On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 23:57, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 10:12:31AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> > I now think it's trying to account for the udpdata32 header area.
> > But that's not 2 bytes, it's (2 * sizeof(u32)) or 8 bytes.
> That's what I thought too, but that is already accounted by
> x->props.header_len in init_state.
> In any case, just increasing alen like that is wrong. It needs to
> do at least three other things:
> 1. Allocate memory for it in skb_cow_data.
> 2. Fill in those bytes with data so we don't leak information.
> 3. Teach get_max_size about it.
> Andreas, can you please clarify for us as to what those two bytes
> are for?
I think I'm not the right person to address this question to .Did you
mean to ask Dave? I'm also missing the context here I'm afraid; is there
an archive of the whole thread somewhere?
Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@xxxxxxx>
SUSE Labs, SUSE LINUX AG