Bug 852005 - ifup-alias doesn't check an IP address for existence
Summary: ifup-alias doesn't check an IP address for existence
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Lukáš Nykrýn
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-08-27 10:03 UTC by Jiri Skala
Modified: 2018-12-09 16:50 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: initscripts-9.03.32-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: No check if address is already used is performed for alias interfaces. Consequence: Already used IP address might be assigned to alias interface. Fix: Check whether the IP is already used or not. Result: Error message is outputted and address is not assigned.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-02-21 10:26:04 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Knowledge Base (Solution) 891883 None None None Never
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0518 normal SHIPPED_LIVE initscripts bug fix and enhancement update 2013-02-20 21:29:01 UTC

Comment 1 Lukáš Nykrýn 2012-08-28 13:00:57 UTC
I would only replace exit with return, otherwise patch looks sane.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 10:26:04 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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