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Subjectkernel panic: audit: backlog limit exceeded

syzbot found the following crash on:

HEAD commit: 36a44bcd Merge branch 'bnxt_en-shutdown-and-kexec-kdump-re..
git tree: net
console output:
kernel config:
dashboard link:
compiler: gcc (GCC) 9.0.0 20181231 (experimental)
syz repro:
C reproducer:

The bug was bisected to:

commit 0c1b9970ddd4cc41002321c3877e7f91aacb896d
Author: Dan Carpenter <>
Date: Fri Jul 28 14:42:27 2017 +0000

staging: lustre: lustre: Off by two in lmv_fid2path()

bisection log:
final crash:
console output:

IMPORTANT: if you fix the bug, please add the following tag to the commit:
Fixes: 0c1b9970ddd4 ("staging: lustre: lustre: Off by two in lmv_fid2path()")

audit: audit_backlog=13 > audit_backlog_limit=7
audit: audit_lost=1 audit_rate_limit=0 audit_backlog_limit=7
Kernel panic - not syncing: audit: backlog limit exceeded
CPU: 1 PID: 9913 Comm: syz-executor024 Not tainted 5.6.0-rc1-syzkaller #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 01/01/2011
Call Trace:
__dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:77 [inline]
dump_stack+0x197/0x210 lib/dump_stack.c:118
panic+0x2e3/0x75c kernel/panic.c:221
audit_panic.cold+0x32/0x32 kernel/audit.c:307
audit_log_lost kernel/audit.c:377 [inline]
audit_log_lost+0x8b/0x180 kernel/audit.c:349
audit_log_start kernel/audit.c:1788 [inline]
audit_log_start+0x70e/0x7c0 kernel/audit.c:1745
audit_log+0x95/0x120 kernel/audit.c:2345
xt_replace_table+0x61d/0x830 net/netfilter/x_tables.c:1413
__do_replace+0x1da/0x950 net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c:1084
do_replace net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c:1157 [inline]
do_ip6t_set_ctl+0x33a/0x4c8 net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c:1681
nf_sockopt net/netfilter/nf_sockopt.c:106 [inline]
nf_setsockopt+0x77/0xd0 net/netfilter/nf_sockopt.c:115
ipv6_setsockopt net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c:949 [inline]
ipv6_setsockopt+0x147/0x180 net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c:933
tcp_setsockopt net/ipv4/tcp.c:3165 [inline]
tcp_setsockopt+0x8f/0xe0 net/ipv4/tcp.c:3159
sock_common_setsockopt+0x94/0xd0 net/core/sock.c:3149
__sys_setsockopt+0x261/0x4c0 net/socket.c:2130
__do_sys_setsockopt net/socket.c:2146 [inline]
__se_sys_setsockopt net/socket.c:2143 [inline]
__x64_sys_setsockopt+0xbe/0x150 net/socket.c:2143
do_syscall_64+0xfa/0x790 arch/x86/entry/common.c:294
RIP: 0033:0x44720a
Code: 49 89 ca b8 37 00 00 00 0f 05 48 3d 01 f0 ff ff 0f 83 1a e0 fb ff c3 66 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00 49 89 ca b8 36 00 00 00 0f 05 <48> 3d 01 f0 ff ff 0f 83 fa df fb ff c3 66 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00
RSP: 002b:00007ffd032dec78 EFLAGS: 00000286 ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000036
RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 0000000000000003 RCX: 000000000044720a
RDX: 0000000000000040 RSI: 0000000000000029 RDI: 0000000000000003
RBP: 00007ffd032deda0 R08: 00000000000003b8 R09: 0000000000004000
R10: 00000000006d7b40 R11: 0000000000000286 R12: 00007ffd032deca0
R13: 00000000006d9d60 R14: 0000000000000029 R15: 00000000006d7ba0
Kernel Offset: disabled
Rebooting in 86400 seconds..

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