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  • Linux kernel buildinfo for version 4.4.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
  • Linux kernel buildinfo for version 4.4.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
  • Linux kernel buildinfo for version 4.4.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
  • Linux kernel buildinfo for version 4.4.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP

Latest version: 4.4.0-204.236
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: base
Repository: main


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Version: 4.4.0-204.236 2021-02-19 19:08:38 UTC

 linux (4.4.0-204.236) xenial; urgency=medium
   * xenial/linux: 4.4.0-204.236 -proposed tracker (LP: #1916222)
   * Xenial update: v4.4.254 upstream stable release (LP: #1914648)
     - ALSA: seq: oss: Fix missing error check in snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info()
     - ALSA: hda/via: Add minimum mute flag
     - ACPI: scan: Make acpi_bus_get_device() clear return pointer on error
     - dm: avoid filesystem lookup in dm_get_dev_t()
     - ASoC: Intel: haswell: Add missing pm_ops
     - scsi: ufs: Correct the LUN used in eh_device_reset_handler() callback
     - drm/nouveau/bios: fix issue shadowing expansion ROMs
     - drm/nouveau/i2c/gm200: increase width of aux semaphore owner fields
     - can: dev: can_restart: fix use after free bug
     - iio: ad5504: Fix setting power-down state
     - ehci: fix EHCI host controller initialization sequence
     - usb: bdc: Make bdc pci driver depend on BROKEN
     - [Config] updateconfigs for USB_BDC_PCI
     - xhci: make sure TRB is fully written before giving it to the controller
     - compiler.h: Raise minimum version of GCC to 5.1 for arm64
     - netfilter: rpfilter: mask ecn bits before fib lookup
     - sh: dma: fix kconfig dependency for G2_DMA
     - sh_eth: Fix power down vs. is_opened flag ordering
     - skbuff: back tiny skbs with kmalloc() in __netdev_alloc_skb() too
     - ipv6: create multicast route with RTPROT_KERNEL
     - net_sched: avoid shift-out-of-bounds in tcindex_set_parms()
     - Revert "mm/slub: fix a memory leak in sysfs_slab_add()"
     - tracing: Fix race in trace_open and buffer resize call
     - xen-blkback: set ring->xenblkd to NULL after kthread_stop()
     - x86/boot/compressed: Disable relocation relaxation
     - Linux 4.4.254
   * Xenial update: v4.4.253 upstream stable release (LP: #1914647)
     - ASoC: dapm: remove widget from dirty list on free
     - mm/hugetlb: fix potential missing huge page size info
     - ext4: fix bug for rename with RENAME_WHITEOUT
     - ARC: build: add boot_targets to PHONY
     - ethernet: ucc_geth: fix definition and size of ucc_geth_tx_global_pram
     - arch/arc: add copy_user_page() to to fix build error on ARC
     - misdn: dsp: select CONFIG_BITREVERSE
     - net: ethernet: fs_enet: Add missing MODULE_LICENSE
     - ACPI: scan: add stub acpi_create_platform_device() for !CONFIG_ACPI
     - ARM: picoxcell: fix missing interrupt-parent properties
     - Input: uinput - avoid FF flush when destroying device
     - dump_common_audit_data(): fix racy accesses to ->d_name
     - NFS: nfs_igrab_and_active must first reference the superblock
