NAK: [Zesty][PATCH 0/2] UBUNTU: SAUCE: net sched actions: access to uninitialized data and error handling

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Thu Apr 13 15:43:33 UTC 2017


On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:57:06AM +0200, Fabian Gr├╝nbichler wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1682368
> 
> CC: Wolfang Bumiller <w.bumiller at proxmox.com>
> 
> == SRU Justification ==
> 
> Impact: adding a tc filter sometimes fails, potentially followed by kernel hangs and kernel NULL pointer dereference
> 
> Fix: proposed upstream by Wolfgang Bumiller [1,2]
> 
> Regression Potential: Since nobody else noticed this issue in 4.11 >= rc1 or Ubuntu 4.10 >= 15.17, and the fix only touches the broken code, the regression potential should be minimal ;)
> 
> 1: http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=149200746116365
> 2: http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=149200742616349

>From reading the thread these patches are obviously still undergoing
revisions. As Colin suggested, we need to wait for the final version
which gets applied upstream.

Thanks,
Seth




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