APPLIED: [CVE-2011-1576] core: Fix memory leak/corruption on VLAN GRO_DROP

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Mon Sep 19 14:12:58 UTC 2011

On 09/19/2011 08:00 AM, Stefan Bader wrote:
> introduced by (2.6.30):
> 	5d0d9be8ef456afc6c3fb5f8aad06ef19b704b05
> 	gro: Move common completion code into helpers
> fixed upstream by (2.6.37):
> 	3701e51382a026cba10c60b03efabe534fba4ca4
> 	vlan: Centralize handling of hardware acceleration.
> The upstream fix avoids the problem by re-arranging some helper functions.
> This minimal fix was picked from the RedHat source package. It matches the
> way that the vlan code handled the cases before the merge.
> Natty and Oneiric have the upstream fix. Hardy does not even handle GRO.
> So only fixes for Lucid and Maverick are required. The two versions for
> lucid/fsl-imx51 and the rest only differ by a bit of sourrounding code.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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