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Re: IPv6 multicast (MLD,IGMP) code bypasses netfilter hooks

To: Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPv6 multicast (MLD,IGMP) code bypasses netfilter hooks
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 15:43:44 -0800
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On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 10:03:30 +0100
Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> At least to me it was not known (until very recently) that the IPv6
> multicast code in net/ipv6/mcast.c bypasses the netfilter hooks - but it
> does.
 ...
> Dave: I think this would be post 2.6.0 stuff, wouldn't it?

If the fix is simple enough (1 or 2 one-liner changes) and easy
to verify, I would consider it for 2.6.0

I may even look into this myself.

Thanks Harald.

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