Bug 228422 - LSPP: cleanup xfrm_audit_log interface
Summary: LSPP: cleanup xfrm_audit_log interface
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Eric Paris
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 234654 RHEL5LSPPCertTracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-13 00:36 UTC by Joy Latten
Modified: 2018-10-19 22:59 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0959
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-11-07 19:40:10 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
LSPP.65 kernel patch for this issue. (2.38 KB, patch)
2007-02-19 17:24 UTC, Eric Paris
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0959 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 1 2007-11-08 00:47:37 UTC

Description Joy Latten 2007-02-13 00:36:58 UTC
Description of problem:

xfrm_audit_log()is not called correctly and BUG() needs to be added to ensure
some arguments are valid.

When called in xfrm_get_policy() causes a kernel crash. 

A patch has been posted on netdev mailing list and is currently undergoing a
review there.

This problem exists in lspp kernel and upstream kernel.

Comment 1 Eric Paris 2007-02-16 18:57:01 UTC
Notes to self:


Going to need to revert patch # 21202 
Name: linux-2.6-xfrm-audit-correct-xfrm-auditing-panic.patch

To put this in.

Comment 2 Eric Paris 2007-02-19 17:24:31 UTC
Created attachment 148347 [details]
LSPP.65 kernel patch for this issue.

LSPP.65 kernel reveted the last fix for this problem and this patch should
implement the upstream fix.  Since the original problem is a panic we probably
need to be sure to solicit the upstream testers who found the problem to
specifically test with this patch.

Comment 3 Eric Paris 2007-03-06 21:32:03 UTC
I need to post this for a RHEL5 update.  It is upstream and has been verified as
still working in the LSPP kernels.

Comment 4 Joy Latten 2007-03-16 21:41:54 UTC
Tested xfrm_get_policy in LSPP kernel using a test program and appears ok.

Comment 6 RHEL Program Management 2007-03-28 18:42:11 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Kernel Team for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release, and has moved to bugzilla 
status POST.

Comment 7 Don Zickus 2007-04-23 21:51:22 UTC
in 2.6.18-16.el5

Comment 9 John Poelstra 2007-08-27 18:38:19 UTC
A fix for this issue should have been included in the packages contained in the
RHEL5.1-Snapshot3 on partners.redhat.com.  

Requested action: Please verify that your issue is fixed as soon as possible to
ensure that it is included in this update release.

After you (Red Hat Partner) have verified that this issue has been addressed,
please perform the following:
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Comment 10 Joy Latten 2007-08-28 18:14:24 UTC
Verified that this is fixed.

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 19:40:10 UTC
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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