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Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:23:04 +0000
From: Sona Sarmadi <>
To: "" <>
Subject: RE: CVE-2016-5696: linux kernel - challange ack
 information leak.

> > This vulnerability is currently only fixed in mainline kernels (4.7 &
> > 4.8). Does anyone know if there is any work ongoing to backport this
> > fix to the  older versions?
> I just added the fix for this issue to the stable kernel queues and it will
> show up in the next stable releases, in about 2 days after it passes all of
> the needed review.
> Hope this helps,
> greg k-h

Great, thanks, this helps :)

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