[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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