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SubjectRe: patch 4.8 "net: handle no dst on skb in icmp6_send"
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On 11/01/2017 15:50, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> 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.


it is water under the bridge now, but I started this thread because I
noticed that some distributions are adding this to their own 4.8 kernels


B.

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