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Date:	Sun, 31 May 2015 21:42:51 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] udp: fix behavior of wrong checksums

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Sat, 30 May 2015 09:16:53 -0700

> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> We have two problems in UDP stack related to bogus checksums :
> 1) We return -EAGAIN to application even if receive queue is not empty.
>    This breaks applications using edge trigger epoll()
> 2) Under UDP flood, we can loop forever without yielding to other
>    processes, potentially hanging the host, especially on non SMP.
> This patch is an attempt to make things better.
> We might in the future add extra support for rt applications
> wanting to better control time spent doing a recv() in a hostile
> environment. For example we could validate checksums before queuing
> packets in socket receive queue.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>

Yeah this looks correct, applied and queued up for -stable.

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