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Old 10-11-2012, 10:42 AM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default bridge: Pull ip header into skb->data before looking into ip header.

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 03:50:41PM +0800, Jesse Sung wrote:
> From: Sarveshwar Bandi <sarveshwar.bandi@emulex.com>
>
> BugLink: https://launchpad.net/bugs/1065150
>
> If lower layer driver leaves the ip header in the skb fragment, it needs to
> be first pulled into skb->data before inspecting ip header length or ip version
> number.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sarveshwar Bandi <sarveshwar.bandi@emulex.com>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> (cherry picked from commit 6caab7b0544e83e6c160b5e80f5a4a7dd69545c7 net.git)

Is this going to be in mainline soon? I do not see it in Linus' tree as
yet, which is presumably why it is not in stable as yet.

> Signed-off-by: Wen-chien Jesse Sung <jesse.sung@canonical.com>
> ---
> net/bridge/br_netfilter.c | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c b/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
> index 577ea5d..7c1745d 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
> @@ -245,6 +245,9 @@ static int br_parse_ip_options(struct sk_buff *skb)
> struct net_device *dev = skb->dev;
> u32 len;
>
> + if (!pskb_may_pull(skb, sizeof(struct iphdr)))
> + goto inhdr_error;
> +
> iph = ip_hdr(skb);
> opt = &(IPCB(skb)->opt);

The description in the bug is rather better at explaining why we need
this.

The patch looks ok overall, I am mildy worried about when it is going to
hit mainline. But it also sounds pretty important for bridged
scenarios which would include virtual setups. So overall probabally:

Acked-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>

-apw

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