lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Mon, 26 Feb 2007 12:10:49 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix oops in xfrm4_dst_destroy()

From: Patrick McHardy <>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 01:24:37 +0100

> Bernhard Walle wrote:
> > With 2.6.21-rc1, I get an oops when running 'ifdown eth0' and an IPsec
> > connection is active. If I shut down the connection before running 'ifdown
> > eth0', then there's no problem.  The critical operation of this script is to
> > kill dhcpd.
> > 
> > The problem is probably caused by commit with git identifier
> > 4337226228e1cfc1d70ee975789c6bd070fb597c (Linus tree) "[IPSEC]: IPv4 over IPv6
> > IPsec tunnel".
> > 
> > This patch fixes that oops. I don't know the network code of the Linux kernel
> > in deep, so if that fix is wrong, please change it. But please fix the oops. :)
> Looks good, when the xfrm_dst is freed in __xfrm4_bundle_create
> after a failed call to xfrm_dst_lookup the xfrm pointer is not
> set, and this is also expected by xfrm_dst_destroy.
> Acked-by: Patrick McHardy <>

Patch applied, thanks everyone.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists