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Name: linux-doc

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Linux kernel specific documentation for version 5.4.0

Latest version: 5.4.0-65.73
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: base
Repository: main
Head package: linux

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security main 5.4.0-62.70
updates main 5.4.0-64.72
proposed main 5.4.0-65.73

Changelog

Version: 5.4.0-65.73 2021-01-20 11:08:04 UTC

 linux (5.4.0-65.73) focal; urgency=medium
 .
   * focal/linux: 5.4.0-65.73 -proposed tracker (LP: #1912220)
 .
   * initramfs unpacking failed (LP: #1835660)
     - SAUCE: lib/decompress_unlz4.c: correctly handle zero-padding around initrds.
 .
   * overlay: permission regression in 5.4.0-51.56 due to patches related to
     CVE-2020-16120 (LP: #1900141)
     - ovl: do not fail because of O_NOATIME
 .
   * Focal update: v5.4.79 upstream stable release (LP: #1907151)
     - net/mlx5: Use async EQ setup cleanup helpers for multiple EQs
     - net/mlx5: poll cmd EQ in case of command timeout
     - net/mlx5: Fix a race when moving command interface to events mode
     - net/mlx5: Add retry mechanism to the command entry index allocation
 .
   * Kernel 5.4.0-56 Wi-Fi does not connect (LP: #1906770)
     - mt76: fix fix ampdu locking
 .
   * [Ubuntu 21.04 FEAT] mpt3sas: Request to include the patch set which supports
     topology where zoning is enabled in expander (LP: #1899802)
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Define hba_port structure
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Allocate memory for hba_port objects
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Rearrange _scsih_mark_responding_sas_device()
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Update hba_port's sas_address & phy_mask
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Get device objects using sas_address & portID
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Rename transport_del_phy_from_an_existing_port()
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Get sas_device objects using device's rphy
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Update hba_port objects after host reset
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Set valid PhysicalPort in SMPPassThrough
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Handling HBA vSES device
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Add bypass_dirty_port_flag parameter
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Handle vSES vphy object during HBA reset
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Add module parameter multipath_on_hba
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Bump driver version to 35.101.00.00

Source diff to previous version
1900141 overlay: permission regression in 5.4.0-51.56 due to patches related to CVE-2020-16120
1907151 Focal update: v5.4.79 upstream stable release
1906770 Kernel 5.4.0-56 Wi-Fi does not connect
1899802 [Ubuntu 21.04 FEAT] mpt3sas: Request to include the patch set which supports topology where zoning is enabled in expander

Version: 5.4.0-61.69 2021-01-08 10:08:45 UTC

 linux (5.4.0-61.69) focal; urgency=medium
 .
   * focal/linux: 5.4.0-61.69 -proposed tracker (LP: #1910037)
 .
   * overlay: permission regression in 5.4.0-51.56 due to patches related to
     CVE-2020-16120 (LP: #1900141)
     - ovl: do not fail because of O_NOATIME
 .
   * Focal update: v5.4.79 upstream stable release (LP: #1907151)
     - net/mlx5: Use async EQ setup cleanup helpers for multiple EQs
     - net/mlx5: poll cmd EQ in case of command timeout
     - net/mlx5: Fix a race when moving command interface to events mode
     - net/mlx5: Add retry mechanism to the command entry index allocation
 .
   * Kernel 5.4.0-56 Wi-Fi does not connect (LP: #1906770)
     - mt76: fix fix ampdu locking
 .
   * [Ubuntu 21.04 FEAT] mpt3sas: Request to include the patch set which supports
     topology where zoning is enabled in expander (LP: #1899802)
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Define hba_port structure
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Allocate memory for hba_port objects
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Rearrange _scsih_mark_responding_sas_device()
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Update hba_port's sas_address & phy_mask
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Get device objects using sas_address & portID
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Rename transport_del_phy_from_an_existing_port()
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Get sas_device objects using device's rphy
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Update hba_port objects after host reset
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Set valid PhysicalPort in SMPPassThrough
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Handling HBA vSES device
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Add bypass_dirty_port_flag parameter
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Handle vSES vphy object during HBA reset
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Add module parameter multipath_on_hba
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Bump driver version to 35.101.00.00

Source diff to previous version
1900141 overlay: permission regression in 5.4.0-51.56 due to patches related to CVE-2020-16120
1907151 Focal update: v5.4.79 upstream stable release
1906770 Kernel 5.4.0-56 Wi-Fi does not connect
1899802 [Ubuntu 21.04 FEAT] mpt3sas: Request to include the patch set which supports topology where zoning is enabled in expander

