kern/67919: Why nobody take serious to fix this bug?
maxim at macomnet.ru
Mon Oct 31 03:50:17 PST 2005
The following reply was made to PR kern/67919; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at macomnet.ru>
To: "Cai, Quanqing" <caiquanqing at gmail.com>
Cc: freebsd-current at freebsd.org, bug-followup at freebsd.org,
Edwin Groothuis <edwin at mavetju.org>, Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru>,
Uwe Doering <gemini at geminix.org>
Subject: Re: kern/67919: Why nobody take serious to fix this bug?
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 14:42:03 +0300 (MSK)
On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, 21:28-0800, Cai, Quanqing wrote:
> Today I happened to read this message on freebsd-stable:
> After I read all messages and related links, I feel so frustrating,
> why nobody take serious to fix this bug even we have a patch for it?
> I can repeat this bug on 7.0-CURRENT and 6.0-RC1 easily as a normal
> user! System goes no response so I have to power cycle it. The patch
> made by Uwe Doering actually works well. This bug looks like a
> security hole to me:( If you guys don't like this patch, please give
> out a reason and come out a better patch or solution.
I was told the patch is incorrect. It works in certain cases but
incorrect in general.
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