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[PATCH] [IPV6]: dst_entry leak in ip4ip6_err. (resend) [message #27457] Mon, 18 February 2008 08:59 Go to previous message
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The result of the ip_route_output is not assigned to skb. This means that
- it is leaked
- possible OOPS below dereferrencing skb->dst
- no ICMP message for this case

Signed-off-by: Denis V. Lunev <>
 net/ipv6/ip6_tunnel.c |    1 +
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/ip6_tunnel.c b/net/ipv6/ip6_tunnel.c
index 9031e52..cd94064 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ip6_tunnel.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ip6_tunnel.c
@@ -550,6 +550,7 @@ ip4ip6_err(struct sk_buff *skb, struct inet6_skb_parm *opt,
 			goto out;
+		skb2->dst = (struct dst_entry *)rt;
 	} else {
 		if (ip_route_input(skb2, eiph->daddr, eiph->saddr, eiph->tos,

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