ACK: [SRU X/T][v2] Fix CVE-2017-7495

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Thu Aug 3 13:21:51 UTC 2017

On 01.08.2017 11:33, Shrirang Bagul wrote:
> Only Xenial and Trusty kernels need this fix. Backport for two reasons:
> - ext4 doesn't support allocation of pre-zeroed blocks (introduced in
>   4.5-rc1). I had to fix up one hunk (which removed the check for
>   EXT4_GET_BLOCKS_ZERO flag) before adding inodes on the transaction's
>   ordered data list.
> - Minor context changes
> -Shrirang
Acked-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at>

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