kernel/sysctl.c: fix out-of-bounds access when setting file-max [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "kernel/sysctl.c: fix out-of-bounds access when setting file-max" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 3141fcc (patch) which is from upstream commit 9002b21. The same […]

Revert "locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()" [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()”" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 7f21387 (patch). Revert “locking/lockdep: Add debug_locks check in __lock_downgrade()” This […]

i2c-hid: properly terminate i2c_hid_dmi_desc_override_table[] array [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "i2c-hid: properly terminate i2c_hid_dmi_desc_override_table[] array" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Oct 27 09:10:48 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 981a479 (patch) which is from upstream commit b59dfda. The same Linux upstream […]

percpu: stop printing kernel addresses [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "percpu: stop printing kernel addresses" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Matteo Croce <mcroce [at] redhat.com> on Mon Mar 18 02:32:36 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2c4ae3a (patch) which is from upstream commit 00206a6. The same Linux upstream […]

ALSA: info: Fix racy addition/deletion of nodes [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "ALSA: info: Fix racy addition/deletion of nodes" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 a9f62dc (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 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "mm/vmstat.c: fix /proc/vmstat format for CONFIG_DEBUG_TLBFLUSH=y CONFIG_SMP=n" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 e1d5361 (patch) which is from upstream commit e8277b3. The same […]

device_cgroup: fix RCU imbalance in error case [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "device_cgroup: fix RCU imbalance in error case" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 b2b2862 (patch) which is from upstream commit 0fcc4c8. The same […]

sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 33f2a3e (patch) which is from upstream commit 2e8e192. The […]

Revert "kbuild: use -Oz instead of -Os when using clang" [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “kbuild: use -Oz instead of -Os when using clang”" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Matthias Kaehlcke <mka [at] chromium.org> on Tue Apr 23 12:04:25 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6950577 (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

perf/x86/amd: Add event map for AMD Family 17h [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "perf/x86/amd: Add event map for AMD Family 17h" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Kim Phillips <kim.phillips [at] amd.com> on Thu Mar 21 21:15:22 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8a384d3 (patch) which is from upstream commit 3fe3331. The […]

mac80211: do not call driver wake_tx_queue op during reconfig [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "mac80211: do not call driver wake_tx_queue op during reconfig" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 56e74ed (patch) which is from upstream commit 4856bfd. […]

rt2x00: do not increment sequence number while re-transmitting [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "rt2x00: do not increment sequence number while re-transmitting" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Vijayakumar Durai <vijayakumar.durai1 [at] vivint.com> on Wed Mar 27 11:03:17 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e7a998e (patch) which is from upstream commit 746ba11. The […]

kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Fix error check when reusing optimized probes" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 8a779c4 (patch) which is from upstream commit 5f843ed. The […]

kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "kprobes: Mark ftrace mcount handler functions nokprobe" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 25f467d (patch) which is from upstream commit fabe38a. The same […]

x86/kprobes: Verify stack frame on kretprobe [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "x86/kprobes: Verify stack frame on kretprobe" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 c9c83bb (patch) which is from upstream commit 3ff9c07. The same Linux […]

arm64: futex: Restore oldval initialization to work around buggy compilers [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: futex: Restore oldval initialization to work around buggy compilers" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 8e6a1ef (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

crypto: x86/poly1305 – fix overflow during partial reduction [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "crypto: x86/poly1305 – fix overflow during partial reduction" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 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 4bd24d8 (patch) which is from upstream commit 678cce4. The […]

Revert "svm: Fix AVIC incomplete IPI emulation" [Linux 4.9.171]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “svm: Fix AVIC incomplete IPI emulation”" is included in the Linux 4.9.171 release. This change is authored by Suthikulpanit, Suravee <Suravee.Suthikulpanit [at] amd.com> on Wed Mar 20 08:12:28 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is db773fc (patch) which is from upstream commit 4a58038. The same […]