[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "bridge: Pull ip header into skb->data before looking into ip" has been added to staging queue

Submitted by Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski on Feb. 15, 2013, 3:11 a.m.


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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Feb. 15, 2013, 3:11 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    bridge: Pull ip header into skb->data before looking into ip

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 
reply to this email.

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From 2c8ce837198bb3a7a35b22b156fe2eec433a2dc1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Sarveshwar Bandi <sarveshwar.bandi@emulex.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 01:15:01 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] bridge: Pull ip header into skb->data before looking into ip

commit 6caab7b0544e83e6c160b5e80f5a4a7dd69545c7 upstream.

If lower layer driver leaves the ip header in the skb fragment, it needs to
be first pulled into skb->data before inspecting ip header length or ip version

Signed-off-by: Sarveshwar Bandi <sarveshwar.bandi@emulex.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 net/bridge/br_netfilter.c |    3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)


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diff --git a/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c b/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
index e41456b..ab52468 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_netfilter.c
@@ -256,6 +256,9 @@  static int br_parse_ip_options(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	struct net_device *dev = skb->dev;
 	u32 len;

+	if (!pskb_may_pull(skb, sizeof(struct iphdr)))
+		goto inhdr_error;
 	iph = ip_hdr(skb);
 	opt = &(IPCB(skb)->opt);