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    Phoronix: EXT4 & XFS File-System Updates Submitted For Linux 4.19

    The pull requests updating the XFS and EXT4 file-system driver code have been sent in for the recently started Linux 4.19 kernel merge window...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...XFS-Linux-4.19

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    Maliciously corrupted?

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      Originally posted by rmoog View Post
      Maliciously corrupted?
      The past few kernels have been hardening the EXT4 kernel code due to EXT4 container images that are maliciously corrupted could lead to some possible exploits.... Not sure if there has been any actual cases reported publicly in the real-world, but the past few cycles have seen a number of changes preventing against these intentionally modified EXT4 images.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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