iptables throws "iptables: Memory allocation problem." and causes kernel oops when forward slash character (/) is present in "--set --name" of recent module

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  • When forward slash character(/) is present in --set --name of recent module, kernel oops occurs.
  • Kernel oops occurs after execution of iptables with the recent module.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • iptables

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