bnx2x: crash when using PTP with NULL pointer dereference

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Running timekeeper or any linuxptp program may crash a system with Broadcom bnx2x-based interfaces. A NULL pointer dereference is reported.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9
  • Broadcom bnx2x based NIC

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