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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-03-30 18:07:13 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-03-30 18:07:13 -0700
commit3a0d1849432461eec1321f8918c6c13497d390c9 (patch)
tree694bafcc856b38ba99eb2172c8c5b061cfa0d529 /Documentation
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Merge branch 'core-locking-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip
Pull core locking updates from Thomas Gleixner. * 'core-locking-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: futex: Mark get_robust_list as deprecated futex: Do not leak robust list to unprivileged process
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diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index 0cad4803ffac..c1be8066ea59 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -529,3 +529,13 @@ When: 3.5
Why: The old kmap_atomic() with two arguments is deprecated, we only
keep it for backward compatibility for few cycles and then drop it.
Who: Cong Wang <amwang@redhat.com>
+What: get_robust_list syscall
+When: 2013
+Why: There appear to be no production users of the get_robust_list syscall,
+ and it runs the risk of leaking address locations, allowing the bypass
+ of ASLR. It was only ever intended for debugging, so it should be
+ removed.
+Who: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

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