[ubuntu-hardened] Kernel Panic with SELinux and NFS?

Kees Cook kees at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 13 17:16:24 BST 2009


On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 12:28:44PM +0100, Darren McGuicken wrote:
> * Kees Cook (kees at ubuntu.com) wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 10:41:00PM +0100, Darren McGuicken wrote:
> >
> > > Hardy server without SELinux, sharing files over NFSv4, Jaunty beta
> > > on my laptop with SELinux enabled == Kernel Panic and hard lock (on
> > > the server!) when accessing files on the NFS share...
> >
> > > 2) Who on earth do I raise the bug report to?
> >
> > If you can reduce it to a series of steps that is easy to reproduce,
> > the best place by far would to be to open a Launchpad bug report
> > against "linux".  I recommend using the "ubuntu-bug linux" command as
> > that will attach various commonly-requested files, etc.
> 
> That might be tricky, the server in question runs as my primary mail
> and web server so randomly crashing it isn't really an option.  I'll
> see if I can set up a vm at some point to replicate the lock in a more
> controlled manner.
> 
> Is there any merit in opening the bug with essentially the text above?

It could help other people encountering the problem find the report and
possibly provide more details.

-- 
Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team



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