[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "net: correct check in dev_addr_del()" has been added to staging queue

Submitted by Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski on Dec. 12, 2012, 5:12 a.m.


Message ID 1355289133-31962-1-git-send-email-herton.krzesinski@canonical.com
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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Dec. 12, 2012, 5:12 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    net: correct check in dev_addr_del()

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From 4215069023f4a915de9fcf2b0f04a7324160250e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 02:51:04 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] net: correct check in dev_addr_del()

commit a652208e0b52c190e57f2a075ffb5e897fe31c3b upstream.

Check (ha->addr == dev->dev_addr) is always true because dev_addr_init()
sets this. Correct the check to behave properly on addr removal.

Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 net/core/dev_addr_lists.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


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diff --git a/net/core/dev_addr_lists.c b/net/core/dev_addr_lists.c
index c4cc2bc..716f363 100644
--- a/net/core/dev_addr_lists.c
+++ b/net/core/dev_addr_lists.c
@@ -317,7 +317,8 @@  int dev_addr_del(struct net_device *dev, unsigned char *addr,
 	ha = list_first_entry(&dev->dev_addrs.list,
 			      struct netdev_hw_addr, list);
-	if (ha->addr == dev->dev_addr && ha->refcount == 1)
+	if (!memcmp(ha->addr, addr, dev->addr_len) &&
+	    ha->type == addr_type && ha->refcount == 1)
 		return -ENOENT;

 	err = __hw_addr_del(&dev->dev_addrs, addr, dev->addr_len,