Bug 870034 - openvswitch: iptables rule to let through GRE traffic is added even though GRE is unsupported
openvswitch: iptables rule to let through GRE traffic is added even though GR...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openvswitch (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Graf
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-25 08:55 EDT by Thomas Graf
Modified: 2014-06-18 04:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-12-20 11:17:19 EST
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Description Thomas Graf 2012-10-25 08:55:06 EDT
Description of problem:

Even though the Fedora kernel does not support GRE tunneling with openvswitch. The startup scripts still punch a hole into the firewall to let through GRE traffic.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. service openvswitch start
2. iptables -L
Actual results:

Expected results:
No iptables -p GRE -j ACCEPT rule

Additional info:
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2012-10-25 10:26:48 EDT
openvswitch-1.4.2-4.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-10-27 21:05:06 EDT
Package openvswitch-1.4.2-4.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing openvswitch-1.4.2-4.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-11-01 10:44:20 EDT
openvswitch-1.4.2-5.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-12-20 11:17:21 EST
openvswitch-1.4.2-5.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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