[PATCH 00/11] [lucid] CVE-2010-4251

Paolo Pisati paolo.pisati at canonical.com
Mon Jul 11 13:45:08 UTC 2011

On 07/11/2011 03:06 PM, Tim Gardner wrote:
> Please make it clear which patches are clean cherry-picks by using the
> '-x' flag to 'git cherry-pick'. Furthermore, note which patches are
> backports by clearly stating in the commit log message 'backported from
> upstream commit XXX'. In this particular series, patches 1-3 are
> cherry-picks, whereas 4 appears to need backporting. Backported patches
> require a higher level of scrutiny, so knowing which patches to focus on
> saves the reviewers a little time.

aActually i botched the description since they all come from upstream:

the patches with a subject line ending with 'CVE-2010-4251' are the same
one found in the CVE page (plus some syntax modification if needed)
while the 3 extraneous patches (3, 4 and 5) where picked by me, again
from upstream, and again modified to apply if needed.

Anyway, i'll regenerate the set: in absence of conflicts `cherry-pick
-x`, else "backported from".

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