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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RDMA/cma: fix IPv6 address resolution
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On 08/13/2015 03:19 PM, Spencer Baugh wrote:
> Resolving a link-local IPv6 address with an unspecified source address
> was broken by commit 5462eddd7a, which prevented the IPv6 stack from
> learning the scope id of the link-local IPv6 address, causing random
> failures as the IP stack chose a random link to resolve the address on.
>
> This commit 5462eddd7a made us bail out of cma_check_linklocal early if
> the address passed in was not an IPv6 link-local address. On the address
> resolution path, the address passed in is the source address; if the
> source address is the unspecified address, which is not link-local, we
> will bail out early.
>
> This is mostly correct, but if the destination address is a link-local
> address, then we will be following a link-local route, and we'll need to
> tell the IPv6 stack what the scope id of the destination address is.
> This used to be done by last line of cma_check_linklocal, which is
> skipped when bailing out early:
>
> dev_addr->bound_dev_if = sin6->sin6_scope_id;
>
> (In cma_bind_addr, the sin6_scope_id of the source address is set to the
> sin6_scope_id of the destination address, so this is correct)
> This line is required in turn for the following line, L279 of
> addr6_resolve, to actually inform the IPv6 stack of the scope id:
>
> fl6.flowi6_oif = addr->bound_dev_if;
>
> Since we can only know we are in this failure case when we have access
> to both the source IPv6 address and destination IPv6 address, we have to
> deal with this further up the stack. So detect this failure case in
> cma_bind_addr, and set bound_dev_if to the destination address scope id
> to correct it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Spencer Baugh <sbaugh@catern.com>
> ---
> drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c | 7 +++++--
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c
> index 6a6b60a..3b71154 100644
> --- a/drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c
> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c
> @@ -2188,8 +2188,11 @@ static int cma_bind_addr(struct rdma_cm_id *id, struct sockaddr *src_addr,
> src_addr = (struct sockaddr *) &id->route.addr.src_addr;
> src_addr->sa_family = dst_addr->sa_family;
> if (dst_addr->sa_family == AF_INET6) {
> - ((struct sockaddr_in6 *) src_addr)->sin6_scope_id =
> - ((struct sockaddr_in6 *) dst_addr)->sin6_scope_id;
> + struct sockaddr_in6 *src_addr6 = (struct sockaddr_in6 *) src_addr;
> + struct sockaddr_in6 *dst_addr6 = (struct sockaddr_in6 *) dst_addr;
> + src_addr6->sin6_scope_id = dst_addr6->sin6_scope_id;
> + if (ipv6_addr_type(&dst_addr6->sin6_addr) & IPV6_ADDR_LINKLOCAL)
> + id->route.addr.dev_addr.bound_dev_if = dst_addr6->sin6_scope_id;
> } else if (dst_addr->sa_family == AF_IB) {
> ((struct sockaddr_ib *) src_addr)->sib_pkey =
> ((struct sockaddr_ib *) dst_addr)->sib_pkey;
>

Thanks, applied.

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Doug Ledford <dledford@redhat.com>
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