Re: [PATCH 3.2 000/110] 3.2.71-rc1 review
From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Tue Aug 11 2015 - 15:29:57 EST
On Tue, 2015-08-11 at 15:21 -0400, Jonathan Toppins wrote:
> On 08/10/2015 06:12 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 3.2.71 release.
> > There are 110 patches in this series, which will be posted as responses
> > to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
> > let me know.
> > Responses should be made by Wed Aug 12 11:00:00 UTC 2015.
> > Anything received after that time might be too late.
> > A combined patch relative to 3.2.70 will be posted as an additional
> > response to this. A shortlog and diffstat can be found below.
> Was thinking I would see upstream commit
> b6878d9e03043695dbf3fa1caa6dfc09db225b16, overlooked?
> Has been backported by at least Debian in their 3.2 kernel, version
> 3.2.68-1+deb7u3, to fix CVE-2015-5697.
Funnily enough, I am aware of that. :-)
> Maybe this upstream commit is too new and so it will show up in a later
> 3.2 stable version?
Yes, it is too new (only released in 4.2-rc6, and I looked for fixes up
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