Linux 3.16.69 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 3.16.69 kernel release. In total, there are 161583 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 3.16.69 release compared to Linux 3.16 release.

To view the source code of Linux 3.16.69 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 3.16.69. If you would like to download the release package for Linux 3.16.69, please click: Linux 3.16.69. To download the patchset for Linux 3.16.69 release, please click: Linux 3.16.69 patch.

Linux 3.16.69

This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at]> on Thu Jun 20 18:11:30 2019 +0100.

Linux 3.16.69

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is aec56d2 (patch) which is from upstream commit 7ce5a57.

All changes in this Linux release are as follows.

  • tcp: enforce tcp_min_snd_mss in tcp_mtu_probing()
  • tcp: add tcp_min_snd_mss sysctl
  • tcp: tcp_fragment() should apply sane memory limits
  • tcp: limit payload size of sacked skbs
  • Bluetooth: hidp: fix buffer overflow
  • ext4: zero out the unused memory region in the extent tree block
  • scsi: megaraid_sas: return error when create DMA pool failed
  • drivers/virt/fsl_hypervisor.c: prevent integer overflow in ioctl
  • mm/mincore.c: make mincore() more conservative
  • mm: introduce vma_is_anonymous(vma) helper

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