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Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 02:01:20 +0200
From: "Thomas D." <whissi@...ssi.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Re: Linux x86_64 NMI security issues

Hi,

Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> Given that none of these are going to apply cleanly on older kernels,
>> do you have backports available for 4.1.y and the longterm stable
>> kernels?
>>
> 
> There's this:
> 
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/luto/linux.git/commit/?h=x86/nmi-backport
> 
> which is a combined effort of me and Ben Hutchings.  It's not synced up
> to the fixes in Linus' tree.
> 
> Note that even Linus' tree doesn't have the synchronous modify_ldt fix
> yet.  I sent a hopefully final version of that out a few minutes ago.

Looks like linux-4.1.5 doesn't contain the fix.

Wasn't the patch set sent to stable-linux? Is it not yet ready?


-Thomas

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