bird6 spontaneous crash
santiago at crfreenet.org
Tue Jul 27 11:56:08 CEST 2010
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 09:37:43AM +0200, Bernhard Hahn wrote:
> Hi Ondrej,
> Am 22.07.2010 15:23, schrieb Ondrej Zajicek:
> > Thanks, fixed.
> > You can use the attached patch to fix the problem. It is IPv6 specific.
> can you give us some informations who else may be affected and the
> cicumstances of the bug?
Probably everyone using IPv6 BGP with more than ~ 500 routes. When an
update packet with many prefixes is prepared in a TX buffer, a last
prefix added to the packet might overwrite the end of the buffer (only
if the prefix is longer than /32).
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at crfreenet.org)
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