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Re: 2.2.x bug...



* Joel Klecker said:
> At 11:52 +0200 1999-06-04, Marek Habersack wrote:
> >Alan Cox has posted the fix to bugtraq. The fix is in Alan's 2.2.9-ac1 patch
> >available from any kernel.org mirror in the /pub/linux/kernel/alan/2.2
> >directory..
> 
> That is not true, 2.2.9-ac1 came out before the DOS was discovered.
Hmm... so why is the fix there? Perhaps it the bug wasn't there at all.
The excerpt below is from the net/ipv4/ip_options.c from -ac1:

error:
	if (skb) {
		icmp_send(skb, ICMP_PARAMETERPROB, 0, htonl((pp_ptr-iph)<<24));
		kfree_skb(skb);
	}
	return -EINVAL;
	
marek

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