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Date:	Wed, 23 May 2007 11:52:44 +0200
From:	Adrian Bunk <>
To:	YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.16-stable] [IPV6]: Restore semantics of Routing
	Header processing.

On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 01:17:39AM +0900, YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 wrote:
> The "fix" for emerging security threats was overkill and it broke
> basic semantic of IPv6 routing header processing.  We should assume
> RT0 as "unknown" RH type so that we
> - silently ignore the routing header if segleft == 0
> - or, send ICMPv6 Parameter Problem message back to the sender,
>   otherwise.

Thanks for the patch, but I'll wait until it's in Linus' tree before 
applying it (and if I understand Vlad's email on netdev correctly, it 
might not be applied unchanged to Linus' tree).



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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