[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "ipv6: stop multicast forwarding to process interface scoped" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Wed Mar 20 10:44:11 UTC 2013


This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ipv6: stop multicast forwarding to process interface scoped

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:

 http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

Thanks.
-Luis

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>From 6b940ad34972159ed2e3d30335d7ae6d05c77fa5 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 02:07:23 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] ipv6: stop multicast forwarding to process interface scoped
 addresses

commit ddf64354af4a702ee0b85d0a285ba74c7278a460 upstream.

v2:
a) used struct ipv6_addr_props

v3:
a) reverted changes for ipv6_addr_props

v4:
a) do not use __ipv6_addr_needs_scope_id

Cc: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki <yoshfuji at linux-ipv6.org>
Signed-off-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Acked-by: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki <yoshfuji at linux-ipv6.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
---
 net/ipv6/ip6_input.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/ip6_input.c b/net/ipv6/ip6_input.c
index 21a15df..61dfb1d 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_input.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_input.c
@@ -266,7 +266,8 @@ int ip6_mc_input(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	 *      IPv6 multicast router mode is now supported ;)
 	 */
 	if (dev_net(skb->dev)->ipv6.devconf_all->mc_forwarding &&
-	    !(ipv6_addr_type(&hdr->daddr) & IPV6_ADDR_LINKLOCAL) &&
+	    !(ipv6_addr_type(&hdr->daddr) &
+	      (IPV6_ADDR_LOOPBACK|IPV6_ADDR_LINKLOCAL)) &&
 	    likely(!(IP6CB(skb)->flags & IP6SKB_FORWARDED))) {
 		/*
 		 * Okay, we try to forward - split and duplicate
--
1.8.1.2





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