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SubjectRe: patch 4.8 "net: handle no dst on skb in icmp6_send"
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On 01/08/2017, 03:28 PM, Bronek Kozicki wrote:
> Hello,
>
> any particular reason why this fix
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=79dc7e3f1cd323be4c81aa1a94faa1b3ed987fb2
> was missed from stable 4.8 line? Apparently the bug being fixed has its
> own https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-9919

The patch is marked as:
Fixes: 5d41ce29e ("net: icmp6_send should use dst dev to determine L3
domain")

and that is only in 4.9. So there seems to be a little point backporting
to older kernels.

thanks,
--
js
suse labs

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