Bug 183651 - sd data corrupter
sd data corrupter
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
Brian Brock
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Blocks: RHEL4u8_relnotes
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Reported: 2006-03-02 10:06 EST by Jason Baron
Modified: 2014-06-10 10:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-05-18 15:28:56 EDT
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Description Jason Baron 2006-03-02 10:06:54 EST
Description of problem:

unchecked 'len' value in sd.c can lead to data corruption. see: 
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/chrisw/linux-2.6.15.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=ed26c7781107e4d8fd0c654459e61b81096c4ff4


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h/w errors can lead to this condition, maybe other ways too?


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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-10-02 16:06:52 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 3 Vivek Goyal 2008-10-21 15:07:57 EDT
Committed in 78.15.EL . RPMS are available at http://people.redhat.com/vgoyal/rhel4/
Comment 7 Han Pingtian 2009-05-04 23:35:29 EDT
It is a backporting from the main stream. The patch has been included in
2.6.9-89.EL:linux-2.6.9-scsi-harden-against-possible-data-corrupter.patch.
Will change the status to VERIFIED. Thanks.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-18 15:28:56 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 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-2009-1024.html
Comment 10 Doug Ledford 2014-06-10 10:51:01 EDT
Clearing stale needinfo on CLOSED bug.

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