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Date:   Mon, 18 Jul 2022 10:35:55 +0200
From:   Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@...nd.com>
To:     Jaehee Park <jhpark1013@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     davem@...emloft.net, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, dsahern@...nel.org,
        dsahern@...il.com, edumazet@...gle.com, kuba@...nel.org,
        pabeni@...hat.com, shuah@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        aajith@...sta.com, roopa@...dia.com, roopa.prabhu@...il.com,
        aroulin@...dia.com, sbrivio@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 2/3] net: ipv6: new accept_untracked_na option
 to accept na only if in-network


Le 14/07/2022 à 01:40, Jaehee Park a écrit :
> This patch adds a third knob, '2', which extends the
> accept_untracked_na option to learn a neighbor only if the src ip is
> in the same subnet as an address configured on the interface that
> received the neighbor advertisement. This is similar to the arp_accept
> configuration for ipv4.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jaehee Park <jhpark1013@...il.com>
> Suggested-by: Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...dia.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.rst | 51 +++++++++++++++-----------
>  net/ipv6/addrconf.c                    |  2 +-
>  net/ipv6/ndisc.c                       | 29 ++++++++++++---
>  3 files changed, 55 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.rst b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.rst
> index 5c017fc1e24d..722ec4f491db 100644
> --- a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.rst
> @@ -2483,27 +2483,36 @@ drop_unsolicited_na - BOOLEAN
>  
>  	By default this is turned off.
>  
> -accept_untracked_na - BOOLEAN
> -	Add a new neighbour cache entry in STALE state for routers on receiving a
> -	neighbour advertisement (either solicited or unsolicited) with target
> -	link-layer address option specified if no neighbour entry is already
> -	present for the advertised IPv6 address. Without this knob, NAs received
> -	for untracked addresses (absent in neighbour cache) are silently ignored.
> -
> -	This is as per router-side behaviour documented in RFC9131.
> -
> -	This has lower precedence than drop_unsolicited_na.
> -
> -	This will optimize the return path for the initial off-link communication
> -	that is initiated by a directly connected host, by ensuring that
> -	the first-hop router which turns on this setting doesn't have to
> -	buffer the initial return packets to do neighbour-solicitation.
> -	The prerequisite is that the host is configured to send
> -	unsolicited neighbour advertisements on interface bringup.
> -	This setting should be used in conjunction with the ndisc_notify setting
> -	on the host to satisfy this prerequisite.
> -
> -	By default this is turned off.
> +accept_untracked_na - INTEGER
> +	Define behavior for accepting neighbor advertisements from devices that
> +	are absent in the neighbor cache:
> +
> +	- 0 - (default) Do not accept unsolicited and untracked neighbor
> +	  advertisements.
> +
> +	- 1 - Add a new neighbor cache entry in STALE state for routers on
> +	  receiving a neighbor advertisement (either solicited or unsolicited)
> +	  with target link-layer address option specified if no neighbor entry
> +	  is already present for the advertised IPv6 address. Without this knob,
> +	  NAs received for untracked addresses (absent in neighbor cache) are
> +	  silently ignored.
> +
> +	  This is as per router-side behavior documented in RFC9131.
> +
> +	  This has lower precedence than drop_unsolicited_na.
> +
> +	  This will optimize the return path for the initial off-link
> +	  communication that is initiated by a directly connected host, by
> +	  ensuring that the first-hop router which turns on this setting doesn't
> +	  have to buffer the initial return packets to do neighbor-solicitation.
> +	  The prerequisite is that the host is configured to send unsolicited
> +	  neighbor advertisements on interface bringup. This setting should be
> +	  used in conjunction with the ndisc_notify setting on the host to
> +	  satisfy this prerequisite.
> +
> +	- 2 - Extend option (1) to add a new neighbor cache entry only if the
> +	  source IP address is in the same subnet as an address configured on
> +	  the interface that received the neighbor advertisement.
>  
>  enhanced_dad - BOOLEAN
>  	Include a nonce option in the IPv6 neighbor solicitation messages used for
> diff --git a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> index 88becb037eb6..6ed807b6c647 100644
> --- a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> +++ b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> @@ -7042,7 +7042,7 @@ static const struct ctl_table addrconf_sysctl[] = {
>  		.data		= &ipv6_devconf.accept_untracked_na,
>  		.maxlen		= sizeof(int),
>  		.mode		= 0644,
> -		.proc_handler	= proc_dointvec_minmax,
> +		.proc_handler	= proc_dointvec,
>  		.extra1		= (void *)SYSCTL_ZERO,
>  		.extra2		= (void *)SYSCTL_ONE,
Maybe keeping proc_dointvec_minmax with SYSCTL_TWO for extra2 is better to avoid
accepting all values. It enables to add another value later.


Regards,
Nicolas

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