lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sat, 7 Oct 2017 03:10:06 +0000
From:   "Levin, Alexander (Sasha Levin)" <>
To:     Mark Rutland <>
CC:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Laura Abbott <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.9 086/104] arm64: kasan: avoid bad virt_to_pfn()

On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 07:13:22PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
>Hi Greg,
>On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 10:52:04AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> 4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>I'm a little confused as to why this is being backported, given it
>wasn't Cc'd stable or marked as a fix.
>The lm_alias() helper was only introduced in v4.10, and I don't recall
>seeing that backported.
>What's going on here?


We are experimenting with using neural network to aid with patch
selection for stable kernel trees. There are quite a few commits that
were not marked for stable, but are stable material, and we're trying
to get them into their appropriate kernel trees.



Powered by blists - more mailing lists