Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 42871
klogd: symbol sanity
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:20:59 EDT
Description of Problem:
By default, klogd doesn't check kernel symbol sanity, so can munge kernel oops data
Steps to Reproduce:
In /etc/rc.d/init.d/syslog, klogd is run without the `-x' option, so uses System.map to translate kernel oops output. Hosever, it does not check that System.map matches /proc/ksyms, so this data can be spurious. It should either run with `-x' by default, or should check that System.map matches /proc/ksyms. Or so the kernel hackers tell me.
klogd by default in 7.1 runs with the -2 option, to preserve one copy for