Bug 183651

Summary: sd data corrupter
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Jason Baron <jbaron>
Component: kernelAssignee: Doug Ledford <dledford>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 4.0CC: aviro, jbaron, knoel, phan, syeghiay
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Description Jason Baron 2006-03-02 15:06:54 UTC
Description of problem:

unchecked 'len' value in sd.c can lead to data corruption. see: 
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/chrisw/linux-2.6.15.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=ed26c7781107e4d8fd0c654459e61b81096c4ff4


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How reproducible:

h/w errors can lead to this condition, maybe other ways too?


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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-10-02 20:06:52 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.

Comment 3 Vivek Goyal 2008-10-21 19:07:57 UTC
Committed in 78.15.EL . RPMS are available at http://people.redhat.com/vgoyal/rhel4/

Comment 7 Han Pingtian 2009-05-05 03:35:29 UTC
It is a backporting from the main stream. The patch has been included in
2.6.9-89.EL:linux-2.6.9-scsi-harden-against-possible-data-corrupter.patch.
Will change the status to VERIFIED. Thanks.

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-18 19:28:56 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1024.html

Comment 10 Doug Ledford 2014-06-10 14:51:01 UTC
Clearing stale needinfo on CLOSED bug.