[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/8] gre: Check that the IP header is actually there before using it.
blp at nicira.com
Thu Mar 4 12:07:13 PST 2010
On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 01:22:07PM -0500, Jesse Gross wrote:
> GRE is nominally operating at layer 2 but it has some special
> features for IP packets. This checks that the IP header is present
> before trying to read it. If it is not there, we just disable the
> special features but still process the packet.
These look like important upstream bug fixes to me. I would recommend
pushing them upstream soon, so that the upstream authors can apply them
or come up with better versions or tell us why they aren't needed.
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