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System log displays "nfsd Tainted" error on Linux clients


Article ID: 170259


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Endpoint Protection


The system log (e.g. /var/log/messages, dmesg) displays error "nfsd Tainted" on Symantec Endpoint Protection Linux clients.

System log displays following error:

WARNING: at fs/namei.c:1577 lookup_one_len+0xf1/0x110() (Tainted: P           -- ------------   )
Hardware name: VMware Virtual Platform
Modules linked in: nfsd lockd nfs_acl auth_rpcgss sunrpc exportfs nls_utf8 fuse autofs4 8021q garp stp llc symap_rh_ES_6_2_6_32_431_el6_x86_64(P)(U) symev_rh_ES_6_2_6_32_431_el6_x86_64(U) ipt_REJECT ip6t_REJECT nf_conntrack_ipv6 nf_defrag_ipv6 xt_state nf_conntrack ip6table_filter ip6_tables ipv6 uinput microcode vmware_balloon sg vmxnet3 i2c_piix4 shpchp ext4 jbd2 mbcache sr_mod cdrom sd_mod crc_t10dif ahci pata_acpi ata_generic ata_piix vmw_pvscsi vmwgfx ttm drm_kms_helper drm i2c_core dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log dm_mod [last unloaded: nf_defrag_ipv4]
Pid: 3333, comm: nfsd Tainted: P           -- ------------    2.6.32-642.el6.x86_64 #1
Call Trace:
 [<ffffffff8107c911>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x91/0xe0
 [<ffffffff8107c97a>] ? warn_slowpath_null+0x1a/0x20
 [<ffffffff811a8151>] ? lookup_one_len+0xf1/0x110
 [<ffffffffa03b5e8d>] ? symev_nfsd4_proc_compound+0x59d/0x7b0 [symev_rh_ES_6_2_6_32_431_el6_x86_64]
 [<ffffffffa04b865d>] ? nfsd_cache_lookup+0x51d/0x670 [nfsd]
 [<ffffffffa04ac405>] ? nfsd_dispatch+0xe5/0x230 [nfsd]
 [<ffffffffa042fd04>] ? svc_process_common+0x344/0x640 [sunrpc]
 [<ffffffff8106c720>] ? default_wake_function+0x0/0x20
 [<ffffffffa04303a0>] ? svc_process+0x110/0x160 [sunrpc]
 [<ffffffffa04acc62>] ? nfsd+0xc2/0x160 [nfsd]
 [<ffffffffa04acba0>] ? nfsd+0x0/0x160 [nfsd]
 [<ffffffff810a662e>] ? kthread+0x9e/0xc0
 [<ffffffff8100c28a>] ? child_rip+0xa/0x20
 [<ffffffff810a6590>] ? kthread+0x0/0xc0
 [<ffffffff8100c280>] ? child_rip+0x0/0x20
---[ end trace 246e4b2fedd67110 ]---


NFS4 server of Redhat Enterprise Linux.
SEP for Linux 12.1/14 installed


This issue is fixed in Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0.1 MP1 (14 RU1 MP1). For information on how to obtain the latest build of Symantec Endpoint Protection, see Download the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection