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Date:	Tue, 05 Jun 2007 22:22:36 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [BUG] UDP : bind() checks are not complete

David Miller a écrit :
> From: Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
> Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2007 19:15:36 +0200
> 
>> I discovered one big problem with UDP binding in 2.6.22-rc4 :
> 
> Thanks for finding this problem, the crux of the issue is
> INADDR_ANY.

Well, I feel guilty as I was initial patch submiter :(

> 
>> We really should check no socket is bound to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:32769. With current hashing, 
>> it means checking all slots in udptable[] :(
>>
>> Our choices are :
>>
>> 1) Drop all thoses patches and re-think them for 2.6.23 eventually
>> 2) Add the extra check for ANY_ADDR sockets and perform a full scan
>>
>> What do you think ?
> 
> Does checking for INADDR_ANY sockets really require a full scan?
> It should just need two hash probes as far as I can tell to see
> if there is "0.0.0.0:PORT" bound already.

Well, we might have 1000 ip addresses on the machine (or not :) ), and

192.168.0.1:PORT ... 192.168.0.254:PORT already bound.

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