Commit 0fe5119e authored by Nikolay Aleksandrov's avatar Nikolay Aleksandrov Committed by David S. Miller

net: bridge: remove ipv6 zero address check in mcast queries

Recently a check was added which prevents marking of routers with zero
source address, but for IPv6 that cannot happen as the relevant RFCs
actually forbid such packets:
RFC 2710 (MLDv1):
"To be valid, the Query message MUST
 come from a link-local IPv6 Source Address, be at least 24 octets
 long, and have a correct MLD checksum."

Same goes for RFC 3810.

And also it can be seen as a requirement in ipv6_mc_check_mld_query()
which is used by the bridge to validate the message before processing
it. Thus any queries with :: source address won't be processed anyway.
So just remove the check for zero IPv6 source address from the query
processing function.

Fixes: 5a2de63f ("bridge: do not add port to router list when receives query with source")
Signed-off-by: 's avatarNikolay Aleksandrov <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent ece23711
......@@ -1428,8 +1428,7 @@ static void br_multicast_query_received(struct net_bridge *br,
* is should not be added to router port list.
if ((saddr->proto == htons(ETH_P_IP) && saddr->u.ip4) ||
(saddr->proto == htons(ETH_P_IPV6) &&
saddr->proto == htons(ETH_P_IPV6))
br_multicast_mark_router(br, port);
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