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Old 03-02-2009, 11:38 AM
martin f krafft
Default Bug#517833: sysctl net.ipv?.conf.all.* interface broken

Package: linux-2.6
Version: 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.8
Severity: important
Forwarded: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123599691025508&w=2

[ObFront: I wanted to make this critical and tagged security, but
until I find more information, I'll leave it as is]

seamus# head ipv6/conf/{all,eth0}/accept_ra
==> ipv6/conf/all/accept_ra <==

==> ipv6/conf/eth0/accept_ra <==
seamus# echo 0 >| ipv6/conf/all/accept_ra
seamus# head ipv6/conf/{all,eth0}/accept_ra
==> ipv6/conf/all/accept_ra <==

==> ipv6/conf/eth0/accept_ra <==

ipv6/conf/echo/accept_ra should be 0 as well, but it isn't. This
applies to all ipv[46]/conf/all/* I've tried, between 2.6.24 and
2.6.28. I have not been able to try an earlier kernel.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

.'`. martin f. krafft <madduck@d.o> Related projects:
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