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Date:   Thu, 21 Jul 2022 01:07:45 +0200
From:   Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Subject: [PATCH nf-next 09/18] netfilter: nfnetlink: add missing __be16 cast

From: Florian Westphal <>

Sparse flags this as suspicious, because this compares
integer with a be16 with no conversion.

Its a compat check for old userspace that sends host byte order,
so force a be16 cast here.

Signed-off-by: Florian Westphal <>
Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
 net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c
index 2f7c477fc9e7..c24b1240908f 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c
@@ -626,7 +626,7 @@ static void nfnetlink_rcv_skb_batch(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr *nlh)
 	nfgenmsg = nlmsg_data(nlh);
 	skb_pull(skb, msglen);
 	/* Work around old nft using host byte order */
-	if (nfgenmsg->res_id == NFNL_SUBSYS_NFTABLES)
+	if (nfgenmsg->res_id == (__force __be16)NFNL_SUBSYS_NFTABLES)
 		res_id = ntohs(nfgenmsg->res_id);

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