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Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2015 22:51:38 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
cc: oss security list <>,
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request Linux kernel: ns: user namespaces

  Hello Eric,

+-- On Fri, 5 Jun 2015, Eric W. Biederman wrote --+
| There are no dependencies between
| e0c9c0afd2fc958ffa34b697972721d81df8a56f and
| cd4a40174b71acd021877341684d8bb1dc8ea4ae

  Sorry if I misunderstood; I was referring to

|| >> From: (Eric W. Biederman)
|| >> So I believe cd4a40174b71acd021877341684d8bb1dc8ea4ae prevents a
|| >> difficult to trigger crash if you have
|| >> e0c9c0afd2fc958ffa34b697972721d81df8a56f applied.

  And also that, commit 'e0c9c0afd2' improvises upon 'ce07d891a089'; So unless 
'ce07d891a089' is present, 'e0c9c0afd2' would not apply cleanly.

| Neither commit (cec9c... or cd4a4017...) missing is a problem unless
| ce07d891a0891d3c0d0c2d73d577490486b809e1 is present.
| Commits (cec9c... and cd4a4017...) are harmless on their own.
| I hope that clarifies things.

  Did you mean commit 'e0c9c0afd2'? (couldn't find commit 'cec9c...')

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