RHCK(RedHat Compatible Kernel) Panic on System Call "netlink_compare" (Doc ID 2303999.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Oracle Linux 7 running RHCK(RedHat Compatible Kernel) got panic on system call "netlink_compare".

[320225.160582] Modules linked in: vmw_vsock_vmci_transport vsock ext4 mbcache jbd2 ppdev vmw_balloon coretemp crc32_pclmul ghash_clmulni_intel aesni_intel lrw gf128mul glue_helper ablk_helper cryptd sg pcspkr parport_pc parport i2c_piix4 shpchp vmw_vmci nfsd auth_rpcgss nfs_acl lockd grace sunrpc binfmt_misc ip_tables xfs libcrc32c sr_mod cdrom ata_generic pata_acpi sd_mod crc_t10dif crct10dif_generic vmwgfx drm_kms_helper ttm crct10dif_pclmul ata_piix crct10dif_common drm crc32c_intel serio_raw libata vmxnet3 vmw_pvscsi i2c_core floppy dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_mod
[320225.160855] CPU: 9 PID: 126170 Comm: crond Not tainted 3.10.0-327.36.1.el7.x86_64 #1
[320225.160883] Hardware name: VMware, Inc. VMware Virtual Platform/440BX Desktop Reference Platform, BIOS 6.00 09/21/2015
[320225.160923] task: ffff881ec483dc00 ti: ffff88244a8fc000 task.ti: ffff88244a8fc000
[320225.160949] RIP: 0010:[] [] netlink_compare+0xb/0x30 <<<<
[320225.160986] RSP: 0018:ffff88244a8ffaf8 EFLAGS: 00010246
[320225.161051] RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 6c63880e074f1fc1 RCX: 0000000069c8238a
[320225.161076] RDX: 000000000001ecda RSI: ffff88244a8ffb48 RDI: 6c63880e074f1b39
[320225.161101] RBP: ffff88244a8ffb30 R08: ffff88244a8ffb44 R09: 0000000000000001
[320225.161125] R10: 0000000000000400 R11: 0000000000000400 R12: ffff8827da63a678
[320225.161149] R13: ffff88244a8ffb48 R14: ffffffff81556040 R15: ffff8824639b1680
[320225.161179] FS: 00007f786272e800(0000) GS:ffff88281b840000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
[320225.162081] CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
[320225.162116] CR2: 00007fff08d9f000 CR3: 00000021e1a4a000 CR4: 00000000001407e0
[320225.162208] DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
[320225.162294] DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
[320225.162336] Stack:
[320225.162349] ffff88244a8ffb30 ffffffff813080a0 ffff8827d896b800 000000000000009c
[320225.162400] 0000000000000024 00000000000000d0 0000000000000014 ffff88244a8ffb60
[320225.162484] ffffffff8155697e 0001ecda81639c42 ffffffff81a26d80 ffff88240001ecda
[320225.162534] Call Trace:
[320225.162557] [] ? rhashtable_lookup_compare+0x50/0x90
[320225.162598] [] netlink_lookup+0x4e/0x80
[320225.162633] [] netlink_getsockbyportid+0x1f/0x70
[320225.162671] [] netlink_alloc_skb+0x1f/0x1e0
[320225.162707] [] netlink_ack+0x49/0x110
[320225.162740] [] audit_receive+0x67/0xa0
[320225.162774] [] netlink_unicast+0xed/0x1b0
[320225.162808] [] netlink_sendmsg+0x330/0x770
[320225.162846] [] sock_sendmsg+0xb0/0xf0
[320225.162880] [] SYSC_sendto+0x121/0x1c0
[320225.162915] [] ? __do_page_fault+0x16d/0x450
[320225.162960] [] ? do_page_fault+0x23/0x80
[320225.162994] [] SyS_sendto+0xe/0x10
[320225.163025] [] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
[320225.163059] Code: 8b 77 08 39 77 14 8d 4e 01 41 0f 44 c9 41 39 c8 89 4f 08 74 09 48 8b 08 83 3c 11 04 74 e2 5d c3 0f 1f 44 00 00 55 31 c0 8b 56 08 97 00 03 00 00 48 89 e5 74 0a 5d c3 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00
[320225.163265] RIP [] netlink_compare+0xb/0x30

 

Cause

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