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On Thu, 11 May 2006, Maciej Soltysiak wrote:

> Hello Chris,
> Thursday, May 11, 2006, 4:25:47 AM, you wrote:
> > Trond Myklebust:
> >       fs/locks.c: Fix lease_init (CVE-2006-1860)
> I want to say that I like the quick stable cycle. People like to see
> fixes. Big thanks!
> However...
> I must say that usually I know if I need the the update,
> eg. I do not care for SCTP that much so I could skip that update.
> But this one looks important, something that every kernel build
> has in its code path, however I am unable to say if I need it badly
> or maybe not.

It looks from the commit that it is a user-triggerable lockup and memory 
leak. Perhaps the posting of the patch should include the comments?

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