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Date:	Sat, 7 Jun 2008 22:43:25 +0200
From:	Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>
To:	Marco Berizzi <pupilla@...mail.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Chris Wright <chrisw@...s-sol.org>
Subject: Re: [patch 00/50] 2.6.25.6 -stable review

On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 10:27:58PM +0200, Marco Berizzi wrote:
> David Miller wrote:
> 
> > From: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> > Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 17:25:11 +0800
> > 
> >> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 10:19:57AM +0200, Marco Berizzi wrote:
> >> > 
> >> > I hope this helps.
> >> 
> >> OK found the problem, it was my fault after all :)
> >> 
> >> Dave, this patch needs to go into stable too.
> >> 
> >> [IPSEC]: Use the correct ip_local_out function
> >> 
> >> Because the IPsec output function xfrm_output_resume does its
> >> own dst_output call it should always call __ip_local_output
> >> instead of ip_local_output as the latter may invoke dst_output
> >> directly.  Otherwise the return values from nf_hook and dst_output
> >> may clash as they both use the value 1 but for different purposes.
> >> 
> >> When that clash occurs this can cause a packet to be used after
> >> it has been freed which usually leads to a crash.  Because the
> >> offending value is only returned from dst_output with qdiscs
> >> such as HTB, this bug is normally not visible.
> >> 
> >> Thanks to Marco Berizzi for his perseverance in tracking this
> >> down.
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> > 
> > Applied and queued to -stable, thanks!
> 
> Hi David,
> 
> I don't see this patch in Chris 2.6.25.6 -stable review message.

Is it already in mainline ? (stable should only contain already merged
patches). It generally helps the stable team if you indicate the commit
id, as it's easier to "git show" than to "git log|grep".

Regards,
Willy

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