Re: [vserver] CVE-2016-10229: MSG_PEEK - URGENT patch needed

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Tue 02 May 2017 - 08:24:17 BST
Message-ID: <>

On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 11:00:10AM +0930, Mike O'Connor wrote:
> On 1/05/2017 8:17 PM, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>> On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 11:12:52AM +0930, Mike O'Connor wrote:
>>> Hi All
>> Hey Mike,


>>> I'm running 3.18.44-vs2.3.7.5-beng which is vulnerable to
>>> CVE-2016-10229. I checked the code again the details in
>>> this link
>>> A patch is mentioned

>>> and I checked the source code and the issue is there.
>>> I'm hoping that Ben can release patched kernel.

>> And patching it yourself is not an option why?

> No reason other than it would be good for everyone to
> have it and I'm not sure how to create the Deb files
> like you do.

I'm not creating any deb files, but I'm not Ben either ...

And I'm certainly not speaking for him, but I think that
if you use his packages on a regular basis and kind of
'depend' on them being up-to-date, you might consider
asking nicely for an update or maybe even donate something
to say thanks ...

All the best,

> Regards
> Mike
Received on Tue May 2 08:24:19 2017

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