ACK/Cmnt: ipv6: fix neighbour resolution with raw socket

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Wed Sep 25 08:44:00 UTC 2019

On 26.08.19 19:33, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> Hi Nicholas-
> These cherry-pick cleanly for our Disco 5.0 kernel and I'll submit
> them into our pipeline for Disco.
> But the second patch doesn't apply to Bionic 4.15 as ip6_dst_neigh_lookup()
> is not present.  If you'd like to submit a backport for Bionic 4.15
> (and Xenial 4.4?) we would be happy to consider it.

Hi Nicolas,

thanks for the backport. Personally I think it would have been better to
re-submit as a new thread because those kind of replies tend to get buried. I
also added a nomination for Bionic to the bug report which is how the various
series states get tracked.

Acked-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at>
> Thanks!
>  -Kamal
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:53:02AM +0200, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:
>> Hi Ubuntu kernel team,
>> please, can you consider to cherry-pick the following linux upstream fixes:
>> 9b1c1ef13b35 ("ipv6: constify rt6_nexthop()")
>> 2c6b55f45d53 ("ipv6: fix neighbour resolution with raw socket")
>> They have been included in v5.2. The patch that introduces the bug has not been
>> identified, but the bug is here since a long time (at least v4.4).
>> Here is the launchpad entry:
>> Thank you,
>> Nicolas
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