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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tproxy: nf_tproxy_assign_sock() can handle tw sockets
On 09.07.2010 19:13, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le vendredi 09 juillet 2010 à 12:03 -0300, Felipe W Damasio a écrit :
>> Hi,
>>
>> 2010/7/8 Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>:
>>> Please try to reproduce a new report.
>>>
>>> It looks like a memory corruption, and it would be good to see if a
>>> common pattern is occurring.
>>
>> I'm trying..the thing is the freeze occured on the machine that sits
>> on a 200Mbps ISP in bridge-mode. Since the machine frooze, and the
>> whole ISP went down for a few minutes, I'm not allowed to run any
>> tests on it.
>>
>> I've setup the same scenario on a lab, but since last night been
>> unable to reproduce the bug. Maybe there's a clue on the this crash
>> below that can help me write some program to trigger the problem?
>>
>
> Reviewing tproxy stuff I spotted a problem in nf_tproxy_assign_sock()
> but I could not see how it could explain your crash.
>
> We can read uninitialized memory and trigger a fault in
> nf_tproxy_assign_sock(), not later in tcp_recvmsg()...
>
> David, Patrick, what do you think ?
>
> Thanks
>
> [PATCH] tproxy: nf_tproxy_assign_sock() can handle tw sockets
>
> transparent field of a socket is either inet_twsk(sk)->tw_transparent
> for timewait sockets, or inet_sk(sk)->transparent for other sockets
> (TCP/UDP).

I don't see anything preventing use of timewait sockets, so the
patch looks correct to me.

Applied to nf-2.6.git, thanks Eric.
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