VirtualBox

Ticket #18621 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Failure to disable hardening in Linux kernel modules -> fixed in releases after May 8 2019

Reported by: Ambroz Bizjak Owned by:
Component: host support Version: VirtualBox 6.0.6
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Linux

Description

As of VirtualBox 6, there is a bug in the export of kernel module source code whereby if hardening was disabled with a configure flag, it is not actually disabled in VBoxNetAdp, VBoxNetFlt and VBoxPci (but is disabled in VBoxDrv). This seems to be the result of refactoring of makefiles and forgetting to update sed commands that remove the VBOX_WITH_HARDENING compile flag. I am attaching a patch.

Attachments

fix_module_makefile_sed.patch Download (1.8 KB) - added by Ambroz Bizjak 5 months ago.
Patch

Change History

Changed 5 months ago by Ambroz Bizjak

Patch

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by michael

  • Summary changed from Failure to disable hardening in Linux kernel modules to Failure to disable hardening in Linux kernel modules -> fixed in releases after May 8 2019

Thank you Ambroz, fixed. Again, could you add a comment that your patch is under the MIT licence?

https://www.virtualbox.org/changeset/78444/vbox

comment:2 Changed 4 months ago by michael

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

comment:3 Changed 4 months ago by Ambroz Bizjak

Thanks. My patch is under the MIT licence.

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