Bug 155999 - Bug in x86_64 put_user patch
Bug in x86_64 put_user patch
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
http://ehlo.org/~kay/gitweb.pl?p=home...
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Reported: 2005-04-26 11:32 EDT by Brian Gerst
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-26 18:51:29 EDT
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Description Brian Gerst 2005-04-26 11:32:35 EDT
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Description of problem:
You took the put_user patch which has a bug that can cause an oops.  You also need this patch to fix the problem completely:

http://ehlo.org/~kay/gitweb.pl?p=home/kay/public_html/linux-2.6;a=commitdiff;h=efab7739d99eae948971140b2aa3dddf7f72c900

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.11-1.1267_FC4

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Cause put_user to fault.

Actual Results:  kernel oops.

Expected Results:  returns -EFAULT

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-04-26 18:51:29 EDT
thanks, fixed in cvs. will be in tomorrows build.

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