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Date:	Thu, 22 Oct 2015 08:07:19 +0200
From:	Steffen Klassert <>
To:	David Miller <>
CC:	Herbert Xu <>,
	Steffen Klassert <>,
Subject: [PATCH 4/4] xfrm: Fix pmtu discovery for local generated packets.

Commit 044a832a777 ("xfrm: Fix local error reporting crash
with interfamily tunnels") moved the setting of skb->protocol
behind the last access of the inner mode family to fix an
interfamily crash. Unfortunately now skb->protocol might not
be set at all, so we fail dispatch to the inner address family.
As a reault, the local error handler is not called and the
mtu value is not reported back to userspace.

We fix this by setting skb->protocol on message size errors
before we call xfrm_local_error.

Fixes: 044a832a7779c ("xfrm: Fix local error reporting crash with interfamily tunnels")
Signed-off-by: Steffen Klassert <>
 net/ipv4/xfrm4_output.c | 2 ++
 net/ipv6/xfrm6_output.c | 1 +
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/ipv4/xfrm4_output.c b/net/ipv4/xfrm4_output.c
index 2878dbf..41a2613 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/xfrm4_output.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/xfrm4_output.c
@@ -30,6 +30,8 @@ static int xfrm4_tunnel_check_size(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	mtu = dst_mtu(skb_dst(skb));
 	if (skb->len > mtu) {
+		skb->protocol = htons(ETH_P_IP);
 		if (skb->sk)
 			xfrm_local_error(skb, mtu);
diff --git a/net/ipv6/xfrm6_output.c b/net/ipv6/xfrm6_output.c
index be033f2..e15feb7 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/xfrm6_output.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/xfrm6_output.c
@@ -79,6 +79,7 @@ static int xfrm6_tunnel_check_size(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	if (!skb->ignore_df && skb->len > mtu) {
 		skb->dev = dst->dev;
+		skb->protocol = htons(ETH_P_IPV6);
 		if (xfrm6_local_dontfrag(skb))
 			xfrm6_local_rxpmtu(skb, mtu);

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