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Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:15:15 +0100
From: Hanno Böck <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2016-8655 Linux af_packet.c race
 condition (local root)


I'm running kernel 4.8.12, which has the fix you pointed out included,

> You can also run it with "crash" as the first argument to force a
> panic.

running your code with the "crash" parameter reliably panics this
This doesn't seem right. Is this an incomplete or nonworking fix?

Hanno Böck

GPG: FE73757FA60E4E21B937579FA5880072BBB51E42

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