Commit a5b8db91 authored by Vlad Yasevich's avatar Vlad Yasevich Committed by David S. Miller
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rtnetlink: Mask the rta_type when range checking

Range/validity checks on rta_type in rtnetlink_rcv_msg() do
not account for flags that may be set.  This causes the function
to return -EINVAL when flags are set on the type (for example
Signed-off-by: default avatarVlad Yasevich <>
Acked-by: default avatarThomas Graf <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 8c6216d7
......@@ -2621,7 +2621,7 @@ static int rtnetlink_rcv_msg(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nlmsghdr *nlh)
struct rtattr *attr = (void *)nlh + NLMSG_ALIGN(min_len);
while (RTA_OK(attr, attrlen)) {
unsigned int flavor = attr->rta_type;
unsigned int flavor = attr->rta_type & NLA_TYPE_MASK;
if (flavor) {
if (flavor > rta_max[sz_idx])
return -EINVAL;
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