[3.8.y.z extended stable] Linux

From: Kamal Mostafa
Date: Fri Aug 29 2014 - 13:45:41 EST

I am announcing the release of the Linux kernel.

** NOTE: This is the last Linux 3.8.y.z extended stable version
** that will be released and supported by the Ubuntu Kernel team.

The updated 3.8.y tree can be found at:
git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/linux.git linux-3.8.y
and can be browsed at:

The diff from v3.8.13.27 is posted as a follow-up to this email.

The 3.8.y extended stable tree is maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.
For more info, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable


Makefile | 2 +-
arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h | 16 +++++++
arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S | 13 +++--
drivers/target/target_core_rd.c | 2 +-
fs/namespace.c | 59 ++++++++++++++++++++---
include/linux/mount.h | 9 +++-
include/linux/ptrace.h | 3 ++
mm/shmem.c | 104 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c | 4 +-
net/sctp/associola.c | 2 +-
10 files changed, 186 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

Andy Lutomirski (1):
x86_32, entry: Do syscall exit work on badsys (CVE-2014-4508)

Eric W. Biederman (4):
mnt: Only change user settable mount flags in remount
mnt: Move the test for MNT_LOCK_READONLY from change_mount_flags into do_remount
mnt: Correct permission checks in do_remount
mnt: Change the default remount atime from relatime to the existing value

Hugh Dickins (3):
shmem: fix faulting into a hole while it's punched
shmem: fix faulting into a hole, not taking i_mutex
shmem: fix splicing from a hole while it's punched

Kamal Mostafa (1):

Nicholas Bellinger (1):
target: Explicitly clear ramdisk_mcp backend pages

Sasha Levin (1):
net/l2tp: don't fall back on UDP [get|set]sockopt

Sven Wegener (1):
x86_32, entry: Store badsys error code in %eax

Tejun Heo (1):
ptrace,x86: force IRET path after a ptrace_stop()

Xufeng Zhang (1):
sctp: Fix sk_ack_backlog wrap-around problem

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