linux-stable-4.9.y: please apply serious ath10k security

Greg KH gregkh at
Wed Jan 10 01:39:19 PST 2018

On Tue, Jan 09, 2018 at 04:58:51PM +0200, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Hi Linux stable team,
> ath10k has a replay detection problem which was fixed in v4.14. I would
> like to get the fix also to linux-stable-4.9.y but for that it depends
> on a small mac80211 patch. So then cherrypicking the fixes please take
> the mac80211 commit first:
> cef0acd4d7d4 mac80211: Add RX flag to indicate ICV stripped
> 7eccb738fce5 ath10k: rebuild crypto header in rx data frames
> I tested and in this order commits apply just fine to linux-4.9.y.
> The ath10k patch is largish but as this fixes a security issue I hope it
> still can be applied to linux-stable. Please let me know if there are
> any problems.

Both now queued up, thanks.

greg k-h

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