Commit c041778c authored by Felix Fietkau's avatar Felix Fietkau Committed by Johannes Berg

cfg80211: fix proto in ieee80211_data_to_8023 for frames without LLC header

The PDU length of incoming LLC frames is set to the total skb payload size
in __ieee80211_data_to_8023() of net/wireless/util.c which incorrectly
includes the length of the IEEE 802.11 header.

The resulting LLC frame header has a too large PDU length, causing the
llc_fixup_skb() function of net/llc/llc_input.c to reject the incoming
skb, effectively breaking STP.

Solve the problem by properly substracting the IEEE 802.11 frame header size
from the PDU length, allowing the LLC processor to pick up the incoming
control messages.

Special thanks to Gerry Rozema for tracking down the regression and proposing
a suitable patch.

Fixes: 2d1c304c ("cfg80211: add function for 802.3 conversion with separate output buffer")
Reported-by: default avatarGerry Rozema <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarFelix Fietkau <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <>
parent 126e7557
......@@ -509,7 +509,7 @@ static int __ieee80211_data_to_8023(struct sk_buff *skb, struct ethhdr *ehdr,
* replace EtherType */
hdrlen += ETH_ALEN + 2;
tmp.h_proto = htons(skb->len);
tmp.h_proto = htons(skb->len - hdrlen);
pskb_pull(skb, hdrlen);
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