44b3ec..5a0f72f 100644
--- a/src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c
+++ b/src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c
@@ -2713,6 +2713,11 @@
 	/* Check if NSAPI is already in use */
 	pdp = sgsn_pdp_ctx_by_nsapi(mmctx, act_req->req_nsapi);
 	if (pdp) {
+		/* Make sure pdp ctx was not already torn down on GTP side */
+		if (!pdp->lib) {
+			gsm_cause = GSM_CAUSE_REACT_RQD;
+			goto no_context;
+		}
 		/* We already have a PDP context for this TLLI + NSAPI tuple */
 		if (pdp->sapi == act_req->req_llc_sapi &&
 		    pdp->ti == transaction_id) {

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Gerrit-Change-Id: I6dd87557ebb26fdbd280504abde10d976acecf64
Gerrit-Change-Number: 15330
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