     - ext4: fix superblock checksum failure when setting password salt
     - RDMA/usnic: Fix memleak in find_free_vf_and_create_qp_grp
     - mm, slub: consider rest of partial list if acquire_slab() fails
     - net: sunrpc: interpret the return value of kstrtou32 correctly
     - usb: ohci: Make distrust_firmware param default to false
     - iio: buffer: Fix demux update
     - nfsd4: readdirplus shouldn't return parent of export
     - net: cdc_ncm: correct overhead in delayed_ndp_size
     - netxen_nic: fix MSI/MSI-x interrupts
     - rndis_host: set proper input size for OID_GEN_PHYSICAL_MEDIUM request
     - net: dcb: Validate netlink message in DCB handler
     - net: dcb: Accept RTM_GETDCB messages carrying set-like DCB commands
     - net: sit: unregister_netdevice on newlink's error path
     - rxrpc: Fix handling of an unsupported token type in rxrpc_read()
     - net: avoid 32 x truesize under-estimation for tiny skbs
     - spi: cadence: cache reference clock rate during probe
     - Linux 4.4.253
   * Xenial update: v4.4.252 upstream stable release (LP: #1913479)
     - Revert "UBUNTU: SAUCE: target: fix XCOPY NAA identifier lookup"
     - target: add XCOPY target/segment desc sense codes
     - target: bounds check XCOPY segment descriptor list
     - target: use XCOPY segment descriptor CSCD IDs
     - xcopy: loop over devices using idr helper
     - scsi: target: Fix XCOPY NAA identifier lookup
     - powerpc: Fix incorrect stw{, ux, u, x} instructions in __set_pte_at
     - net: ip: always refragment ip defragmented packets
     - net: fix pmtu check in nopmtudisc mode
     - vmlinux.lds.h: Add PGO and AutoFDO input sections
     - ubifs: wbuf: Don't leak kernel memory to flash
     - spi: pxa2xx: Fix use-after-free on unbind
     - cpufreq: powernow-k8: pass policy rather than use cpufreq_cpu_get()
     - wil6210: select CONFIG_CRC32
     - block: rsxx: select CONFIG_CRC32
     - iommu/intel: Fix memleak in intel_irq_remapping_alloc
     - block: fix use-after-free in disk_part_iter_next
     - net: drop bogus skb with CHECKSUM_PARTIAL and offset beyond end of trimmed
     - Linux 4.4.252
   * Xenial update: v4.4.251 upstream stable release (LP: #1913478)
     - kbuild: don't hardcode depmod path
     - workqueue: Kick a worker based on the actual activation of delayed works
     - lib/genalloc: fix the overflow when size is too big
     - depmod: handle the case of /sbin/depmod without /sbin in PATH
     - atm: idt77252: call pci_disable_device() on error path
     - ipv4: Ignore ECN bits for fib lookups in fib_compute_spec_dst()
     - net: hns: fix return value check in __lb_other_process()
     - net: hdlc_ppp: Fix issues when mod_timer is called while timer is running
     - CDC-NCM: remove "connected" log message
     - vhost_net: fix ubuf refcount incorrectly when sendmsg fails
     - net: sched: prevent invalid Scell_log shift count
     - virtio_net: Fix recursive call to cpus_read_lock()
     - ethernet: ucc_geth: fix use-after-free in ucc_geth_remove()
     - video: hyperv_fb: Fix the mmap() regression for v5.4.y and older
     - usb: gadget: enable super speed plus
     - USB: cdc-acm: blacklist another IR Droid device
     - usb: chipidea: ci_hdrc_imx: add missing put_device() call in
     - USB: xhci: fix U1/U2 handling for hardware with XH

