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SubjectRe: planned 2.6.35.x -stable release for critical x86-64 vulnerabilities ?
* Greg KH (gregkh@suse.de) wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 12:53:20PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > Sorry to have to ask this, but I was wondering about the ETA for the next round
> > of -stable releases including fixes for the following bugs that seems to be
> > actively exploited in the wild
> > (http://blog.iweb.com/en/2010/09/64bits-linux-important-security-vulnerability-identified/5437.html
> > http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9574):
> >
> > CVE-2010-3081 (fixed by upstream
> > commit c41d68a513c71e35a14f66d71782d27a79a81ea6)
> > "compat: Make compat_alloc_user_space() incorporate the access_ok()"
> >
> > and
> > CVE-2010-3301 (fixed by upstream
> > commit 36d001c70d8a0144ac1d038f6876c484849a74de
> > "x86-64, compat: Test %rax for the syscall number, not %eax"
> > and
> > commit
> > commit eefdca043e8391dcd719711716492063030b55ac
> > "x86-64, compat: Retruncate rax after ia32 syscall entry tracing")
> >
> > I'd like to rebase the LTTng tree on top of -stable as soon as it incorporates
> > these fixes. I could just pull the fixes in my own tree, but this would be
> > duplicated effort.
> >
> > Again, sorry for the hassle, but I feel these bugs require immediate attention.
>
> Does NOBODY frickin read my -rc stable announcements? This is only the
> 8th email today that I've gotten about this issue.
>
> {sigh}
>
> I don't know why I even bother at times...
>
> Sorry, I don't mean to take it out on you, but please people, at least
> do some basic searching. Like look at the -stable queue git tree which
> shows that a -rc has been released and is under review, or look at the
> lkml traffic, or, subscribe to the stable-review mailing list or look at
> its archives.

I did look at the stable-queue.git tree, and did not find anything about 2.6.35.
The tree only specify "start .27/.32 review cycle". Nothing about .35. This is
why I thought it was appropriate to email you about 2.6.35.x.

I'll also read the -rc stable announcements next time, point taken.

Thanks,

Mathieu

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Mathieu Desnoyers
Operating System Efficiency R&D Consultant
EfficiOS Inc.
http://www.efficios.com


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