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    SubjectRe: ctnetlink loop
    From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
    Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2010 11:56:13 +0100

    > netfilter: ctnetlink: fix loop in ctnetlink_get_conntrack()
    > From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
    > This patch fixes a loop in ctnetlink_get_conntrack() that can be
    > triggered if you use the same socket to receive events and to
    > perform a GET operation. Under heavy load, netlink_unicast()
    > may return -EAGAIN, this error code is reserved in nfnetlink for
    > the module load-on-demand. Instead, we return -ENOBUFS which is
    > the appropriate error code that has to be propagated to
    > user-space.
    > Reported-by: Holger Eitzenberger <>
    > Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>

    Since Patrick seems to be inactive I have applied this directly
    to net-2.6, thanks guys!

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