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Re: [suse-security] Bug in nfsd from kernel 220.127.116.11-0.13
I would call his bug, a bug and a denial of service that any
user could trigger.
Mike Siedelberg wrote:
I thought this list was for SECURITY issues, which is why I subscribed to
it. Aren't there any other lists for discussing normal system bugs that
this sort of traffic should go to?
I find a lot of unnecessary chatter on non-security issues. I really hate
to censor anything, but on these lists that aren't moderated (presuming
that it's not monitored) sometimes discussions get carried away.
Just thought I would raise the point.
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07/25/2006 12:31 PM
[suse-security] Bug in nfsd from kernel 18.104.22.168-0.13
I discovered a bug in the nfs daemon delivered with the kernel update to
When accessing a large amount of files over an nfs export from a machine
with SuSE 10.1 and kernel 22.214.171.124-0.13, stale NFS handles occur. After
a short period (3-5s) the files are accessible again. "grep -R hello" *
triggers the bug for example.
SuSE 10.1 with kernel 126.96.36.199-0.13, NFS export of an XFS filesystem
mounted on different clients with autofs (UDP and TCP).
Degrading back the kernel to 188.8.131.52-4 and all works fine again.
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