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Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 16:52:57 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
cc: oss security list <>
Subject: Re: CVE split and a missed file

+-- On Wed, 8 Jan 2014, wrote --+
| The CVEs are about vulnerability fixes, and don't necessarily capture
| all of the information that would be used in integrating the patches
| into one's own kernel build tree. For example, a file can be changed
| in order to be compatible with a vulnerability fix that affects
| interaction between functions, or a file can be changed so that its
| code executes faster after a vulnerability fix.

  Agreed. But then do these files need CVE? (just checking)

 -> net/ax25/af_ax25.c
 -> net/rose/af_rose.c
 -> net/compat.c
 -> net/socket.c
 -> net/rxrpc/ar-recvmsg.c

Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team

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