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Bug 245369 - =sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6.27* breaks loading ipsec policy
Summary: =sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6.27* breaks loading ipsec policy
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Bug Wranglers and Kernel Maintainers
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-11-03 09:04 UTC by Petr Pisar
Modified: 2008-12-17 14:01 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Fix from David Miller's net-2.6 tree (fix_setkey_policy_set_breakage.patch,1.45 KB, patch)
2008-11-03 09:13 UTC, Petr Pisar
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Description Petr Pisar 2008-11-03 09:04:40 UTC
Linux 2.6.27 contains one-line bug which disallows IPsec policy loading.

Attempt to load a policy via setkey tools produces error:
setkey: invalid keymsg length

Also racoon daemon is affected. It loops indefinitely and consumes CPU cycles uselessly.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Fix has been accepted by David Miller. See the URL link.
Comment 2 Mike Pagano gentoo-dev 2008-11-17 17:26:21 UTC
Patch included in gentoo-sources-2.6.27-r3 which is now in portage.