Bug 624364

Summary: system crashes due to corrupt net_device_wrapper structure [rhel-4.8.z]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: RHEL Program Management <pm-rhel>
Component: kernelAssignee: Don Howard <dhoward>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Gris Ge <fge>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: urgent    
Version: 4.8CC: bturner, bubrown, davem, dhoward, fge, jmarchan, jwest, nhorman, plyons, pm-eus
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: ZStream
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Executing a large "dd" command (1 to 5GB) on an iSCSI device with the qla3xxx driver caused a system crash due to the incorrect storing of a private data structure. With this update, the size of the stored data structure is checked and the system crashes no longer occur.
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Last Closed: 2010-10-19 18:48:29 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 620485    
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Description RHEL Program Management 2010-08-16 07:32:43 UTC
This bug has been copied from bug #620485 and has been proposed
to be backported to 4.8 z-stream (EUS).

Comment 3 Don Howard 2010-09-16 16:40:50 UTC
A patch for this issue has been included in kernel 2.6.9-89.0.30.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2010-10-19 18:48:29 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-2010-0779.html

Comment 7 Martin Prpič 2010-10-21 12:27:33 UTC
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Executing a large "dd" command (1 to 5GB) on an iSCSI device with the qla3xxx driver caused a system crash due to the incorrect storing of a private data structure. With this update, the size of the stored data structure is checked and the system crashes no longer occur.