Version: 5.4.0-58.64 2020-12-09 17:08:22 UTC

 linux (5.4.0-58.64) focal; urgency=medium
 .
   * focal/linux: 5.4.0-58.64 -proposed tracker (LP: #1907390)
 .
   * Packaging resync (LP: #1786013)
     - update dkms package versions
 .
   * raid10: discard leads to corrupted file system (LP: #1907262)
     - Revert "dm raid: remove unnecessary discard limits for raid10"
     - Revert "dm raid: fix discard limits for raid1 and raid10"
     - Revert "md/raid10: improve discard request for far layout"
     - Revert "md/raid10: improve raid10 discard request"
     - Revert "md/raid10: pull codes that wait for blocked dev into one function"
     - Revert "md/raid10: extend r10bio devs to raid disks"
     - Revert "md: add md_submit_discard_bio() for submitting discard bio"

Source diff to previous version
1786013 Packaging resync
1907262 raid10: discard leads to corrupted file system

Version: 5.4.0-57.63 2020-11-28 04:08:43 UTC

 linux (5.4.0-57.63) focal; urgency=medium
 .
   * focal/linux: 5.4.0-57.63 -proposed tracker (LP: #1905924)
 .
   * Packaging resync (LP: #1786013)
     - update dkms package versions
 .
   * memory is leaked when tasks are moved to net_prio (LP: #1886859)
     - netprio_cgroup: Fix unlimited memory leak of v2 cgroups
 .
   * Focal update: v5.4.78 upstream stable release (LP: #1905618)
     - drm/i915/gem: Flush coherency domains on first set-domain-ioctl
     - time: Prevent undefined behaviour in timespec64_to_ns()
     - nbd: don't update block size after device is started
     - KVM: arm64: Force PTE mapping on fault resulting in a device mapping
     - PCI: qcom: Make sure PCIe is reset before init for rev 2.1.0
     - usb: dwc3: gadget: Continue to process pending requests
     - usb: dwc3: gadget: Reclaim extra TRBs after request completion
     - btrfs: tracepoints: output proper root owner for trace_find_free_extent()
     - btrfs: sysfs: init devices outside of the chunk_mutex
     - btrfs: reschedule when cloning lots of extents
     - ASoC: Intel: kbl_rt5663_max98927: Fix kabylake_ssp_fixup function
     - genirq: Let GENERIC_IRQ_IPI select IRQ_DOMAIN_HIERARCHY
     - hv_balloon: disable warning when floor reached
     - net: xfrm: fix a race condition during allocing spi
     - ASoC: codecs: wcd9335: Set digital gain range correctly
     - xfs: set xefi_discard when creating a deferred agfl free log intent item
     - netfilter: use actual socket sk rather than skb sk when routing harder
     - netfilter: nf_tables: missing validation from the abort path
     - netfilter: ipset: Update byte and packet counters regardless of whether they
       match
     - powerpc/eeh_cache: Fix a possible debugfs deadlock
     - perf trace: Fix segfault when trying to trace events by cgroup
     - perf tools: Add missing swap for ino_generation
     - ALSA: hda: prevent undefined shift in snd_hdac_ext_bus_get_link()
     - iommu/vt-d: Fix a bug for PDP check in prq_event_thread
     - afs: Fix warning due to unadvanced marshalling pointer
     - can: rx-offload: don't call kfree_skb() from IRQ context
     - can: dev: can_get_echo_skb(): prevent call to kfree_skb() in hard IRQ
       context
     - can: dev: __can_get_echo_skb(): fix real payload length return value for RTR
       frames
     - can: can_create_echo_skb(): fix echo skb generation: always use skb_clone()
     - can: j1939: swap addr and pgn in the send example
     - can: j1939: j1939_sk_bind(): return failure if netdev is down
     - can: ti_hecc: ti_hecc_probe(): add missed clk_disable_unprepare() in error
       path
     - can: xilinx_can: handle failure cases of pm_runtime_get_sync
     - can: peak_usb: add range checking in decode operations
     - can: peak_usb: peak_usb_get_ts_time(): fix timestamp wrapping
     - can: peak_canfd: pucan_handle_can_rx(): fix echo management when loopback is
       on
     - can: flexcan: remove FLEXCAN_QUIRK_DISABLE_MECR quirk for LS1021A
     - can: flexcan: flexcan_remove(): disable wakeup completely
     - xfs: flush new eof page on truncate to avoid post-eof corruption
     - xfs: fix scrub flagging rtinherit even if there is no rt device
     - tpm: efi: Don't create binary_bios_measurements file for an empty log
     - random32: make prandom_u32() output unpredictable
     - KVM: arm64: ARM_SMCCC_ARCH_WORKAROUND_1 doesn't return
       SMCCC_RET_NOT_REQUIRED
     - KVM: x86: don't expose MSR_IA32_UMWAIT_CONTROL unconditionally
     - ath9k_htc: Use appropriate rs_datalen type
     - ASoC: qcom: sdm845: set driver name correctly
     - ASoC: cs42l51: manage mclk shutdown delay
     - usb: dwc3: pci: add support for the Intel Alder Lake-S
     - opp: Reduce the size of critical section in _opp_table_kref_release()
     - usb: gadget: goku_udc: fix potential crashes in probe
     - selftests/ftrace: check for do_sys_openat2 in user-memory test
     - selftests: pidfd: fix compilation errors due to wait.h
     - ALSA: hda: Separate runtime and system suspend
     - ALSA: hda: Reinstate runtime_allow() for all hda controllers
     - gfs2: Free rd_bits later in gfs2_clear_rgrpd to fix use-after-free
     - gfs2: Add missing truncate_inode_pages_final for sd_aspace
     - gfs2: check for live vs. read-only file system in gfs2_fitrim
     - scsi: hpsa: Fix memory leak in hpsa_init_one()
     - drm/amdgpu: perform srbm soft reset always on SDMA resume
     - drm/amd/pm: perform SMC reset on suspend/hibernation
     - drm/amd/pm: do not use ixFEATURE_STATUS for checking smc running
     - mac80211: fix use of skb payload instead of header
     - cfg80211: initialize wdev data earlier
     - cfg80211: regulatory: Fix inconsistent format argument
     - tracing: Fix the checking of stackidx in __ftrace_trace_stack
     - scsi: scsi_dh_alua: Avoid crash during alua_bus_detach()
     - scsi: mpt3sas: Fix timeouts observed while reenabling IRQ
     - nvme: introduce nvme_sync_io_queues
     - nvme-rdma: avoid race between time out and tear down
     - nvme-tcp: avoid race between time out and tear down
     - nvme-rdma: avoid repeated request completion
     - nvme-tcp: avoid repeated request completion
     - iommu/amd: Increase interrupt remapping table limit to 512 entries
     - s390/smp: move rcu_cpu_starting() earlier
     - vfio: platform: fix reference leak in vfio_platform_open
     - vfio/pci: Bypass IGD init in case of -ENODEV
     - i2c: mediatek: move dma reset before i2c reset
     - amd/amdgpu: Disable VCN DPG mode for Picasso
     - selftests: proc: fix warning: _GNU_SOURCE redefined
     - riscv: Set text_offset correctly for M-Mode
     - i2c: sh_mobile: implement atomic transfers
     - tpm_tis: Disable interrupts on ThinkPad T490s
     - spi: bcm2835: remove use of uninitialized gpio flags variable
     - tick/common: Touch watchdog in tick_unfreeze() on all CPUs
     - mfd: sprd: Add wakeup capability for PMIC IRQ
     - pinctrl: intel: Set default bias in case no particul

