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Re: [PATCH] fix netfilter refcounting [was Re: Conntrack leak (2.6.2rc2)

To: Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix netfilter refcounting [was Re: Conntrack leak (2.6.2rc2)]
From: Steve Hill <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 10:19:45 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Jozsef Kadlecsik wrote:

> Steve Hill reported a conntrack leakage in 2.6.2-rc2 when nat is enabled
> and the system forwards fragmented packets. It turned out that an
> nf_conntrack_put was missing from ip_copy_metadata:

I noticed this fix made it into the 2.6.2 release last night, so I have 
tested with a vanilla 2.6.2 kernel this morning and can confirm it's fixed 
the problem.  Thank you.

- Steve Hill
Senior Software Developer                        Email: steve@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Navaho Technologies Ltd.                           Tel: +44-870-7034015

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