Bug 410531 - Kernel fails to audit netmask on IPsec SPD events
Summary: Kernel fails to audit netmask on IPsec SPD events
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Eric Paris
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
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Blocks: 253764
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Reported: 2007-12-04 16:08 UTC by Paul Moore
Modified: 2008-05-21 15:02 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0314
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 15:02:55 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2008:0314 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 2008-05-20 18:43:34 UTC

Description Paul Moore 2007-12-04 16:08:02 UTC
Description of problem:
Currently the netmask/prefix-length of an IPsec SPD entry is not included in 
any of the SPD related audit messages.  This can cause problems when the audit 
log is examined as the netmask/prefix-length is vital in determining what 
network traffic is affected by a particular SPD entry.  A patch has already 
been submitted and accepted upstream for the 2.6.25 kernel which addresses 
this issue:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new IPsec SPD entry using a network address, not a host address
2. Examine the audit log for the IPsec SPD entry
Actual results:
Missing netmask/prefix-length information

Expected results:
The SPD's netmask/prefix-length information is included in the audit record

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-12-10 21:15:30 UTC
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

Comment 4 Don Zickus 2007-12-21 20:18:33 UTC
in 2.6.18-62.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 15:02:55 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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