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Date:	Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:49:16 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>,
	Christoph Schulz <develop@...stov.de>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-ppp@...r.kernel.org, paulus@...ba.org, isdn@...ux-pingi.de
Subject: [PATCH net-next] net: filter: sk_chk_filter() no longer mangles
 filter

From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>

Add const attribute to filter argument to make clear it is no
longer modified.

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
---
 include/linux/filter.h |    2 +-
 net/core/filter.c      |    6 +++---
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/filter.h b/include/linux/filter.h
index b885dcb7eaca..c43c8258e682 100644
--- a/include/linux/filter.h
+++ b/include/linux/filter.h
@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ void sk_unattached_filter_destroy(struct sk_filter *fp);
 int sk_attach_filter(struct sock_fprog *fprog, struct sock *sk);
 int sk_detach_filter(struct sock *sk);
 
-int sk_chk_filter(struct sock_filter *filter, unsigned int flen);
+int sk_chk_filter(const struct sock_filter *filter, unsigned int flen);
 int sk_get_filter(struct sock *sk, struct sock_filter __user *filter,
 		  unsigned int len);
 
diff --git a/net/core/filter.c b/net/core/filter.c
index 87af1e3e56c0..b90ae7fb3b89 100644
--- a/net/core/filter.c
+++ b/net/core/filter.c
@@ -1085,7 +1085,7 @@ err:
  * a cell if not previously written, and we check all branches to be sure
  * a malicious user doesn't try to abuse us.
  */
-static int check_load_and_stores(struct sock_filter *filter, int flen)
+static int check_load_and_stores(const struct sock_filter *filter, int flen)
 {
 	u16 *masks, memvalid = 0; /* One bit per cell, 16 cells */
 	int pc, ret = 0;
@@ -1218,7 +1218,7 @@ static bool chk_code_allowed(u16 code_to_probe)
  *
  * Returns 0 if the rule set is legal or -EINVAL if not.
  */
-int sk_chk_filter(struct sock_filter *filter, unsigned int flen)
+int sk_chk_filter(const struct sock_filter *filter, unsigned int flen)
 {
 	bool anc_found;
 	int pc;
@@ -1228,7 +1228,7 @@ int sk_chk_filter(struct sock_filter *filter, unsigned int flen)
 
 	/* Check the filter code now */
 	for (pc = 0; pc < flen; pc++) {
-		struct sock_filter *ftest = &filter[pc];
+		const struct sock_filter *ftest = &filter[pc];
 
 		/* May we actually operate on this code? */
 		if (!chk_code_allowed(ftest->code))


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