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Date:	Thu, 19 Apr 2007 21:41:32 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	herbert@...dor.apana.org.au (Herbert Xu)
Cc:	paulus@...ba.org, davem@...emloft.net, kaber@...sh.net,
	poemann@...il.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c in linux-2.6.21-rc6

Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au> wrote:
> 
> Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org> wrote:
>> 
>> So this doesn't change process_input_packet(), which treats the case
>> where the first byte is 0xff (PPP_ALLSTATIONS) but the second byte is
>> 0x03 (PPP_UI) as indicating a packet with a PPP protocol number of
>> 0xff.  Arguably that's wrong since PPP protocol 0xff is reserved, and
>> the RFC does envision the possibility of receiving frames where the
>> control field has values other than 0x03.
> 
> Your fix is probably needed too.  However, I think the issue that Patrick
> was trying to fix is the case where p[0] != PPP_ALLSTATIONS and therefore
> we'd still have a problem there.

Nevermind, I mixed up != with == so your patch is all we need.

Thanks,
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