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SubjectRe: Driver-Core: devtmpfs - reset inode permissions before unlinking
On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 12:26:41AM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jan 2010, Kay Sievers wrote:
> > > That said, this does fix a possible security problem when a misconfigured
> > > system is used, and the fix looks rather simple... ?Can it go to -stable
> > > eventually, even if it is months in the future, after it gets some testing
> > > in .34 ? ? Minor problems are still problems...
> >
> > Sure, we could do that. There is some stuff in the current .33 kernel,
> > which could go into .32-stable too, if that's useful.
>
> I think it probably would be useful. I understand .32 is going to stay with
> us for a long time, so it should get any fixes that have withstood the test
> of time.
>
> It is very annoying to have subtly different kernel behaviour (from
> mainline) in a long-term stable series...

I've queued up this patch to go into the -stable trees. Any other
specific one you can think of should also go?

thanks,

greg k-h


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