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, 06 Sep 2013 14:47:03 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: netlink: filter particular protocols from

From: Daniel Borkmann <>
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:59:28 +0200

> On 09/05/2013 09:54 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Daniel Borkmann <>
>> Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:48:00 +0200
>>> With socket(PF_PACKET, ..., htons(ETH_P_ALL)) you will already get
>>> all users from the suggested white-list of the patch, which is the
>>> majority of netlink users I believe. Hence, you do not need to have
>>> one socket per protocol. skbs from there should get dragged into
>>> pf_packet via dev_queue_xmit_nit() which works on ptype_all list.
>> What about user level netlink protocols?
> If you are referring to NETLINK_USERSOCK, then we let this pass here,
> so nothing changes.

Ok, I've applied this, thanks Daniel.
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