Commit f9aae958 authored by Patrick McHardy's avatar Patrick McHardy Committed by David S. Miller
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[NETFILTER]: nf_conntrack: fix helper structure alignment

Adding the alignment to the size doesn't make any sense, what it
should do is align the size of the conntrack structure to the
alignment requirements of the helper structure and return an
aligned pointer in nfct_help().
Signed-off-by: default avatarPatrick McHardy <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 0c4ca1bd
......@@ -273,6 +273,7 @@ static inline struct nf_conn_help *nfct_help(const struct nf_conn *ct)
if (!(ct->features & NF_CT_F_HELP))
return NULL;
offset = ALIGN(offset, __alignof__(struct nf_conn_help));
return (struct nf_conn_help *) ((void *)ct + offset);
......@@ -97,13 +97,14 @@ static inline int unhelp(struct nf_conntrack_tuple_hash *i,
int nf_conntrack_helper_register(struct nf_conntrack_helper *me)
int ret;
int size, ret;
BUG_ON(me->timeout == 0);
size = ALIGN(sizeof(struct nf_conn), __alignof__(struct nf_conn_help)) +
sizeof(struct nf_conn_help);
ret = nf_conntrack_register_cache(NF_CT_F_HELP, "nf_conntrack:help",
sizeof(struct nf_conn)
+ sizeof(struct nf_conn_help)
+ __alignof__(struct nf_conn_help));
if (ret < 0) {
printk(KERN_ERR "nf_conntrack_helper_register: Unable to create slab cache for conntracks\n");
return ret;
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