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Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:40:38 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: bfa driver sysfs crash

The port data structure related to fc_host statistics collection is not
initialized. This causes system crash when reading the fc_host 
statistics. The fix is to initialize port structure during driver attach.

This can be triggered by reading the fc statistics files under

A bfa adapter must be present in the system for the problem to occur.

Upstream commit:


Thanks, Eugene

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