Source diff to previous version
1914648 Xenial update: v4.4.254 upstream stable release
1914647 Xenial update: v4.4.253 upstream stable release
1913479 Xenial update: v4.4.252 upstream stable release
1913478 Xenial update: v4.4.251 upstream stable release
1912679 Xenial update: v4.4.250 upstream stable release

Version: 4.4.0-203.235 2021-02-02 06:09:25 UTC

 linux (4.4.0-203.235) xenial; urgency=medium
   * xenial/linux: 4.4.0-203.235 -proposed tracker (LP: #1914140)
   * Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.4.0-202 basic commands hanging (LP: #1913853)
     - SAUCE: Revert "mm: check that mm is still valid in madvise()"

Source diff to previous version
1913853 Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.4.0-202 basic commands hanging

Version: 4.4.0-202.234 2021-01-28 07:08:26 UTC

 linux (4.4.0-202.234) xenial; urgency=medium
   * xenial/linux: 4.4.0-202.234 -proposed tracker (LP: #1913086)
   * DMI entry syntax fix for Pegatron / ByteSpeed C15B (LP: #1910639)
     - Input: i8042 - unbreak Pegatron C15B
   * CVE-2020-29372
     - mm: check that mm is still valid in madvise()
   * errinjct open fails on IBM POWER LPAR (LP: #1908710)
     - powerpc/rtas: Fix typo of ibm, open-errinjct in RTAS filter
   * 4.4 kernel panics in kvm wake_up() handler (LP: #1908428)
     - kvm: vmx: rename vmx_pre/post_block to pi_pre/post_block
     - KVM: VMX: extract __pi_post_block
     - KVM: VMX: avoid double list add with VT-d posted interrupts
   * restore reverted commit "crypto: arm64/sha - avoid non-standard inline asm
     tricks" (LP: #1907489)
     - crypto: arm64/sha - avoid non-standard inline asm tricks
   * CVE-2020-29374
     - gup: document and work around "COW can break either way" issue
   * Xenial update: v4.4.249 upstream stable release (LP: #1910139)
     - spi: bcm2835aux: Fix use-after-free on unbind
     - spi: bcm2835aux: Restore err assignment in bcm2835aux_spi_probe
     - ARC: stack unwinding: don't assume non-current task is sleeping
     - platform/x86: acer-wmi: add automatic keyboard background light toggle key
     - Input: cm109 - do not stomp on control URB
     - Input: i8042 - add Acer laptops to the i8042 reset list
     - [Config] updateconfigs for SPI_DYNAMIC
     - spi: Prevent adding devices below an unregistering controller
     - net/mlx4_en: Avoid scheduling restart task if it is already running
     - tcp: fix cwnd-limited bug for TSO deferral where we send nothing
     - net: stmmac: delete the eee_ctrl_timer after napi disabled
     - net: bridge: vlan: fix error return code in __vlan_add()
     - USB: dummy-hcd: Fix uninitialized array use in init()
     - USB: add RESET_RESUME quirk for Snapscan 1212
     - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix potential out-of-bounds shift
     - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix control 'access overflow' errors from chmap
     - xhci: Give USB2 ports time to enter U3 in bus suspend
     - USB: sisusbvga: Make console support depend on BROKEN
     - [Config] updateconfigs for USB_SISUSBVGA_CON
     - ALSA: pcm: oss: Fix potential out-of-bounds shift
     - serial: 8250_omap: Avoid FIFO corruption caused by MDR1 access
     - USB: serial: cp210x: enable usb generic throttle/unthrottle
     - scsi: bnx2i: Requires MMU
     - can: softing: softing_netdev_open(): fix error handling
     - RDMA/cm: Fix an attempt to use non-valid pointer when cleaning timewait
