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Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 11:50:40 +0200
From: Eyal Itkin <>
Subject: CVE publication request - CVE 2016-8636


The security patch was deployed 3 days ago in the official git repository
of linux, after the fix was reviewed and approved by me.
Therefore, CVE 2016-8636 can now be publicly disclosed.

Commit id of the mainline merge:

Public disclosure details in my security blog:

P.S. The CVE id was received from the security team of ubuntu, which
directed me to publicly disclose it with the oss-security mailing list.

Thanks for your help,
Eyal Itkin.

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