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Date:   Sun, 4 Oct 2020 14:50:58 +0000
From:   "Varghese, Martin (Nokia - IN/Bangalore)" <martin.varghese@...ia.com>
To:     Guillaume Nault <gnault@...hat.com>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
CC:     "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Davide Caratti <dcaratti@...hat.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH net] net/core: check length before updating Ethertype in
 skb_mpls_{push,pop}

On Fri, 2020-10-02 at 21:53 +0200, Guillaume Nault wrote:
> Openvswitch allows to drop a packet's Ethernet header, therefore
>skb_mpls_push() and skb_mpls_pop() might be called with ethernet=true and mac_len=0. In that case the pointer passed to skb_mod_eth_type()     >doesn't point to an Ethernet header and the new Ethertype is written at unexpected locations.

>Fix this by verifying that mac_len is big enough to contain an Ethernet header.

>Fixes: fa4e0f8855fc ("net/sched: fix corrupted L2 header with MPLS 'push' and 'pop' actions")
>Signed-off-by: Guillaume Nault <gnault@...hat.com>

Is this check redundant. I believe Openvswitch already takes care of it ?

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