ipv6: Add an error handler for icmp6

Submitted by Steffen Klassert on Jan. 17, 2013, 8:09 a.m.

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Message ID 20130117080949.GA24987@secunet.com
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Commit Message

Steffen Klassert Jan. 17, 2013, 8:09 a.m.
pmtu and redirect events are now handled in the protocols error handler,
so add an error handler for icmp6 to do this. It is needed in the case
when we have no socket context. Based on a patch by Duan Jiong.

Reported-by: Duan Jiong <djduanjiong@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@secunet.com>
---
 net/ipv6/icmp.c |   12 ++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)

Comments

David Miller Jan. 18, 2013, 7:20 p.m.
From: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@secunet.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:09:49 +0100

> pmtu and redirect events are now handled in the protocols error handler,
> so add an error handler for icmp6 to do this. It is needed in the case
> when we have no socket context. Based on a patch by Duan Jiong.
> 
> Reported-by: Duan Jiong <djduanjiong@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@secunet.com>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks Steffen.
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diff --git a/net/ipv6/icmp.c b/net/ipv6/icmp.c
index b4a9fd5..fff5bdd 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/icmp.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/icmp.c
@@ -81,10 +81,22 @@  static inline struct sock *icmpv6_sk(struct net *net)
 	return net->ipv6.icmp_sk[smp_processor_id()];
 }
 
+static void icmpv6_err(struct sk_buff *skb, struct inet6_skb_parm *opt,
+		       u8 type, u8 code, int offset, __be32 info)
+{
+	struct net *net = dev_net(skb->dev);
+
+	if (type == ICMPV6_PKT_TOOBIG)
+		ip6_update_pmtu(skb, net, info, 0, 0);
+	else if (type == NDISC_REDIRECT)
+		ip6_redirect(skb, net, 0, 0);
+}
+
 static int icmpv6_rcv(struct sk_buff *skb);
 
 static const struct inet6_protocol icmpv6_protocol = {
 	.handler	=	icmpv6_rcv,
+	.err_handler	=	icmpv6_err,
 	.flags		=	INET6_PROTO_NOPOLICY|INET6_PROTO_FINAL,
 };