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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] x86-refcount fix for v4.14-rc3

* Kees Cook <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Please pull this x86-refcount fix for v4.14-rc3. This restores the x86
> fast-refcount protection after fixing a corner case that was found late
> before the merge window opened. This was the only problem seen during
> the protection's life in linux-next, so getting this into v4.14 is
> highly desired.

No, this is clearly v4.15 material.

> Kees Cook (2):
> locking/refcounts, x86/asm: Use unique .text section for refcount exceptions
> locking/refcounts, x86/asm: Enable CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_REFCOUNT

Do these commits differ from what you sent as patches on Sep 2?



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