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    Subject[PATCH][IPv4/IPv6] Setting 0 for unused port field.
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    Hello.

    The recvmsg() for raw socket seems to return random u16 value
    from the kernel stack memory since port field is not initialized.
    But I'm not sure this patch is correct.
    Does raw socket return any information stored in port field?

    ---------- Start of patch ----------
    diff -ur before/net/ipv4/raw.c after/net/ipv4/raw.c
    --- before/net/ipv4/raw.c 2006-06-18 10:49:35.000000000 +0900
    +++ after/net/ipv4/raw.c 2006-07-25 16:15:26.000000000 +0900
    @@ -609,6 +609,7 @@
    if (sin) {
    sin->sin_family = AF_INET;
    sin->sin_addr.s_addr = skb->nh.iph->saddr;
    + sin->sin_port = 0;
    memset(&sin->sin_zero, 0, sizeof(sin->sin_zero));
    }
    if (inet->cmsg_flags)
    diff -ur before/net/ipv6/raw.c after/net/ipv6/raw.c
    --- before/net/ipv6/raw.c 2006-06-18 10:49:35.000000000 +0900
    +++ after/net/ipv6/raw.c 2006-07-25 16:16:52.000000000 +0900
    @@ -411,6 +411,7 @@
    /* Copy the address. */
    if (sin6) {
    sin6->sin6_family = AF_INET6;
    + sin6->sin6_port = 0;
    ipv6_addr_copy(&sin6->sin6_addr, &skb->nh.ipv6h->saddr);
    sin6->sin6_flowinfo = 0;
    sin6->sin6_scope_id = 0;
    ---------- End of patch ----------
    Regards.
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