Re: [IPSEC]: Use the correct ip_local_out function

From: David Miller
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 17:32:57 EST

From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 17:25:11 +0800

> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 10:19:57AM +0200, Marco Berizzi wrote:
> >
> > I hope this helps.
> OK found the problem, it was my fault after all :)
> Dave, this patch needs to go into stable too.
> [IPSEC]: Use the correct ip_local_out function
> Because the IPsec output function xfrm_output_resume does its
> own dst_output call it should always call __ip_local_output
> instead of ip_local_output as the latter may invoke dst_output
> directly. Otherwise the return values from nf_hook and dst_output
> may clash as they both use the value 1 but for different purposes.
> When that clash occurs this can cause a packet to be used after
> it has been freed which usually leads to a crash. Because the
> offending value is only returned from dst_output with qdiscs
> such as HTB, this bug is normally not visible.
> Thanks to Marco Berizzi for his perseverance in tracking this
> down.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied and queued to -stable, thanks!
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