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Date:	Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:51 +0100
From:	Matt Fleming <matt@...sole-pimps.org>
To:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc:	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, linux-efi@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Bruno Prémont <bonbons@...ux-vserver.org>
Subject: [GIT PULL] EFI urgent fix

Folks, please pull the following fix. It's something that Peter and I
talked about a while ago, and it seems that people are actually hitting
issues without this patch and have been since v3.13.

The following changes since commit c7fb93ec51d462ec3540a729ba446663c26a0505:

  x86/efi: Include a .bss section within the PE/COFF headers (2014-07-10 14:21:39 +0100)

are available in the git repository at:

  git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mfleming/efi.git tags/efi-urgent

for you to fetch changes up to 7b2a583afb4ab894f78bc0f8bd136e96b6499a7e:

  x86/efi: Enforce CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for EFI boot stub (2014-08-05 22:01:04 +0100)

----------------------------------------------------------------
 * Enforce CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for the x86 EFI boot stub, otherwise
   it's possible to overwrite random pieces of unallocated memory during
   kernel decompression, leading to machine resets.

----------------------------------------------------------------
Matt Fleming (1):
      x86/efi: Enforce CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for EFI boot stub

 arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

-- 
Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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