[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ofproto-dpif: Avoid zeroing tunnel info in handle_miss_upcalls().

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu Oct 4 23:55:59 UTC 2012

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> Commit 296e07ace0f (flow: Extend struct flow to contain tunnel outer
> header.) changed the tunnel ID parameter of flow_extract() from an integer
> passed by value to a structure passed by pointer.  Before flow_extract()
> reads the tunnel ID, it zeros the entire flow parameter.  This means that,
> if a caller passes the address of the tunnel member of the flow as the
> tunnel ID, then flow_extract() zeros the tunnel data before it reads and
> copies the tunnel data (that it just zeroed).  The result is that the
> tunnel data is ignored.
> This commit fixes the problem by making the caller that did this use a
> separate flow structure instead of trying to be clever.
> Bug #13461.
> CC: Pankaj Thakkar <thakkar at nicira.com>
> Reported-by: Michael Hu <mhu at nicira.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>

Thanks, the fix looks good.

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