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Date:	Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:51:34 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] xps: must clear sender_cpu before forwarding

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:42:02 -0700

> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> John reported that my previous commit added a regression
> on his router.
> This is because sender_cpu & napi_id share a common location,
> so get_xps_queue() can see garbage and perform an out of bound access.
> We need to make sure sender_cpu is cleared before doing the transmit,
> otherwise any NIC busy poll enabled (skb_mark_napi_id()) can trigger
> this bug.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
> Reported-by: John <>
> Bisected-by: John <>
> Fixes: 2bd82484bb4c ("xps: fix xps for stacked devices")

Applied, thanks Eric.
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