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Date:   Wed, 27 May 2020 01:10:39 -0700
From:   Nathan Chancellor <>
To:     Pablo Neira Ayuso <>,
        Jozsef Kadlecsik <>,
        Florian Westphal <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>
        Nathan Chancellor <>
Subject: [PATCH net] netfilter: conntrack: Pass value of ctinfo to __nf_conntrack_update

Clang warns:

net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c:2068:21: warning: variable 'ctinfo' is
uninitialized when used here [-Wuninitialized]
        nf_ct_set(skb, ct, ctinfo);
net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c:2024:2: note: variable 'ctinfo' is
declared here
        enum ip_conntrack_info ctinfo;
1 warning generated.

nf_conntrack_update was split up into nf_conntrack_update and
__nf_conntrack_update, where the assignment of ctifno is in
nf_conntrack_update but it is used in __nf_conntrack_update.

Pass the value of ctinfo from nf_conntrack_update to
__nf_conntrack_update so that uninitialized memory is not used
and everything works properly.

Fixes: ee04805ff54a ("netfilter: conntrack: make conntrack userspace helpers work again")
Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <>
 net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c b/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
index 08e0c19f6b39..e3b054a2f796 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
@@ -2017,11 +2017,11 @@ static void nf_conntrack_attach(struct sk_buff *nskb, const struct sk_buff *skb)
 static int __nf_conntrack_update(struct net *net, struct sk_buff *skb,
-				 struct nf_conn *ct)
+				 struct nf_conn *ct,
+				 enum ip_conntrack_info ctinfo)
 	struct nf_conntrack_tuple_hash *h;
 	struct nf_conntrack_tuple tuple;
-	enum ip_conntrack_info ctinfo;
 	struct nf_nat_hook *nat_hook;
 	unsigned int status;
 	int dataoff;
@@ -2146,7 +2146,7 @@ static int nf_conntrack_update(struct net *net, struct sk_buff *skb)
 		return 0;
 	if (!nf_ct_is_confirmed(ct)) {
-		err = __nf_conntrack_update(net, skb, ct);
+		err = __nf_conntrack_update(net, skb, ct, ctinfo);
 		if (err < 0)
 			return err;

base-commit: a4976a3ef844c510ae9120290b23e9f3f47d6bce

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