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Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2010 15:57:51 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: bfa driver sysfs crash

Please use CVE-2010-4343

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- "Eugene Teo" <eugene@...hat.com> wrote:

> 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
> /sys/class/fc_host/host#/statistics.
> 
> A bfa adapter must be present in the system for the problem to occur.
> 
> Upstream commit:
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/7873ca4e4401f0ecd8868bf1543113467e6bae61
> 
> Reference:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661182
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-scsi/msg43772.html
> 
> Thanks, Eugene

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