Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 684616
cryptsetup segfaults in plain mode
Last modified: 2013-02-28 23:10:18 EST
Description of problem:
# cryptsetup create x /dev/sdb -h sha256
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Regression in update package.
# rpm -q cryptsetup-luks
# cryptsetup create x /dev/vdb -h sha256
# echo $?
# ls -l /dev/mapper/x
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 252, 2 9 may 7,49 /dev/mapper/x
Moving to VERIFIED.
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Previously, the cryptsetup utility could have terminated unexpectedly when the key size was larger than 256 bits. The cryptsetup utility now properly supports keys longer than 256 bits, fixing the problem.
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 therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.