Upstream error handling issue
aviram at adallom.com
Mon Aug 19 15:36:17 UTC 2013
Regarding the patch - it seems that if ngx_http_upstream_send_request()
fails (the call to the function is in line 1342),
ngx_http_run_posted_requests() is still not called. Should a call to this
function be added there as well?
On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 6:17 PM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at mdounin.ru> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 05:17:24PM +0300, Aviram Cohen wrote:
> > Hello!
> > I have encountered a potential bug in Nginx's upstream module -
> > When the upstream server is an SSL server, if an error occurs in
> > ngx_http_upstream_ssl_handshake() - the
> > function ngx_http_run_posted_requests() is never called.
> > This happens when initiating an SSL connection, the SSL module handles
> > handshake, and not the upstream module (meaning
> > is not involved in the process), and so if an error occurs, there's no
> > who calls ngx_http_run_posted_requests().
> > The effect of this issue is the requests that "spawn" subrequests that
> > the upstream error get stuck in case of an SSL error.
> > I can suggest two possible fixes (in the file ngx_http_upstream.c):
> > - Add a call to ngx_http_run_posted_requests() to the end
> > of ngx_http_upstream_finalize_request().
> > - Add a call to ngx_http_run_posted_requests() after calling
> > ngx_http_upstream_finalize_request() during error handling of the SSL
> > connection establishment.
> > Can anyone verify this issue and the suggested solution? If so, I'll be
> > more than happy to submit a patch.
> Yes, it looks like there is a problem.
> The ngx_http_run_posted_requests() is usually called by an event
> handler, so adding a call to ngx_http_upstream_ssl_handshake()
> might be more appropriate. Something like this should fix the
> diff --git a/src/http/ngx_http_upstream.c b/src/http/ngx_http_upstream.c
> --- a/src/http/ngx_http_upstream.c
> +++ b/src/http/ngx_http_upstream.c
> @@ -1343,8 +1343,11 @@ ngx_http_upstream_ssl_handshake(ngx_conn
> + c = r->connection;
> ngx_http_upstream_next(r, u, NGX_HTTP_UPSTREAM_FT_ERROR);
> + ngx_http_run_posted_requests(c);
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