Bug 113262 - Packets that should get redirects are natted
Summary: Packets that should get redirects are natted
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-01-11 14:42 UTC by Ted Kaczmarek
Modified: 2007-04-18 17:01 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-08-21 17:50:50 UTC

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Description Ted Kaczmarek 2004-01-11 14:42:46 UTC
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Description of problem:
On an interface that is masquerading, packets that should be getting
icmp redirects are being natted.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.20-28.9 iptables-1.2.7a-2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update router/firewall with 4 interfaces
2.Send packets to inetrface that should generate icmp redirects
3.Packets are masquearded instead of redirects being generated

Actual Results:  Packets are natted.

Expected Results:  ICMP redirect is sent.

Additional info:

IThe interface in question ip address is on
interface eth3. If I insert  iptables -t nat -I POSTROUTING -s -o eth3 -j ACCEPT it will not nat the packets, but
their is no reason for packets that should be getting redirected to be

Comment 1 Ted Kaczmarek 2004-08-21 17:50:50 UTC
This is cipe related which is pointless to follow up on.

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