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Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:56:27 +0200
From: Willy Tarreau <>
To: John Johansen <>
Cc:, Jann Horn <>,
        Tyler Hicks <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [vs-plain] Linux kernel stack overflow via ecryptfs and

John, Jann,

On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 02:46:23PM -0700, John Johansen wrote:
> The flaw in eCryptfs was assigned CVE-2016-1583.
> If backporting these patches to kernels pre 4.6 you may need to
> cherry-pick patch 6a480a7842545ec520a91730209ec0bae41694c1

In the future, please add such precious information to the relevant
commit message, because it significantly helps doing backports and
everyone does not necessarily read a security list archives at the
same time.


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