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Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2016 21:51:58 +0200
From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE-2016-5696: linux kernel - challange ack
 information leak.

On Sun, Aug 14, 2016 at 09:36:39PM +0200, Sona Sarmadi wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> 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

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