[ACK][CVE-2011-2918] perf: Fix software event overflow

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Fri Aug 26 10:17:38 UTC 2011


On 26.08.2011 10:59, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> CVE-2011-2918
> 	Under certain circumstances software event overflows go wrong and
> 	deadlock. Avoid trying to delete a timer from the timer callback.
> 
> The fix for this has hit P, oneiric, and lucid via mainline and stable.
> Following this email are patches for natty, natty/ti-omap4, maverick,
> maverick/ti-omap4, and lucid/fsl-imx51.  They are simple backports from
> the stable updates.
> 
> Proposing for natty, natty/ti-omap4, maverick, maverick/ti-omap4, and
> lucid/fsl-imx51.
> 
> -apw
> 
Seems reasonably doing what it says...

Acked-by: Stefan Bader <smb at canonical.com>




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