Bug 682371 - appears to assume there is always an eth0 device
appears to assume there is always an eth0 device
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openswan (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Avesh Agarwal
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 682334 682372
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Reported: 2011-03-04 20:17 EST by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 10:55:00 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2011-03-04 20:17:44 EST
Description of problem:

Network devices can have arbitrary names, and due to
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ConsistentNetworkDeviceNaming, will have
different names in Fedora 15.

openswan-2.6.32/programs/pluto/nat_traversal.c:int nat_traversal_espinudp_socket (int sk, const char *fam, u_int32_t type)


                switch(kern_interface) {

                        case USE_MASTKLIPS:
                                strcpy(ifr.ifr_name, "mast0");
                        case USE_KLIPS:
                                strcpy(ifr.ifr_name, "ipsec0");
                        case USE_NETKEY:
                                /* Let's hope we have at least one ethernet device */
                                strcpy(ifr.ifr_name, "eth0");
                                /* We have nothing , really prob just abort and return -1 */
                                strcpy(ifr.ifr_name, "eth0");
                fdp[0] = sk;
                fdp[1] = type;
                r = ioctl(sk, IPSEC_UDP_ENCAP_CONVERT, &ifr);

Depending on how forgiving the kernel is, this looks like it will fail on any machine that doesn't happen to have an eth0 device.

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By inspection.
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