     - dm table: Remove BUG_ON(in_interrupt())
     - soc/tegra: fuse: Fix index bug in get_process_id
     - USB: serial: option: add interface-number sanity check to flag handling
     - USB: gadget: f_rndis: fix bitrate for SuperSpeed and above
     - usb: chipidea: ci_hdrc_imx: Pass DISABLE_DEVICE_STREAMING flag to imx6ul
     - media: msi2500: assign SPI bus number dynamically
     - Bluetooth: Fix slab-out-of-bounds read in hci_le_direct_adv_report_evt()
     - drm/gma500: fix double free of gma_connector
     - ARM: p2v: fix handling of LPAE translation in BE mode
     - crypto: talitos - Fix return type of current_desc_hdr()
     - spi: img-spfi: fix reference leak in img_spfi_resume
     - ASoC: pcm: DRAIN support reactivation
     - Bluetooth: Fix null pointer dereference in hci_event_packet()
     - spi: spi-ti-qspi: fix reference leak in ti_qspi_setup
     - spi: tegra20-slink: fix reference leak in slink ops of tegra20
     - spi: tegra20-sflash: fix reference leak in tegra_sflash_resume
     - spi: tegra114: fix reference leak in tegra spi ops
     - RDMa/mthca: Work around -Wenum-conversion warning
     - MIPS: BCM47XX: fix kconfig dependency bug for BCM47XX_BCMA
     - media: solo6x10: fix missing snd_card_free in error handling case
     - drm/omap: dmm_tiler: fix return error code in omap_dmm_probe()
     - Input: ads7846 - fix integer overflow on Rt calculation
     - Input: ads7846 - fix unaligned access on 7845
     - powerpc/feature: Fix CPU_FTRS_ALWAYS by removing CPU_FTRS_GENERIC_32
     - soc: ti: knav_qmss: fix reference leak in knav_queue_probe
     - soc: ti: Fix reference imbalance in knav_dma_probe
     - drivers: soc: ti: knav_qmss_queue: Fix error return code in knav_queue_probe
     - memstick: fix a double-free bug in memstick_check
     - ARM: dts: at91: sama5d4_xplained: add pincontrol for USB Host
     - ARM: dts: at91: sama5d3_xplained: add pincontrol for USB Host
     - orinoco: Move context allocation after processing the skb
     - cw1200: fix missing destroy_workqueue() on error in cw1200_init_common
     - mips: cdmm: fix use-after-free in mips_cdmm_bus_discover
     - NFSv4.2: condition READDIR's mask for security label based on LSM state
     - lockd: don't use interval-based rebinding over TCP
     - NFS: switch nfsiod to be an UNBOUND workqueue.
     - media: saa7146: fix array overflow in vidioc_s_audio()
     - pinctrl: falcon: add missing put_device() call in pinctrl_falcon_probe()
     - memstick: r592: Fix error return in r592_probe()
     - ASoC: jz4740-i2s: add missed checks for clk_get()
     - dm ioctl: fix error return code in target_message
     - clocksource/drivers/arm_arch_timer: Correct fault programming of
     - cpufreq: highbank: Add missing MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE
     - cpufreq: loongson1: Add missing MODULE_ALIAS
     - cpufreq: scpi: Add missing MODULE_ALIAS
     - scsi: pm80xx: Fix error return in pm8001_pci_probe()
     - seq_buf: Avoid type mismatch for seq_buf_init
     - scsi: fnic: Fix error return code in fnic_probe()
     - powerpc/pseries/hibernation: drop pseries_suspend_begin() from suspend ops
     - usb: ehci-omap: Fix PM disable depth umbalance in ehci_hcd_omap_probe
     - usb: oxu210hp-hcd: Fix memory leak in oxu_create
     - speakup: fix uninitialized flush_lock
     - nfs_common: need lock during iterate through the list

