[PATCH 4.4 0/5] 4.4.153-stable review

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sun Aug 26 2018 - 02:43:09 EST

This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 4.4.153 release.
There are 5 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
let me know.

Responses should be made by Tue Aug 28 06:40:50 UTC 2018.
Anything received after that time might be too late.

The whole patch series can be found in one patch at:
or in the git tree and branch at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable-rc.git linux-4.4.y
and the diffstat can be found below.


greg k-h

Pseudo-Shortlog of commits:

Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Linux 4.4.153-rc1

Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@xxxxxxxxxx>
ovl: warn instead of error if d_type is not supported

Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@xxxxxxxxxx>
ovl: Do d_type check only if work dir creation was successful

Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@xxxxxxxxxx>
ovl: Ensure upper filesystem supports d_type

Eric Biggers <ebiggers@xxxxxxxxxx>
x86/mm: Fix use-after-free of ldt_struct

Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
x86/mm/pat: Fix L1TF stable backport for CPA



Makefile | 4 ++--
arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h | 3 +--
arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c | 2 +-
fs/overlayfs/overlayfs.h | 1 +
fs/overlayfs/readdir.c | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
fs/overlayfs/super.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
6 files changed, 62 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)