Bug 874973 - net: WARN if struct ip_options was allocated directly by kmalloc [rhel-5.8.z]
Summary: net: WARN if struct ip_options was allocated directly by kmalloc [rhel-5.8.z]
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.9
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Radomir Vrbovsky
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
Depends On: 872612
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Reported: 2012-11-09 08:19 UTC by Jiri Pallich
Modified: 2013-01-07 11:52 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel-2.6.18-308.21.1.el5
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
The INET socket interface has been modified to send a warning message when the ip_options structure is allocated directly by a third-party module using the kmalloc() function.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-12-04 20:56:03 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:1540 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2012-12-05 01:51:24 UTC

Description Jiri Pallich 2012-11-09 08:19:23 UTC
This bug has been copied from bug #872612 and has been proposed
to be backported to 5.8 z-stream (EUS).

Comment 5 Radomir Vrbovsky 2012-11-19 10:17:00 UTC
in kernel-2.6.18-308.21.1.el5

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2012-12-04 20:56:03 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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