[PATCH 3.8 33/91] sctp: Use software crc32 checksum when xfrm transform will happen.

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Nov 8 02:14:48 UTC 2013


3.8.13.13 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Fan Du <fan.du at windriver.com>

[ Upstream commit 27127a82561a2a3ed955ce207048e1b066a80a2a ]

igb/ixgbe have hardware sctp checksum support, when this feature is enabled
and also IPsec is armed to protect sctp traffic, ugly things happened as
xfrm_output checks CHECKSUM_PARTIAL to do checksum operation(sum every thing
up and pack the 16bits result in the checksum field). The result is fail
establishment of sctp communication.

Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
Cc: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert at secunet.com>
Signed-off-by: Fan Du <fan.du at windriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich at gmail.com>
Acked-by: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
---
 net/sctp/output.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/sctp/output.c b/net/sctp/output.c
index f5200a2..0c04637 100644
--- a/net/sctp/output.c
+++ b/net/sctp/output.c
@@ -550,7 +550,8 @@ int sctp_packet_transmit(struct sctp_packet *packet)
 	 * by CRC32-C as described in <draft-ietf-tsvwg-sctpcsum-02.txt>.
 	 */
 	if (!sctp_checksum_disable) {
-		if (!(dst->dev->features & NETIF_F_SCTP_CSUM)) {
+		if (!(dst->dev->features & NETIF_F_SCTP_CSUM) ||
+		    (dst_xfrm(dst) != NULL)) {
 			__u32 crc32 = sctp_start_cksum((__u8 *)sh, cksum_buf_len);
 
 			/* 3) Put the resultant value into the checksum field in the
-- 
1.8.1.2





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