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From:  Willy Tarreau <>
Subject:  Linux
Date:  Sat, 8 Sep 2007 19:41:05 +0000
Message-ID:  <>

I've just released Linux

It backports a fix present in 2.6.22 for a bug introduced in the IPv6
stack in 2.6.20, which could lead to crashes under certain circumstances.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and

The patch and changelog will appear soon at the following locations:

Git repository:

Git repository through the gitweb interface:



 Makefile           |    2 +-
 net/ipv6/exthdrs.c |   16 ++++++++++++----
 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from to

Willy Tarreau (1):

YOSHIFUJI Hideaki (1):
      [IPV6]: Do no rely on skb->dst before it is assigned.

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