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Date:	Mon, 4 May 2015 14:46:02 +0300
From:	Markus Stenberg <>
Cc:	Markus Stenberg <>
Subject: [PATCH] ipv6: RTA_PREFSRC dumping was somewhat incorrect.

Avoid dumping RTA_PREFSRC twice if iif is not set, but dst is.

Note that the change also dumps RTA_PREFSRC even if iif RTA_IIF is
sent. As scopes are not that rare in IPv6, I believe that to be
correct behavior.

Signed-off-by: Markus Stenberg <>

diff --git a/net/ipv6/route.c b/net/ipv6/route.c
index 5c48293..442fa29 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/route.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/route.c
@@ -2607,6 +2607,7 @@ static int rt6_fill_node(struct net *net,
 	struct nlmsghdr *nlh;
 	long expires;
 	u32 table;
+	struct in6_addr saddr_buf;
 	if (prefix) {	/* user wants prefix routes only */
 		if (!(rt->rt6i_flags & RTF_PREFIX_RT)) {
@@ -2702,15 +2703,13 @@ static int rt6_fill_node(struct net *net,
 			if (nla_put_u32(skb, RTA_IIF, iif))
 				goto nla_put_failure;
-	} else if (dst) {
-		struct in6_addr saddr_buf;
+	}
+	if (dst) {
 		if (ip6_route_get_saddr(net, rt, dst, 0, &saddr_buf) == 0 &&
 		    nla_put_in6_addr(skb, RTA_PREFSRC, &saddr_buf))
 			goto nla_put_failure;
-	}
-	if (rt->rt6i_prefsrc.plen) {
-		struct in6_addr saddr_buf;
+	} else if (rt->rt6i_prefsrc.plen) {
 		saddr_buf = rt->rt6i_prefsrc.addr;
 		if (nla_put_in6_addr(skb, RTA_PREFSRC, &saddr_buf))
 			goto nla_put_failure;

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