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Date:   Wed, 11 Dec 2019 08:44:08 -0700
From:   David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>
To:     Hangbin Liu <liuhangbin@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>,
        Jiri Benc <jbenc@...hat.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ipv6/addrconf: only check invalid header values when
 NETLINK_F_STRICT_CHK is set

On 12/11/19 7:20 AM, Hangbin Liu wrote:
> In patch 4b1373de73a3 ("net: ipv6: addr: perform strict checks also for doit
> handlers") we add strict check for inet6_rtm_getaddr(). But we did the
> invalid header values check before checking if NETLINK_F_STRICT_CHK is
> set. This may break backwards compatibility if user already set the
> ifm->ifa_prefixlen, ifm->ifa_flags, ifm->ifa_scope in their netlink code.
> 
> I didn't move the nlmsg_len check becuase I thought it's a valid check.
> 
> Reported-by: Jianlin Shi <jishi@...hat.com>
> Fixes: 4b1373de73a3 ("net: ipv6: addr: perform strict checks also for doit handlers")
> Signed-off-by: Hangbin Liu <liuhangbin@...il.com>
> ---
>  net/ipv6/addrconf.c | 8 ++++----
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 

Looks right to me.

Reviewed-by: David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>

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