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authorRobert Shearman <rshearma@brocade.com>2017-01-26 18:02:24 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2017-01-30 15:00:58 -0500
commit63a6fff353d01da5a22b72670c434bf12fa0e3b8 (patch)
tree5707ae376777271ab2d77411fed89afb515f0257 /drivers
parenta3a4de056ed5cfb22085173d8f0f13b0ca6b6d60 (diff)
net: Avoid receiving packets with an l3mdev on unbound UDP sockets
Packets arriving in a VRF currently are delivered to UDP sockets that aren't bound to any interface. TCP defaults to not delivering packets arriving in a VRF to unbound sockets. IP route lookup and socket transmit both assume that unbound means using the default table and UDP applications that haven't been changed to be aware of VRFs may not function correctly in this case since they may not be able to handle overlapping IP address ranges, or be able to send packets back to the original sender if required. So add a sysctl, udp_l3mdev_accept, to control this behaviour with it being analgous to the existing tcp_l3mdev_accept, namely to allow a process to have a VRF-global listen socket. Have this default to off as this is the behaviour that users will expect, given that there is no explicit mechanism to set unmodified VRF-unaware application into a default VRF. Signed-off-by: Robert Shearman <rshearma@brocade.com> Acked-by: David Ahern <dsa@cumulusnetworks.com> Tested-by: David Ahern <dsa@cumulusnetworks.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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