Patchwork [v2,1/2] 6lowpan: Only make 6lowpan links to IEEE802154 devices

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Submitter Alan Ott
Date Oct. 6, 2013, 3:15 a.m.
Message ID <1381029319-6835-2-git-send-email-alan@signal11.us>
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Permalink /patch/280827/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Alan Ott - Oct. 6, 2013, 3:15 a.m.
Refuse to create 6lowpan links if the actual hardware interface is
of any type other than ARPHRD_IEEE802154.

Signed-off-by: Alan Ott <alan@signal11.us>
Suggested-by: Alexander Aring <alex.aring@gmail.com>
---
 net/ieee802154/6lowpan.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/net/ieee802154/6lowpan.c b/net/ieee802154/6lowpan.c
index c85e71e..8f56b2b 100644
--- a/net/ieee802154/6lowpan.c
+++ b/net/ieee802154/6lowpan.c
@@ -1372,6 +1372,8 @@  static int lowpan_newlink(struct net *src_net, struct net_device *dev,
 	real_dev = dev_get_by_index(src_net, nla_get_u32(tb[IFLA_LINK]));
 	if (!real_dev)
 		return -ENODEV;
+	if (real_dev->type != ARPHRD_IEEE802154)
+		return -EINVAL;
 
 	lowpan_dev_info(dev)->real_dev = real_dev;
 	lowpan_dev_info(dev)->fragment_tag = 0;