[CVE-2011-2493] ext4: init timer earlier to avoid a kernel panic in __save_error_info
apw at canonical.com
Thu Jul 7 12:38:59 UTC 2011
No description in the CVE. It appears this is a security issue
as an external USB stick could be crafted to trigger an oops
This issue was only introduced in v2.6.36-rc1 so maverick and earlier are
not affected. The fix has already hit oneiric via mainline. Following
this email is a single patch for natty and natty/ti-omap4 it is a clean
cherry-pick from mainline.
Proposing for natty and natty ti-omap4.
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