lists.openwall.net   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] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri, 19 Mar 2010 17:00:22 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	Timo Teras <timo.teras@....fi>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipv4: check rt_genid in dst_check

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 04:56:00PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> 
> I'll send a patch to remove the same check on the IPv6 path.

ipv6: Remove redundant dst NULL check in ip6_dst_check

As the only path leading to ip6_dst_check makes an indirect call
through dst->ops, dst cannot be NULL in ip6_dst_check.

This patch removes this check in case it misleads people who
come across this code.

Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>

diff --git a/net/ipv6/route.c b/net/ipv6/route.c
index 52cd3ef..7fcb0e5 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/route.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/route.c
@@ -879,7 +879,7 @@ static struct dst_entry *ip6_dst_check(struct dst_entry *dst, u32 cookie)
 
 	rt = (struct rt6_info *) dst;
 
-	if (rt && rt->rt6i_node && (rt->rt6i_node->fn_sernum == cookie))
+	if (rt->rt6i_node && (rt->rt6i_node->fn_sernum == cookie))
 		return dst;
 
 	return NULL;

Thanks,
-- 
Visit Openswan at http://www.openswan.org/
Email: Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists