Bug 872799

Summary: net: WARN if struct ip_options was allocated directly by kmalloc [rhel-6.4]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Jiri Pirko <jpirko>
Component: kernelAssignee: Jiri Pirko <jpirko>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Network QE <network-qe>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: urgent    
Version: 6.4CC: dhoward, haliu, jpirko, jwest, msvoboda, pmatouse, rkhan, sforsber
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: ZStream
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Fixed In Version: kernel-2.6.32-339.el6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
The INET socket interface has been modified to send a warning message when the ip_options structure is allocated directly by a third-party module using the kmalloc() function.
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Clone Of: 872612 Environment:
Last Closed: 2013-02-21 06:55:12 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Depends On: 829109    
Bug Blocks: 877950    

Description Jiri Pirko 2012-11-03 09:46:03 UTC
In case struct ip_options is allocated directly by kmalloc by a 3rd
party module, warn about this situation in get_ip_options_rcu().

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2012-11-04 10:40:54 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product
Management has requested further review of this request by
Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release for currently deployed products.
This request is not yet committed for inclusion in a release.

Comment 3 Jarod Wilson 2012-11-06 21:19:57 UTC
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-339.el6

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 06:55:12 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0496.html