Bug 118555 - writes to /proc/scsi/scsi can scribble on random memory
writes to /proc/scsi/scsi can scribble on random memory
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Baron
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-17 13:03 EST by Matthew Galgoci
Modified: 2013-03-06 00:56 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:23:01 EDT
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Description Matthew Galgoci 2004-03-17 13:03:39 EST
Description of problem:

Invalid data (or typoes) to /proc/scsi/scsi can scribble on random
kernel memory.

How reproducible:

every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Accidently feed invalid data to /proc/scsi/scsi
2. Watch in awe as weird things happen.

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jason Baron 2004-03-22 12:35:13 EST
Can you provide a more specific example?
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:23:01 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL2.1, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products.  Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.

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If you feel this bug is indeed mission critical, please contact your
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