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Date:	Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:56:29 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipv4: dst_entry leak in ip_send_unicast_reply()

On Fri, 2014-10-17 at 11:59 -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: Vasily Averin <>
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:24:02 +0400
> > Fixes: 2e77d89b2fa8 ("net: avoid a pair of dst_hold()/dst_release() in ip_append_data()")
> > 
> > ip_setup_cork() called inside ip_append_data() steals dst entry from rt to cork
> > and in case errors in __ip_append_data() nobody frees stolen dst entry
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Vasily Averin <>
> Please, in the future, put the Fixes: tag first in the list of signoffs.
> Eric, please review this change, it looks good to me.

It is good indeed, thanks !

Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <>

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