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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/9] x86, pkeys: override pkey when moving away from PROT_EXEC
On 03/23/2018 12:27 PM, Shakeel Butt wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:23 PM, Dave Hansen <> wrote:
>> On 03/23/2018 12:15 PM, Shakeel Butt wrote:
>>>> We had a check for PROT_READ/WRITE, but it did not work
>>>> for PROT_NONE. This entirely removes the PROT_* checks,
>>>> which ensures that PROT_NONE now works.
>>>> Reported-by: Shakeel Butt <>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <>
>>> Should there be a 'Fixes' tag? Also should this patch go to stable?
>> There could be, but I'm to lazy to dig up the original commit. Does it
>> matter?
> I think for stable 'Fixes' is usually preferable.

This one is a no-brainer. If pkeys.c is there, it's necesary.

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