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CVS commit: src/sys
Module Name: src
Committed By: maxv
Date: Tue May 15 19:16:38 UTC 2018
When reassembling IPv4/IPv6 packets, ensure each fragment has been subject
to the same IPsec processing. That is to say, that all fragments are ESP,
or AH, or AH+ESP, or none.
The reassembly mechanism can be used both on the wire and inside an IPsec
tunnel, so we need to make sure all fragments of a packet were received
on only one side.
Even though I haven't tried, I believe there are configurations where it
would be possible for an attacker to inject an unencrypted fragment into a
legitimate stream of already-decrypted-and-authenticated fragments.
Typically on IPsec gateways with ESP tunnels, where we can encapsulate
fragments (as opposed to the general case, where we fragment encapsulated
Note, for the record: a funnier thing, under IPv4, would be to send a
zero-sized !MFF fragment at the head of the packet, and manage to trigger
an ICMP error; M_DECRYPTED gets lost by the reassembly, and ICMP will reply
with the packet in clear (not encrypted).
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.16 -r1.17 src/sys/netinet/ip_reass.c
cvs rdiff -u -r1.73 -r1.74 src/sys/netinet6/frag6.c
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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