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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:21:27 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2016-5696: linux kernel - challange ack
 information leak.


On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:01:45PM +0200, Gsunde Orangen wrote:
> > > Heh, fair enough.  This fix is now in the kernels that were released
> today
> > > (4.7.1, 4.6.7, 4.4.18, and 3.14.76), hope that helps.
> It seems that Greg keeps on being bothered with questions ;-)
> Here's one more: the relevant Upstream commit
> 75ff39ccc1bd5d3c455b6822ab09e533c551f758
> is referenced in all change logs of yesterday's kernel releases...
> ... Except for: 4.7.1 (
> linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.1)
> Did 4.7.1 miss the fix?

That commit was actually already part of v4.7.

$ git tag --contains 75ff39ccc1bd5d3c455b6822ab09e533c551f758


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