Bug 183701 - gfs_fsck segfaults on corrupt extended attribute block
gfs_fsck segfaults on corrupt extended attribute block
Product: Red Hat Cluster Suite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gfs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Marzinski
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Reported: 2006-03-02 17:16 EST by Ben Marzinski
Modified: 2010-01-11 22:09 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0233
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Last Closed: 2006-03-09 14:43:25 EST
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Description Ben Marzinski 2006-03-02 17:16:25 EST
Description of problem:
gfs_fsck segfaults if an extended attribute block is corrupted.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Corrupt a extended attribute block
2. Run gfs_fsck
Actual results:

gfs_fsck segfaults

Expected results:

gfs_fsck correctly cleans up the extended attribute block

Additional info:

This is the 6.1 version of the gfs_fsck segfault bug from bugzilla #173697
Comment 1 Ben Marzinski 2006-03-02 17:19:14 EST
Fixed. gfs_fsck was making a lot of assumptions about the type of corruption in
the extended attribute blocks.  Those assumptions have been removed. It should now
handle any type of corruption of extended attribute blocks
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-09 14:43:25 EST
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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