fwts: SMBIOS test should fully sanity check the header and preferably dump the header in information fields

Bug #876331 reported by Colin Ian King on 2011-10-17
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Colin Ian King

Bug Description

The current implementation of the SMBIOS SMBIOS Entry Point Structure check is way too shallow. It should sanity check more fields and also dump the structure in log info fields.

Colin Ian King (colin-king) wrote :

Fix committed, commit 0edfdf1b6f85ffe857a0a20a5dab5cdbc2557c83. Will appear in fwts V0.24.08

Changed in fwts (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → Colin King (colin-king)
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package fwts - 0.24.14

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fwts (0.24.14) precise; urgency=low

  * Add copy-acpica.sh script that updates the ACPI
  * data: klog: add _OSC evaluation failure tests
  * data: klog: add _CRS evaluation PNP kernel erro
  * uefi: csm: fix typo.

fwts (0.24.13) precise; urgency=low

  * acpi: power_button: remove check on /proc/acpi/button/power
  * lib: fwts_button: add power button support
  * acpi: lid: use button helper
  * lib: add generic button helper into lib
  * lib: add generic button helper

fwts (0.24.12) precise; urgency=low

  * debian: update control
  * uefi: add UEFI CSM check.

fwts (0.24.11) oneiric; urgency=low

  * lib: update battery helpers and re-work tests
  * acpi: s3power: use fwts_battery helper
  * lib: add fwts_battery
  * s3power: use fwts_ac_adapter()
  * acpi: ac_adapter: use fwts_ac_adapter lib
  * lib: add fwts_ac_adapter
  * acpi: ac_adapter: use newer /sys interface
  * acpi: method: clean up dangling whitespaces
  * acpi: method: handle mobile platform tests when FADT is lying
  * acpi: method: dump return object on non-null return failures.
  * acpi: method: make lock delay between each test 0 usecs
  * acpi: method: on non-mobile tests explicitly report skipped mobile tests
  * lib: fwts_cmos: disabled interrupts during port I/O (LP: #880472)
  * bios: pciirq: fix typo
  * bios: pnp: fix typo in event_notification_addr

fwts (0.24.10) oneiric; urgency=low

  * fwts-collect: fix mpdump log and don't remove README.txt
  * doc: remove --dmidecode option from man page
  * pci: crs: fetch BIOS date from /sys/class/dmi/id/bios_date
  * lib + tests: remove framework dmidecode and --dmidecode option
  * lib: fwts_dump: don't use fw->dmidecode anymore
  * lib: fwts_dump: warnings if not being run by root.
  * lib: fwts_framework: fwts_framework_show_version() more generic
  * lib + tests: add warning flag to fwts_check_root_euid()
  * klog: enable this for non-x86
  * pci: maxreadreq: enable this for non-x86
  * kernel: oops: enable this for non-x86
  * lib: fwts_dump: do sensible non-x86 dumps
  * lib: fwts_smbios: fix non-x86 build failure.

fwts (0.24.09) oneiric; urgency=low

  * bios: Add PnP Installation Check structure test
  * bios: pciirq: fix formatting
  * bios: Add Legacy PCI IRQ Routing Table test

fwts (0.24.08) oneiric; urgency=low

  * debian: remove dependancy on dmidecode
  * pci: crs: get BIOS date from SMBIOS rather than rely on dmidecode
  * lib: fwts_smbios: add in fwts_dmi_header from dmi_decode
  * lib: fwts_smbios, fetch version number too.
  * dmi: dmi_decode: complete re-write, better detection (LP: #874373)
  * bios: smbios: handle legacy DMI header
  * lib: smbios: handle legacy DMI header
  * lib: tidy up headers
  * bios: smbios: use smbios find helper
  * lib: add smbios find helper
  * bios: smbios: check header fully and dump fields (LP: #876331)
  * bios: bios32: use fwts_checksum
  * acpi: checksum: use fwts_checksum
  * lib: fwts_acpi_tables: use fwts_checksum
  * lib: multiproc: use fwts_checksum
  * lib: add checksum helper fwts_checksum()
  * bios: smbios: use systab efi helper
  * lib: fwts_acpi_tables: use systab efi helper
  * lib: ad...

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Changed in fwts (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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