ipv4: off-by-one in continuation handling in /proc/net/route
When generating /proc/net/route we emit a header followed by a line for
each route. When a short read is performed we will restart this process
based on the open file descriptor. When calculating the start point we
fail to take into account that the 0th entry is the header. This leads
us to skip the first entry when doing a continuation read.
This can be easily seen with the comparison below:
while read l; do echo "$l"; done </proc/net/route >A
cat /proc/net/route >B
diff -bu A B | grep '^[+-]'
On my example machine I have approximatly 10KB of route output. There we
see the very first non-title element is lost in the while read case,
and an entry around the 8K mark in the cat case:
+wlan0 00000000 02021EAC 0003 0 0 400 00000000 0 0 0
-tun1 00C0AC0A 00000000 0001 0 0 950 00C0FFFF 0 0 0
Fix up the off-by-one when reaquiring position on continuation.
Fixes: 8be33e955cb9 ("fib_trie: Fib walk rcu should take a tnode and key instead of a trie and a leaf")
Acked-by: Alexander Duyck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <email@example.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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