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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.12 28/88] netfilter: x_tables: validate targets of jumps
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On 07/21/2016, 08:56 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:36:18AM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> On 07/14/2016, 10:15 AM, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>>> From: Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>
>>>
>>> 3.12-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>>>
>>> ===============
>>>
>>> commit 36472341017529e2b12573093cc0f68719300997 upstream.
>>
>> I am now dropping this one. 3.12.62 will be released without that patch.
>> After the performance issue is resolved, it will be requeued.
>
> Personally, I think the bug fixes were more important than the
> performance issues at this point in time, but it's your call to make :)

Ok, but to quote [1]:
iptables-restore will take forever (gave up after 10 minutes)

I would say it proved itself not to be a performance issue, but rather a
functional issue :). Both Pablo and Florian suggested to postpone the patch.

[1]
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.firewalls.netfilter.devel/64099

thanks,
--
js
suse labs

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