Bug 390071 - IPv6 layer wrongly delivers multicast packet to upper layer
IPv6 layer wrongly delivers multicast packet to upper layer
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Neil Horman
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-11-19 03:48 EST by Gui Jianfeng
Modified: 2008-05-21 11:01 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0314
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 11:01:56 EDT
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The patch for fixing this problem (590 bytes, patch)
2007-11-19 03:48 EST, Gui Jianfeng
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Description Gui Jianfeng 2007-11-19 03:48:07 EST
Description of problem:
IPv6 layer will deliver any IPV6 multicast packet to upper layer even if the
packet has a invalid multicast address(nobody participates in this address).

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Comment 1 Gui Jianfeng 2007-11-19 03:48:07 EST
Created attachment 263341 [details]
The patch for fixing this problem
Comment 2 Gui Jianfeng 2007-12-19 21:47:00 EST
Excuse me, will this patch be applied to RHEL5.2?
Comment 6 Don Zickus 2008-01-08 15:46:43 EST
in 2.6.18-64.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 11:01:56 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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