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SubjectRe: 2.4.19rc3aa4
On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 08:02:18AM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Merged async-io from Benjamin LaHaise after purifying it from the
> /proc/ mess that made it not binary compatible with 2.5.
> While merging I did a number of cleanups and fixes, to mention a few of
> them I fixed a shell root exploit in map_user_kvect by using
> get_user_pages (that honours VM_MAYWRITE), it avoids corruption of
> KM_IRQ0 by doing spin_lock_irq in aio_read_evt, and a number of other
> minor not security and not stability related changes. Left out the
> networking async-io, it can be merged trivially at a later stage (if
> needed :).

Care to explain the problem and provide a separate patch for all the
people who aren't using your tree of patches? If there's a problem
as you claim, then it likely affects map_user_kiobuf too.

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