|To:||David Stevens <dlstevens@xxxxxxxxxx>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] Prevent crash on ip_conntrack removal|
|From:||Nivedita Singhvi <niv@xxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Aug 2004 17:45:20 -0700|
|Cc:||Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, netdev-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, okir@xxxxxxx|
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David Stevens wrote:
So, one solution would be to set skb->dst for the head (if NULL) based on a non-null fragment skb->dst. I believe that would prevent the problem case without dropping the fragment, since it'll be processed post-routing only if one of the frags is.
When I was looking at it, I wondered if conntrack really has a need to reassemble itself, though. Couldn't it let IP do the reassembling and
Of course, fragmentation, on the other hand, :), ...
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