Re: net: GPF in eth_header
From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Mon Nov 28 2016 - 17:15:23 EST
On Mon, 2016-11-28 at 22:34 +0100, Florian Westphal wrote:
> Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Might be a bug added in commit daaa7d647f81f3
> > > ("netfilter: ipv6: avoid nf_iterate recursion")
> > >
> > > Florian, what do you think of dropping a packet that presumably was
> > > mangled badly by nf_ct_frag6_queue() ?
> ipv4 definitely frees malformed packets.
> In general, I think netfilter should avoid 'silent' drops if possible
> and let skb continue, but of course such skbs should not be made worse
> as what we ate to begin with...
> > > (Like about 48 byte pulled :(, and/or skb->csum changed )
> I think this warrants a review of ipv6 reassembly too, bug reported here
> is because ipv6 nf defrag is also done on output.
ip6_frag_queue() definitely frees bad/mangled skbs()
> Looks good, we'll need to change some of the errno return codes in
> nf_ct_frag6_gather to 0 though for this to work, which should not be too
> hard ;)
If the goal is to let buggy packets pass, then we might need to undo
changes in nf_ct_frag6_queue()