Re: iptables problem upgrading kernel from 3.18.8 to 3.19.1

From: David Miller
Date: Thu Mar 12 2015 - 15:48:26 EST

From: Florian Westphal <fw@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2015 18:55:53 +0100

> David R <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [ CC Pablo & stable@ ]
>> I've just had an exception to my "uneventful kernel upgrade" monotony.
>> My boot scripts failed when setting up the firewall due to this :-
>> xt_recent: hitcount (1) is larger than packets to be remembered (1)
>> for table xxxx
>> This is a completely straightforward
>> iptables -A yyyy -j REJECT -p tcp --reject-with tcp-reset -m recent
>> --set --name xxxx --rsource
>> Looking at the history for xt_recent.c it looks like this was introduced
>> in abc86d0f99242b7f142b7cb8f90e30081dd3c256 but maybe corrected in
>> cef9ed86ed62eeffcd017882278bbece32001f86 ?
> Right. I would recommend to revert abc86d0f99242b7f142b7cb8f90e30081dd3c256
> in 3.19.y series rather than applying cef9ed86ed62, though.

Greg, please queue up a revert of abc86d0f99242b7f142b7cb8f90e30081dd3c256 for
3.19.x -stable, if you haven't done so already.

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