Bug 154551 - CAN-2005-1041 crash while reading /proc/net/route
CAN-2005-1041 crash while reading /proc/net/route
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Miller
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-12 12:46 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 14:52:30 EDT
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Fix for /proc/net/route OOPS (1.04 KB, patch)
2005-04-12 15:37 EDT, David Miller
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-04-12 12:46:34 EDT
The fib_seq_start function in fib_hash.c in Linux kernel allows local
users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via /proc/net/route.

Comment 1 David Miller 2005-04-12 15:36:08 EDT
I have already submitted the fix for this for RHEL4 inclusion.
I'll attach it here,  but can someone verify that it got put
into the RHEL4 tree already?
Comment 2 David Miller 2005-04-12 15:37:08 EDT
Created attachment 113048 [details]
Fix for /proc/net/route OOPS
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2005-04-12 15:40:57 EDT
Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 14:52:30 EDT
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 the 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.


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