SRU request for LP#239215

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Mon Sep 29 16:27:42 UTC 2008


Colin Ian King wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/+source/linux/+bug/239215
> 
> SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: Kernel panics when using 8.0.4 server for a pair of redundant
> firewalls with keepalived and conntrackd. Specifically, running
> conntrack -c the kernel oops and panics.
> 
> Fix: Backport of upstream commits:
> 
> 86577c661bc01d5c4e477d74567df4470d6c5138
>  - [NETFILTER]: nf_conntrack: fix ct_extend ->move operation
> 019f692ea719a2da17606511d2648b8cc1762268
>  - [NETFILTER]: nf_conntrack: replace horrible hack with ksize()
> ceeff7541e5a4ba8e8d97ffbae32b3f283cb7a3f
>  - netfilter: nf_conntrack: fix ctnetlink related crash in
> nf_nat_setup_info()
> 68b80f11380889996aa7eadba29dbbb5c29a5864
>  - netfilter: nf_nat: fix RCU races
> 
> Testing:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/+source/linux/+bug/239215/comments/6
> 
> Patch tested in my PPA by Rainer Sabelka:
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/+source/linux/+bug/239215/comments/4
> 
> Attached: The patch
> 
> Note: This patch modifies include/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h
> and is an ABI bumper.
> 

ACK - there are ABI bumpers in the pipeline already. Lets get this one
in the -22 series.

-- 
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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