[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Fix checksum calculation when modifying ICMPv6 packets.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Fri Aug 29 20:23:38 UTC 2014


On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:38 PM, Pravin Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:18 AM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
>> The checksum of ICMPv6 packets uses the IP pseudoheader as part of
>> the calculation, unlike ICMP in IPv4. This was not implemented,
>> which means that modifying the IP addresses of an ICMPv6 packet
>> would cause the checksum to no longer be correct as the psuedoheader
>> did not match.
>>
>> Reported-by: Neal Shrader <icosahedral at gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>
>
> Looks good.
> Acked-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>

Thanks, applied to master and branch-2.3.



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