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Date:	Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:56:40 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, jbenc@...hat.com,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>,
	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>,
	Paul Durrant <Paul.Durrant@...rix.com>,
	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...g.ch>, Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@...e.cz>,
	=?UTF-8?q?Peter=20Pan=28=E6=BD=98=E5=8D=AB=E5=B9=B3=29?= <panweiping3@...il.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] skbuff: skb_segment: orphan frags before copying

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:52:36PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>
> The cover letter has more detail:

For some reason I didn't receive this cover letter.
> 	skb_segment ... moves frags
> 	between skbs without orphaning them.
> 	This causes userspace to assume it's safe to
> 	reuse the buffer, and receiver gets corrupted data.
> 	This further might leak information from the
> 	transmitter on the wire.
> 
> if still unclear, pls let me know.

Why can't we deal with this by simply postponing the copy until
later? IOW if we pass along SKBTX_SHARED_FRAG will it work?

Thanks,
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