[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] openvswitch: retain parsed IPv6 header fields in flow on error skipping extension headers

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Sat Aug 29 20:40:19 UTC 2015


From: Simon Horman <simon.horman at netronome.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:02:21 +0900

> When an error occurs skipping IPv6 extension headers retain the already
> parsed IP protocol and IPv6 addresses in the flow. Also assume that the
> packet is not a fragment in the absence of information to the contrary;
> that is always use the frag_off value set by ipv6_skip_exthdr().
> 
> This allows matching on the IP protocol and IPv6 addresses of packets
> with malformed extension headers.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <simon.horman at netronome.com>

Applied to net-next, thanks Simon.



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