nft core dumps with "netlink_gen_raw_data: Assertion `len > 0' failed" messages when interface name "*" is used

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • nft coredumps with "netlink_gen_raw_data: Assertion len > 0 failed" messages when interface name "*" is used.
  • nft core dumps.
  • Unlike iptables, nft cannot use "*" as interface name.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8).
  • nftables version < 0.9.3-12

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