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From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: Tejun Heo <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Jens Axboe <>, Chris Mason <>,
	Jan Kara <>, stable <>
Subject: Re: FAILED: patch "[PATCH] writeback: fix use-after-free in finish_writeback_work()" failed to apply to 5.3-stable tree
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:54:26 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 1:18 AM <> wrote:
> The patch below does not apply to the 5.3-stable tree.
> If someone wants it applied there, or to any other stable or longterm
> tree, then please email the backport, including the original git commit
> id to <>.

Hmm. It looks to me like 5.3 doesn't have the use-after-free problem,
and that it was introduced by 5b9cce4c7eb0696558 ("writeback:
Generalize and expose wb_completion")

So I think the "Fixes" tag is right, and the "Cc: stable" is wrong.


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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-12  8:17 gregkh
2019-10-12 14:34 ` Sasha Levin
2019-10-12 21:54 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2019-10-14 15:40   ` Tejun Heo

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