Source diff to previous version
1786013 Packaging resync
1886859 memory is leaked when tasks are moved to net_prio
1905618 Focal update: v5.4.78 upstream stable release
1905614 Focal update: v5.4.77 upstream stable release
1905612 Focal update: v5.4.76 upstream stable release
1904884 s390: dbginfo.sh triggers kernel panic, reading from /sys/kernel/mm/page_idle/bitmap
1904221 Ask 8821C Bluetooth controller to drop old firmware
1904225 Use ACPI S5 for reboot
1904450 Focal update: v5.4.75 upstream stable release
1894667 [HP 635] Radeon 6310 brightness control does not work
1904445 Focal update: v5.4.74 upstream stable release
1902254 Bionic: btrfs: kernel BUG at /build/linux-eTBZpZ/linux-4.15.0/fs/btrfs/ctree.c:3233!
1903682 NULL pointer dereference when configuring multi-function with devfn != 0 before devfn == 0

Version: 5.4.0-56.62 2020-11-23 23:12:10 UTC

 linux (5.4.0-56.62) focal; urgency=medium
 .
   * focal/linux: 5.4.0-56.62 -proposed tracker (LP: #1905300)
 .
   * CVE-2020-4788
     - selftests/powerpc: rfi_flush: disable entry flush if present
     - powerpc/64s: flush L1D on kernel entry
     - powerpc/64s: flush L1D after user accesses
     - selftests/powerpc: entry flush test
 .

CVE-2020-4788 IBM Power9 (AIX 7.1, 7.2, and VIOS 3.1) processors could allow a local user to obtain sensitive information from the data in the L1 cache under exten



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