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From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Subject: [PATCH 9/9] netfilter: nat: fix ICMP header corruption on ICMP errors
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:50:44 +0100
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From: Eyal Birger <>

Commit 8303b7e8f018 ("netfilter: nat: fix spurious connection timeouts")
made nf_nat_icmp_reply_translation() use icmp_manip_pkt() as the l4
manipulation function for the outer packet on ICMP errors.

However, icmp_manip_pkt() assumes the packet has an 'id' field which
is not correct for all types of ICMP messages.

This is not correct for ICMP error packets, and leads to bogus bytes
being written the ICMP header, which can be wrongfully regarded as
'length' bytes by RFC 4884 compliant receivers.

Fix by assigning the 'id' field only for ICMP messages that have this

Reported-by: Shmulik Ladkani <>
Fixes: 8303b7e8f018 ("netfilter: nat: fix spurious connection timeouts")
Signed-off-by: Eyal Birger <>
Acked-by: Florian Westphal <>
Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
 net/netfilter/nf_nat_proto.c | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_nat_proto.c b/net/netfilter/nf_nat_proto.c
index 0a59c14b5177..64eedc17037a 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nf_nat_proto.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nf_nat_proto.c
@@ -233,6 +233,19 @@ icmp_manip_pkt(struct sk_buff *skb,
 		return false;
 	hdr = (struct icmphdr *)(skb->data + hdroff);
+	switch (hdr->type) {
+	case ICMP_ECHO:
+		break;
+	default:
+		return true;
+	}
 	inet_proto_csum_replace2(&hdr->checksum, skb,
 				 hdr->, tuple->, false);
 	hdr-> = tuple->;

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-16 19:50 [PATCH 0/9] Netfilter updates for net Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 1/9] netfilter: fix a use-after-free in mtype_destroy() Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 2/9] netfilter: arp_tables: init netns pointer in xt_tgdtor_param struct Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 3/9] netfilter: nf_tables: store transaction list locally while requesting module Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 4/9] netfilter: nft_tunnel: fix null-attribute check Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 5/9] netfilter: nft_tunnel: ERSPAN_VERSION must not be null Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 6/9] netfilter: nf_tables: remove WARN and add NLA_STRING upper limits Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 7/9] netfilter: nf_tables: fix memory leak in nf_tables_parse_netdev_hooks() Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` [PATCH 8/9] netfilter: nf_tables: fix flowtable list del corruption Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-01-16 19:50 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso [this message]
2020-01-17  9:37 ` [PATCH 0/9] Netfilter updates for net David Miller

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