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Date:	Tue, 03 Jun 2008 02:07:34 +0900 (JST)
From:	YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 
	<yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>
To:	brian.haley@...com
Cc:	shanwei@...fujitsu.com, davem@...emloft.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] IPv6: fix bug when specifying the non-exist
 outgoing interface

In article <20080603.014819.38527291.yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> (at Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:48:19 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> says:

> In article <20080603.014604.26891059.yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> (at Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:46:04 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> says:
> 
> > In article <20080603.014105.73332390.yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> (at Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:41:05 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> says:
> > 
> > > In article <48441C82.1070609@...com> (at Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:14:58 -0400), Brian Haley <brian.haley@...com> says:
> > > 
> > > > Shan Wei wrote:
> > > > >   When specifying the outgoing interface with sendmsg, if the ipi6_addr is 
> > > > > the unspecified address and the ipi6_ifindex is the not-exist interface, 
> > > > > it should be fail and the errno should be set ENODEV.
> > > > >   Actually, it does well(sendmsg returns on success ), because the kernel 
> > > > > don't check the interface。
> > > > 
> > > > This patch changes this code path to be different than most others that 
> > > > completely ignore the device for the unspecified address - for example 
> > > > inet6_bind() and rawv6_bind().  Those paths only care about the device 
> > > > for a link-local address, so I don't think this patch is correct.
> > > 
> > > Semantics are different.  sin6_scope_id is valid ifindex only if
> > > the scope is  link-local (Note: scope-id is scope-specific; 
> > > for example, for "site-local" addresses, the values cannot be
> > > directly mapped onto ifindex space).  On the other hand, ipi6_ifindex
> > > is always effective even if the source address is global.
> > 
> > 2 things:
> > - Check if ifindex is valid is always needed, anyway.
> 
> > - Check for valid address ipv6_chk_addr() should not device-specific
>                                                    ~~~delete this
> >   if the destination (or source) is link-local (or multicast, maybe).

It is enough to check scope of source address, maybe.

--yoshfuji

diff --git a/net/ipv6/datagram.c b/net/ipv6/datagram.c
index 94fa6ae..ec1896c 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/datagram.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/datagram.c
@@ -509,7 +509,6 @@ int datagram_send_ctl(struct msghdr *msg, struct flowi *fl,
 
 	for (cmsg = CMSG_FIRSTHDR(msg); cmsg; cmsg = CMSG_NXTHDR(msg, cmsg)) {
 		int addr_type;
-		struct net_device *dev = NULL;
 
 		if (!CMSG_OK(msg, cmsg)) {
 			err = -EINVAL;
@@ -522,6 +521,9 @@ int datagram_send_ctl(struct msghdr *msg, struct flowi *fl,
 		switch (cmsg->cmsg_type) {
 		case IPV6_PKTINFO:
 		case IPV6_2292PKTINFO:
+		    {
+			struct net_device *dev = NULL;
+
 			if (cmsg->cmsg_len < CMSG_LEN(sizeof(struct in6_pktinfo))) {
 				err = -EINVAL;
 				goto exit_f;
@@ -535,32 +537,35 @@ int datagram_send_ctl(struct msghdr *msg, struct flowi *fl,
 				fl->oif = src_info->ipi6_ifindex;
 			}
 
-			addr_type = ipv6_addr_type(&src_info->ipi6_addr);
+			if (fl->oif) {
+				dev = dev_get_by_index(&init_net, fl->oif);
+				if (!dev)
+					return -ENODEV;
+			}
 
-			if (addr_type == IPV6_ADDR_ANY)
+			addr_type = ipv6_addr_type(&src_info->ipi6_addr);
+			if (addr_type == IPV6_ADDR_ANY ||
+			    addr_type & IPV6_ADDR_MULTICAST) {
+				if (dev)
+					dev_put(dev);
 				break;
-
-			if (addr_type & IPV6_ADDR_LINKLOCAL) {
-				if (!src_info->ipi6_ifindex)
-					return -EINVAL;
-				else {
-					dev = dev_get_by_index(&init_net, src_info->ipi6_ifindex);
-					if (!dev)
-						return -ENODEV;
-				}
 			}
+
 			if (!ipv6_chk_addr(&init_net, &src_info->ipi6_addr,
-					   dev, 0)) {
+					   addr_type & IPV6_ADDR_LINKLOCAL ? dev : NULL,
+					   0)) {
 				if (dev)
 					dev_put(dev);
 				err = -EINVAL;
 				goto exit_f;
 			}
+
 			if (dev)
 				dev_put(dev);
 
 			ipv6_addr_copy(&fl->fl6_src, &src_info->ipi6_addr);
 			break;
+		    }
 
 		case IPV6_FLOWINFO:
 			if (cmsg->cmsg_len < CMSG_LEN(4)) {
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