proc: meminfo: estimate available memory more conservatively [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "proc: meminfo: estimate available memory more conservatively" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Johannes Weiner <hannes [at] cmpxchg.org> on Thu Jan 14 15:20:18 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b6c00d2 (patch) which is from upstream commit 84ad580. The same […]

proc: remove useless d_is_dir() check [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "proc: remove useless d_is_dir() check" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Christian Brauner <christian [at] brauner.io> on Thu Jun 27 11:35:14 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 30d158b (patch). proc: remove useless d_is_dir() check Remove the d_is_dir() check from […]

proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Paul Moore <paul [at] paul-moore.com> on Fri Apr 19 14:55:12 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 35a196b (patch). proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials Prevent userspace from […]

proc: fixup proc-pid-vm test [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "proc: fixup proc-pid-vm test" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan [at] gmail.com> on Thu Apr 18 17:50:27 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 68545aa (patch). proc: fixup proc-pid-vm test Silly sizeof(pointer) vs sizeof(uint8_t[]) bug. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190414123009.GA12971@avx2 […]

proc: calculate end pointer for /proc/*/* lookup at compile time [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "proc: calculate end pointer for /proc/*/* lookup at compile time" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan [at] gmail.com> on Mon Mar 11 23:28:51 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d5a572a (patch). proc: calculate end pointer for […]

proc: test /proc/*/maps, smaps, smaps_rollup, statm [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "proc: test /proc/*/maps, smaps, smaps_rollup, statm" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan [at] gmail.com> on Tue Mar 5 15:50:39 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e483b02 (patch). proc: test /proc/*/maps, smaps, smaps_rollup, statm Start testing VM […]

proc: use seq_puts() everywhere [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "proc: use seq_puts() everywhere" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan [at] gmail.com> on Tue Mar 5 15:50:35 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 08b5577 (patch). proc: use seq_puts() everywhere seq_printf() without format specifiers == faster seq_puts() […]

proc: remove unused argument in proc_pid_lookup() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "proc: remove unused argument in proc_pid_lookup()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Zhikang Zhang <zhangzhikang1 [at] huawei.com> on Tue Mar 5 15:50:29 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 867aacc (patch). proc: remove unused argument in proc_pid_lookup() [adobriyan@gmail.com: delete “extern” […]

ALSA: proc: Avoid possible leaks of snd_info_entry objects [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "ALSA: proc: Avoid possible leaks of snd_info_entry objects" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Takashi Iwai <tiwai [at] suse.de> on Wed Jan 23 17:59:40 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3a55437 (patch). ALSA: proc: Avoid possible leaks of snd_info_entry […]

proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials [Linux 5.0.19]

This Linux kernel change "proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials" is included in the Linux 5.0.19 release. This change is authored by Paul Moore <paul [at] paul-moore.com> on Fri Apr 19 14:55:12 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is be2bcbe (patch) which is from upstream commit 35a196b. The same Linux […]

arm64: proc: Set PTE_NG for table entries to avoid traversing them twice [Linux 4.9.174]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: proc: Set PTE_NG for table entries to avoid traversing them twice" is included in the Linux 4.9.174 release. This change is authored by Will Deacon <will.deacon [at] arm.com> on Tue Feb 13 13:14:09 2018 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is df21425 (patch) which is from […]

proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials [Linux 4.19.46]

This Linux kernel change "proc: prevent changes to overridden credentials" is included in the Linux 4.19.46 release. This change is authored by Paul Moore <paul [at] paul-moore.com> on Fri Apr 19 14:55:12 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7928396 (patch) which is from upstream commit 35a196b. The same Linux […]

proc: fix /proc/net/* after setns(2) [Linux 4.19.29]

This Linux kernel change "proc: fix /proc/net/* after setns(2)" is included in the Linux 4.19.29 release. This change is authored by Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan [at] gmail.com> on Fri Feb 1 14:20:01 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 845d73b (patch) which is from upstream commit 1fde6f2. The same Linux upstream […]