[FEISTY]: [PATCH] Fix to Denial of Service security fix, from stable kernel 2.6.20.10

Ben Collins ben.collins at ubuntu.com
Thu May 3 15:02:53 UTC 2007


On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 13:58 +0100, Phillip Lougher wrote:
> >From 8f230e5a7f8fe8c9e048d1c15fbb923236f55ace Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Sergey Vlasov <vsu at altlinux.ru>
> Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 02:18:35 -0700
> Subject: [PATCH] (Fix to Denial of Service security fix, from stable kernel 2.6.20.10)
> 
> IPV4: Fix OOPS'er added to netlink fib.
> 
> [IPV4] nl_fib_lookup: Initialise res.r before fib_res_put(&res)
> 
> When CONFIG_IP_MULTIPLE_TABLES is enabled, the code in nl_fib_lookup()
> needs to initialize the res.r field before fib_res_put(&res) - unlike
> fib_lookup(), a direct call to ->tb_lookup does not set this field.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sergey Vlasov <vsu at altlinux.ru>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at suse.de>

ACK

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