kernel/sysctl.c: fix out-of-bounds access when setting file-max [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "kernel/sysctl.c: fix out-of-bounds access when setting file-max" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Will Deacon <will.deacon [at] arm.com> on Fri Apr 5 18:39:38 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e6ca59d (patch) which is from upstream commit 9002b21. The same […]

Revert "locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()" [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()”" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Thu Apr 25 10:00:43 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 70a0882 (patch). Revert “locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()” This […]

ALSA: info: Fix racy addition/deletion of nodes [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "ALSA: info: Fix racy addition/deletion of nodes" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Takashi Iwai <tiwai [at] suse.de> on Tue Apr 16 15:25:00 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is abc8172 (patch) which is from upstream commit 8c2f870. The same […]

mm/vmstat.c: fix /proc/vmstat format for CONFIG_DEBUG_TLBFLUSH=y CONFIG_SMP=n [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "mm/vmstat.c: fix /proc/vmstat format for CONFIG_DEBUG_TLBFLUSH=y CONFIG_SMP=n" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov [at] yandex-team.ru> on Thu Apr 18 17:50:20 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0e4d4e0 (patch) which is from upstream commit e8277b3. The same […]

device_cgroup: fix RCU imbalance in error case [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "device_cgroup: fix RCU imbalance in error case" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Jann Horn <jannh [at] google.com> on Tue Mar 19 02:36:59 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4088997 (patch) which is from upstream commit 0fcc4c8. The same […]

sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Phil Auld <pauld [at] redhat.com> on Tue Apr 23 19:51:06 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 20fdfad (patch) which is from upstream commit 2e8e192. The […]

Revert "kbuild: use -Oz instead of -Os when using clang" [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “kbuild: use -Oz instead of -Os when using clang”" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Matthias Kaehlcke <mka [at] chromium.org> on Tue Apr 23 12:04:24 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 568f6b2 (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

mac80211: do not call driver wake_tx_queue op during reconfig [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "mac80211: do not call driver wake_tx_queue op during reconfig" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Felix Fietkau <nbd [at] nbd.name> on Fri Mar 1 14:48:37 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9090d69 (patch) which is from upstream commit 4856bfd. […]

kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Mon Apr 15 15:01:25 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e70a2d3 (patch) which is from upstream commit 5f843ed. The […]

kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Sun Feb 24 01:50:20 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is abb5b93 (patch) which is from upstream commit fabe38a. The same […]

x86/kprobes: Verify stack frame on kretprobe [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "x86/kprobes: Verify stack frame on kretprobe" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat [at] kernel.org> on Sun Feb 24 01:49:52 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3dda8d2 (patch) which is from upstream commit 3ff9c07. The same Linux […]

arm64: futex: Restore oldval initialization to work around buggy compilers [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: futex: Restore oldval initialization to work around buggy compilers" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor [at] gmail.com> on Wed Apr 17 00:21:21 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bc76b59 (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

crypto: x86/poly1305 – fix overflow during partial reduction [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "crypto: x86/poly1305 – fix overflow during partial reduction" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Eric Biggers <ebiggers [at] google.com> on Sun Mar 31 13:04:11 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7977328 (patch) which is from upstream commit 678cce4. The […]

ALSA: core: Fix card races between register and disconnect [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "ALSA: core: Fix card races between register and disconnect" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Takashi Iwai <tiwai [at] suse.de> on Tue Apr 16 17:06:33 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f94135f (patch) which is from upstream commit 2a3f722. […]

staging: comedi: ni_usb6501: Fix possible double-free of ->usb_rx_buf [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "staging: comedi: ni_usb6501: Fix possible double-free of ->usb_rx_buf" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Ian Abbott <abbotti [at] mev.co.uk> on Mon Apr 15 12:43:02 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0241c6f (patch) which is from upstream commit af4b54a. The […]

staging: comedi: ni_usb6501: Fix use of uninitialized mutex [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "staging: comedi: ni_usb6501: Fix use of uninitialized mutex" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Ian Abbott <abbotti [at] mev.co.uk> on Mon Apr 15 12:43:01 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9f2bf97 (patch) which is from upstream commit 660cf4c. The […]

staging: comedi: vmk80xx: Fix possible double-free of ->usb_rx_buf [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "staging: comedi: vmk80xx: Fix possible double-free of ->usb_rx_buf" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Ian Abbott <abbotti [at] mev.co.uk> on Mon Apr 15 12:52:30 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 1d149c6 (patch) which is from upstream commit 663d294. The […]

staging: comedi: vmk80xx: Fix use of uninitialized semaphore [Linux 4.4.179]

This Linux kernel change "staging: comedi: vmk80xx: Fix use of uninitialized semaphore" is included in the Linux 4.4.179 release. This change is authored by Ian Abbott <abbotti [at] mev.co.uk> on Mon Apr 15 12:10:14 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 32ae16f (patch) which is from upstream commit 08b7c2f. The […]