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SubjectRe: net: fix routing encapsulated packets when binding a socket to a tunnel interface
From: lifonghsu <>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:29:58 +0800

> From: LiFong Hsu <>
> When binding a socket to a 4in6/6in4 tunnel interface, the kernel sends
> the packet to the tunnel interface without any problem, e.g.,
> ping -I 4in6. However, after the 4in6/6in4 tunnel encapsulation,
> the encapsulated packet could be sent to the tunnel interface again when
> some fields of the skb were changed in mangle table's output chain,
> such as skb->mark and src/dest IP address. Sending to the tunnel interface
> twice is unexpected, since there are no corresponding routing rules on
> the tunnel interface for the encapsulated packet. Eventually, the encapsulated
> packet will be dropped by the tunnel interface.
> This commit stops referring to sk_bound_dev_if while re-routing a packet
> with skb_iif!=0 which indicates that the packet has already been sent to
> the interface specified by sk_bound_dev_if. Instead, this commit sends
> the packet to the underlying network device.
> Signed-off-by: LiFong Hsu <>
> Reviewed-by: JianJhen Chen <>

If you do not respond to my feedback, I am going to drop your patch.

You have 24 hours to respond before that happens.

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