[5/5] net/mlx5: enforce limitation on IPv6 next proto
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Message ID 0ec72b78f98b39a5414e57a200abf609111b0602.1602598055.git.dekelp@nvidia.com
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Raslan Darawsheh
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  • net/mlx5: support match on L3 fragmented packets
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Dekel Peled Oct. 13, 2020, 2:16 p.m. UTC
Due to PRM requirement, the IPv6 header item 'proto' field, indicating
the next header protocol, should not be set as extension header.
This patch adds the relevant validation, and documents the limitation.

Signed-off-by: Dekel Peled <dekelp@nvidia.com>
Acked-by: Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>
---
 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst     |  7 +++++++
 drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c | 14 ++++++++++++--
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index a174cdd..b7a4dce 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -311,6 +311,13 @@  Limitations
     for some NICs (such as ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField 2).
     The capability bit ``scatter_fcs_w_decap_disable`` shows NIC support.
 
+- IPv6 header item 'proto' field, indicating the next header protocol, should
+  not be set as extension header.
+  In case the next header is an extension header, it should not be specified in
+  IPv6 header item 'proto' field.
+  The last extension header item 'next header' field can specify the following
+  header protocol type.
+
 Statistics
 ----------
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
index 38cfd0f..84931a3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
@@ -1977,9 +1977,9 @@  struct mlx5_flow_tunnel_info {
 					  RTE_FLOW_ERROR_TYPE_ITEM, item,
 					  "IPv6 cannot follow L2/VLAN layer "
 					  "which ether type is not IPv6");
+	if (mask && spec)
+		next_proto = mask->hdr.proto & spec->hdr.proto;
 	if (item_flags & MLX5_FLOW_LAYER_IPV6_ENCAP) {
-		if (mask && spec)
-			next_proto = mask->hdr.proto & spec->hdr.proto;
 		if (next_proto == IPPROTO_IPIP || next_proto == IPPROTO_IPV6)
 			return rte_flow_error_set(error, EINVAL,
 						  RTE_FLOW_ERROR_TYPE_ITEM,
@@ -1987,6 +1987,16 @@  struct mlx5_flow_tunnel_info {
 						  "multiple tunnel "
 						  "not supported");
 	}
+	if (next_proto == IPPROTO_HOPOPTS  ||
+	    next_proto == IPPROTO_ROUTING  ||
+	    next_proto == IPPROTO_FRAGMENT ||
+	    next_proto == IPPROTO_ESP	   ||
+	    next_proto == IPPROTO_AH	   ||
+	    next_proto == IPPROTO_DSTOPTS)
+		return rte_flow_error_set(error, EINVAL,
+					  RTE_FLOW_ERROR_TYPE_ITEM, item,
+					  "IPv6 proto (next header) should "
+					  "not be set as extension header");
 	if (item_flags & MLX5_FLOW_LAYER_IPIP)
 		return rte_flow_error_set(error, EINVAL,
 					  RTE_FLOW_ERROR_TYPE_ITEM, item,