Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 219615
device mapper: possible overwriting of extra slot in bi_io_vec
Last modified: 2013-02-28 23:04:24 EST
The existing code allocates an extra slot in bi_io_vec and uses it to
store the region number.
DM need hide the extra slot from bio_add_page() so the region number
can't get overwritten.
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QE ack for RHEL4.5.
committed in stream U5 build 42.36. A test kernel with this patch is available
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