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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: Daniel Phillips <phillips@phunq.net>
Cc: Pekka J Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
	ndenev@gmail.com, bastian@waldi.eu.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, jens.axboe@oracle.com,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, oliver.pntr@gmail.com,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org, stable@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [stable] [PATCH] vmsplice exploit fix (was: splice: fix user pointer access in get_iovec_page_array)
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 23:53:14 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080211075314.GA7717@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802102329.50843.phillips@phunq.net>

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 11:29:50PM -0800, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> Kudos to all involved in the rapid response.  But.
> 
> Information on patching this vulnerability is not available front and 
> center in many of the places you would expect: kernel.org front page, 
> debian.org front page, covered on planet.debian.org but without a 
> pointer to the patch, and so on.  So this post provides a subject line 
> for Google to find, and for good measure mentions the word 
> vulnerability.

All currently active Linux kernel versions are now released with a fix
for this problem.  We have released them through our normal channels,
with the needed information as to what the problem is, a pointer to the
CVE number, and the patch itself.

I don't think there's much more we need to do here, do you?

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11  7:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-10 14:47 [PATCH] splice: fix user pointer access in get_iovec_page_array() Pekka J Enberg
2008-02-10 15:17 ` Bastian Blank
2008-02-10 15:31   ` Oliver Pinter
2008-02-10 23:37 ` Willy Tarreau
2008-02-11  6:24   ` Oliver Pinter
2008-02-11  7:29 ` [PATCH] vmsplice exploit fix (was: splice: fix user pointer access in get_iovec_page_array) Daniel Phillips
2008-02-11  7:49   ` Pekka Enberg
2008-02-11  8:00     ` Daniel Phillips
2008-02-11  7:53   ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-02-11  8:05     ` [stable] " Daniel Phillips

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