Commit 5203cd28 authored by Jason Wang's avatar Jason Wang Committed by David S. Miller
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net: core: introduce skb_probe_transport_header()

Sometimes, we need probe and set the transport header for packets (e.g from
untrusted source). This patch introduces a new helper
skb_probe_transport_header() which tries to probe and set the l4 header through
skb_flow_dissect(), if not just set the transport header to the hint passed by

Cc: Eric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJason Wang <>
Acked-by: default avatarEric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent e5d5deca
......@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@
#include <linux/hrtimer.h>
#include <linux/dma-mapping.h>
#include <linux/netdev_features.h>
#include <net/flow_keys.h>
/* Don't change this without changing skb_csum_unnecessary! */
......@@ -1559,6 +1560,19 @@ static inline void skb_set_transport_header(struct sk_buff *skb,
skb->transport_header += offset;
static inline void skb_probe_transport_header(struct sk_buff *skb,
const int offset_hint)
struct flow_keys keys;
if (skb_transport_header_was_set(skb))
else if (skb_flow_dissect(skb, &keys))
skb_set_transport_header(skb, keys.thoff);
skb_set_transport_header(skb, offset_hint);
static inline unsigned char *skb_network_header(const struct sk_buff *skb)
return skb->head + skb->network_header;
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