Re: [PATCH] prevent CVE-2012-2372 rds-ping causes kernel panic

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 14:19:45 EST

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 02:12:54PM -0400, Jay Fenlason wrote:
> If you use rds-ping of the local IP address of some Infiniband HCAs
> (QLogic, possibly others) the machine will panic with a BUG_ON due to
> an overly restrictive check. Loosen the restriction a bit
> This should have gotten sent a while ago (it was first noticed in
> and patched in kernel-2.6.32-275.el6) but I got confused about its
> embargo status and lost it.
> Signed-off-by: Jay Fenlason <fenlason@xxxxxxxxxx>
> diff --git a/net/rds/ib_send.c b/net/rds/ib_send.c


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