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Date:	Thu, 30 Nov 2006 13:17:09 +0100
From:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
To:	"Nordlund Kim (Nokia-NET/Helsinki)" <Kim.Nordlund@...ia.com>
CC:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PKT_SCHED] act_gact: division by zero

Nordlund Kim (Nokia-NET/Helsinki) wrote:
> tc qdisc add dev eth1 handle ffff: ingress
> tc filter add dev eth1 protocol ip parent ffff: pref 99 basic \
>    flowid 1:1 action pass random determ drop 0
>                                              ^
> the above cause a division by zero in the kernel on the first
> packet in.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kim Nordlund <kim.nordlund@...ia.com>
> 
> diff -rub linux-2.6.19-orig/net/sched/act_gact.c linux/net/sched/act_gact.c
> --- linux-2.6.19-orig/net/sched/act_gact.c	2006-11-29 23:57:37.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux/net/sched/act_gact.c	2006-11-30 13:22:37.000000000 +0200
> @@ -111,7 +111,7 @@
>  	if (tb[TCA_GACT_PROB-1] != NULL) {
>  		struct tc_gact_p *p_parm = RTA_DATA(tb[TCA_GACT_PROB-1]);
>  		gact->tcfg_paction = p_parm->paction;
> -		gact->tcfg_pval    = p_parm->pval;
> +		gact->tcfg_pval    = p_parm->pval ? : 1;


I think it should reject an invalid configuration or handle
the zero case correctly by not dividing.
-
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