lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri, 26 Dec 2008 14:57:59 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: gro: Fix potential use after free

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2008 09:44:01 +1100

> gro: Fix potential use after free
> The initial skb may have been freed after napi_gro_complete in
> napi_gro_receive if it was merged into an existing packet.  Thus
> we cannot check same_flow (which indicates whether it was merged)
> after calling napi_gro_complete.
> This patch fixes this by saving the same_flow status before the
> call to napi_gro_complete.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Applied, thanks Herbert.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists