[PATCH 3.13 163/163] lzo: check for length overrun in variable length encoding.

Willy Tarreau w at 1wt.eu
Fri Oct 10 05:30:48 UTC 2014

Hi Kamal,

[ removed Don Bailey from the CC who's certainly not interested in this ]

On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 02:03:08PM -0700, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> ------------------
> From: Willy Tarreau <w at 1wt.eu>
> commit 72cf90124e87d975d0b2114d930808c58b4c05e4 upstream.


This one (and the accompanying revert) are still not present in more
recent stable kernels, so I find it surprizing that you're proposing
to integrate them now. If someone upgrades from to 3.14.21
or 3.16.5, they'd expect to keep all fixes but will lose this one, so
this is a bit confusing. Is there any reason you're not tracking fixes
from more recent versions like Jiri, Li, Ben and I are doing ?


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