Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:12:52 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE request Linux kernel: IB/core: crash while resolving passive side RoCE L2 address in cma_req_handler Hello, Linux kernel built with the InfiniBand communication link(CONFIG_INFINIBAND) along with the support for Remote Direct Memory Access(RDMA) over Convered Ethernet(RoCE), is vulnerable to a crash caused by invalid memory access. It occurs while trying to resolve RoCE L2 address on the server side. A remote unprivileged user/program could use this flaw to crash the kernel, resulting in DoS. Upstream fix: ------------- -> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/3896781/ Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team
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