sched/fair: Fix throttle_list starvation with low CFS quota [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "sched/fair: Fix throttle_list starvation with low CFS quota" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Phil Auld <pauld [at] redhat.com> on Mon Oct 8 10:36:40 2018 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6937db4 (patch) which is from upstream commit baa9be4. The […]

USB: fix the usbfs flag sanitization for control transfers [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "USB: fix the usbfs flag sanitization for control transfers" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Alan Stern <stern [at] rowland.harvard.edu> on Mon Oct 15 16:55:04 2018 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 341d66b (patch) which is from upstream commit 665c365. […]

cdc-acm: correct counting of UART states in serial state notification [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "cdc-acm: correct counting of UART states in serial state notification" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Tobias Herzog <t-herzog [at] gmx.de> on Sat Sep 22 22:11:11 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 07e3703 (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

cachefiles: fix the race between cachefiles_bury_object() and rmdir(2) [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "cachefiles: fix the race between cachefiles_bury_object() and rmdir(2)" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Al Viro <viro [at] zeniv.linux.org.uk> on Wed Oct 17 15:23:26 2018 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fdbbd41 (patch) which is from upstream commit 169b803. The […]

net: sched: gred: pass the right attribute to gred_change_table_def() [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "net: sched: gred: pass the right attribute to gred_change_table_def()" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski [at] netronome.com> on Fri Oct 26 15:51:06 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fa6810e (patch) which is from upstream commit 38b4f18. […]

rtnetlink: Disallow FDB configuration for non-Ethernet device [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "rtnetlink: Disallow FDB configuration for non-Ethernet device" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Ido Schimmel <idosch [at] mellanox.com> on Mon Oct 29 20:36:43 2018 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0e71018 (patch) which is from upstream commit da71577. The same […]

net: drop skb on failure in ip_check_defrag() [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "net: drop skb on failure in ip_check_defrag()" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong [at] gmail.com> on Thu Nov 1 12:02:37 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d64a820 (patch) which is from upstream commit 7de414a. The same […]

r8169: fix NAPI handling under high load [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "r8169: fix NAPI handling under high load" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1 [at] gmail.com> on Thu Oct 18 19:56:01 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e29dae4 (patch) which is from upstream commit 6b839b6. The same […]

net: stmmac: Fix stmmac_mdio_reset() when building stmmac as modules [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "net: stmmac: Fix stmmac_mdio_reset() when building stmmac as modules" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Niklas Cassel <niklas.cassel [at] linaro.org> on Wed Oct 31 16:08:10 2018 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 410155b (patch) which is from upstream commit 30549aa. […]

net/ipv6: Fix index counter for unicast addresses in in6_dump_addrs [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "net/ipv6: Fix index counter for unicast addresses in in6_dump_addrs" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by David Ahern <dsahern [at] gmail.com> on Fri Oct 19 10:00:19 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f28d826 (patch) which is from upstream commit 4ba4c56. […]

ipv6/ndisc: Preserve IPv6 control buffer if protocol error handlers are called [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "ipv6/ndisc: Preserve IPv6 control buffer if protocol error handlers are called" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Stefano Brivio <sbrivio [at] redhat.com> on Wed Oct 24 14:37:21 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b719ba2 (patch) which is from upstream […]

ipv6: mcast: fix a use-after-free in inet6_mc_check [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "ipv6: mcast: fix a use-after-free in inet6_mc_check" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Eric Dumazet <edumazet [at] google.com> on Fri Oct 12 18:58:53 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 03628ba (patch) which is from upstream commit dc012f3. The same […]

mremap: properly flush TLB before releasing the page [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "mremap: properly flush TLB before releasing the page" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Nov 2 12:40:55 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0f1490a (patch) which is from upstream commit eb66ae0. The […]

/proc/iomem: only expose physical resource addresses to privileged users [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "/proc/iomem: only expose physical resource addresses to privileged users" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Apr 14 12:05:37 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 01393bd (patch) which is from upstream commit 51d7b12. […]

perf tools: Disable parallelism for ‘make clean’ [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "perf tools: Disable parallelism for ‘make clean’" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Rasmus Villemoes <linux [at] rasmusvillemoes.dk> on Thu Jul 5 15:15:27 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is df10e01 (patch) which is from upstream commit da15fc2. The same […]

fs/fat/fatent.c: add cond_resched() to fat_count_free_clusters() [Linux 3.18.125]

This Linux kernel change "fs/fat/fatent.c: add cond_resched() to fat_count_free_clusters()" is included in the Linux 3.18.125 release. This change is authored by Khazhismel Kumykov <khazhy [at] google.com> on Fri Oct 12 21:34:40 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b9e6f13 (patch) which is from upstream commit ac081c3. The same Linux upstream […]