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Date:	Sat, 27 Mar 2010 10:36:00 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	michael.s.gilbert@...il.com
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	nhorman@...driver.com
Subject: Re: CVE-2009-4537

From: David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 10:34:07 -0700 (PDT)

> From: Michael Gilbert <michael.s.gilbert@...il.com>
> Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:21:00 -0400
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> CVE-2009-4537 has been disclosed without any upstream activity for a
>> while now. Discussion about the issue dried up in January [0], and a
>> patch had been proposed [1], but no arguments were seen either for or
>> against it. Note that redhat has already shipped that in their various
>> kernel security updates.  Would it make sense to merge those changes
>> officially?
> 
> A different version of the fix went into the tree.

Ignore me, that was a fix for a different problem.

I was waiting for Francois to come up with a cleaner fix
but he stopped working on it, so yes I should put in
the fix you mention or something similar.

Neil, can you formally submit a version of the r8169
CVE for upstream?

Thanks.
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