[Bridge] Re: Policy match with a bridge

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Sun Aug 15 18:43:43 PDT 2004


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Patrick McHardy wrote:
| Tom Eastep wrote:
|
|> | Have you applied the ipsec+netfilter patches ? Without them, packets
|> are
|> | only seen encrypted in the OUTPUT chain.
|> |
|> Yes -- the ipsec+netfilter patches are applied. Here is the same test
|> with the bridge removed and the local ip address transfered to one of
|> the network cards:
|
|
| The problem is ipv4_sabotage_out in the briding code. It prevents the
| packet from hitting the LOCAL_OUT hook while it is still unencrypted.
| When it hits the bridging code and its LOCAL_OUT hook it's too late.
| Not sure how to handle it yet.
|

Thanks for the update.

- -Tom
- --
Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
Shoreline,     \ http://shorewall.net
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