module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a zero byte

Bug #1494943 reported by Andy Whitcroft on 2015-09-11
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
High
Andy Whitcroft

Bug Description

module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a 0. This occurs randomly.

Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-09-11
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
status: Triaged → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
milestone: none → ubuntu-15.09
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-09-13
summary: - module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a 0
+ module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a 0 byte
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-09-13
summary: - module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a 0 byte
+ module signing can fail if the module identifier starts with a zero byte
Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :

Identified issue in the kernel and pushed proposed fix upstream.

Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :

Also uplaoded a no change rebuild to get a new non-zero key.

Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :

Patch as sent upstream.

tags: added: patch
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-10-04
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-15.09 → ubuntu-15.10
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-11-04
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-15.10 → ubuntu-15.11
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2015-12-07
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-15.11 → ubuntu-15.12
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2016-01-19
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-15.12 → ubuntu-16.01
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2016-02-01
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-16.01 → ubuntu-16.02
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2016-03-10
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-16.02 → ubuntu-16.03
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