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Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 14:58:29 -0800
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: PaX Team <pageexec@...email.hu>
Cc: Brad Spengler <spender@...ecurity.net>, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>, 
	Hoeun Ryu <hoeun.ryu@...il.com>, 
	"kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PCI: Fix typo in pax_open/close_kernel wrapping

On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 2:46 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 1:45 PM, PaX Team <pageexec@...email.hu> wrote:
>> On 1 Mar 2017 at 12:33, Kees Cook wrote:
>>
>>> This fixes a mistaken double-open in PaX's constification coverage of
>>> cpcihp_zt5550.
>>
>> patch complains with:
>>
>>  checking file drivers/pci/hotplug/cpcihp_zt5550.c
>>  Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected!  Assume -R? [n]
>>
>> are you sure you're looking at a recent tree?
>
> I guess not! Sorry for the noise. This was from pax-linux-4.9.9-test3.patch.

Actually, it looks like it's an error in the grsecurity merge of PaX.
The mistake is present in the current grsecurity testing patch:
https://grsecurity.net/test/grsecurity-3.1-4.9.13-201702270729.patch

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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