Source diff to previous version
1910639 DMI entry syntax fix for Pegatron / ByteSpeed C15B
1908710 errinjct open fails on IBM POWER LPAR
1908428 4.4 kernel panics in kvm wake_up() handler
1907489 restore reverted commit \
1910139 Xenial update: v4.4.249 upstream stable release
1887190 MSFT Touchpad not working on Lenovo Legion-5 15ARH05
1910137 Xenial update: v4.4.248 upstream stable release
CVE-2020-29372 An issue was discovered in do_madvise in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 5.6.8. There is a race condition between coredump operations and the
CVE-2020-29374 An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.7.3, related to mm/gup.c and mm/huge_memory.c. The get_user_pages (aka gup) implementation, when

Version: 4.4.0-200.232 2021-01-13 16:08:54 UTC

 linux (4.4.0-200.232) xenial; urgency=medium
   * xenial/linux: 4.4.0-200.232 -proposed tracker (LP: #1911151)
   * CVE-2020-28374
     - target: simplify XCOPY wwn->se_dev lookup helper
     - SAUCE: target: fix XCOPY NAA identifier lookup

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2020-28374 In drivers/target/target_core_xcopy.c in the Linux kernel before 5.10. ...

Version: 4.4.0-199.231 2021-01-06 05:09:34 UTC

 linux (4.4.0-199.231) xenial; urgency=medium
   * xenial/linux: 4.4.0-199.231 -proposed tracker (LP: #1910093)
   * Touchpad not detected on ByteSpeed C15B laptop (LP: #1906128)
     - Input: i8042 - add ByteSpeed touchpad to noloop table
   * stack trace in kernel (LP: #1903596)
     - net: napi: remove useless stack trace
   * CVE-2020-27777
     - powerpc/rtas: Restrict RTAS requests from userspace
     - [Config]: Set CONFIG_PPC_RTAS_FILTER
   * Xenial update: v4.4.247 upstream stable release (LP: #1906703)
     - btrfs: tree-checker: Enhance chunk checker to validate chunk profile
     - btrfs: inode: Verify inode mode to avoid NULL pointer dereference
     - HID: cypress: Support Varmilo Keyboards' media hotkeys
     - Input: i8042 - allow insmod to succeed on devices without an i8042
     - HID: hid-sensor-hub: Fix issue with devices with no report ID
     - x86/xen: don't unbind uninitialized lock_kicker_irq
     - proc: don't allow async path resolution of /proc/self components
     - dmaengine: pl330: _prep_dma_memcpy: Fix wrong burst size
     - scsi: libiscsi: Fix NOP race condition
     - scsi: target: iscsi: Fix cmd abort fabric stop race
     - scsi: ufs: Fix race between shutdown and runtime resume flow
     - bnxt_en: fix error return code in bnxt_init_board()
     - video: hyperv_fb: Fix the cache type when mapping the VRAM
     - bnxt_en: Release PCI regions when DMA mask setup fails during probe.
     - IB/mthca: fix return value of error branch in mthca_init_cq()
     - nfc: s3fwrn5: use signed integer for parsing GPIO numbers
     - efivarfs: revert "fix memory leak in efivarfs_create()"
     - perf probe: Fix to die_entrypc() returns error correctly
     - USB: core: Change %pK for __user pointers to %px
     - x86/speculation: Fix prctl() when spectre_v2_user={seccomp,prctl},ibpb
     - USB: core: add endpoint-blacklist quirk
     - USB: core: Fix regression in Hercules audio card
     - btrfs: fix lockdep splat when reading qgroup config on mount
     - Linux 4.4.247
   * Xenial update: v4.4.246 upstream stable release (LP: #1906700)
     - ah6: fix error return code in ah6_input()
     - atm: nicstar: Unmap DMA on send error
     - net: b44: fix error return code in b44_init_one()
     - net: bridge: add missing counters to ndo_get_stats64 callback
     - netlabel: fix our progress tracking in netlbl_unlabel_staticlist()
     - netlabel: fix an uninitialized warning in netlbl_unlabel_staticlist()
     - net/mlx4_core: Fix init_hca fields offset
     - net: x25: Increase refcnt of "struct x25_neigh" in x25_rx_call_request
     - qlcnic: fix error return code in qlcnic_83xx_restart_hw()
     - sctp: change to hold/put transport for proto_unreach_timer
     - net: usb: qmi_wwan: Set DTR quirk for MR400
     - net: Have netpoll bring-up DSA management interface
     - pinctrl: rockchip: enable gpio pclk for rockchip_gpio_to_irq
     - arm64: psci: Avoid printing in cpu_psci_cpu_die()
     - Input: adxl34x - clean up a data type in adxl34x_probe()
     - arm: dts: imx6qdl-udoo: fix rgmii phy-mode for ksz9031 phy
     - ARM: dts: imx50-evk: Fix the chip select 1 IOMUX
     - perf lock: Don't free "lock_seq_stat" if read_count isn't zero
     - can: dev: can_restart(): post buffer from the right context
     - can: peak_usb: fix potential integer overflow on shift of a int
     - can: m_can: m_can_handle_state_change(): fix state change
     - MIPS: Alchemy: Fix memleak in alchemy_clk_setup_cpu
     - regulator: ti-abb: Fix array out of bound read access on the first
     - libfs: fix error cast of negative value in simple_attr_write()
     - ALSA: ctl: fix error path at adding user-defined element set
     - ALSA: mixart: Fix mutex deadlock
     - tty: serial: imx: keep console clocks always on
     - efivarfs: fix memory leak in efivarfs_create()
     - ext4: fix bogus warning in ext4_update_dx_flag()
     - xtensa: disable preemption around cache alias management calls
     - mac80211: minstrel: remove deferred sampling code
     - mac80211: minstrel: fix tx status processing corner case
     - mac80211: allow driver to prevent two stations w/ same address
     - mac80211: free sta in sta_info_insert_finish() on errors
     - s390/cpum_sf.c: fix file permission for cpum_sfb_size
     - x86/microcode/intel: Check patch signature before saving microcode for early
     - Linux 4.4.246
   * Xenial update: v4.4.245 upstream stable release (LP: #1906698)
     - i2c: imx: Fix external abort on interrupt in exit paths
     - xfs: catch inode allocation state mismatch corruption
     - xfs: validate cached inodes are free when allocated
     - powerpc/8xx: Always fault when _PAGE_ACCESSED is not set
     - Input: sunkbd - avoid use-after-free in teardown paths
     - mac80211: always wind down STA state
     - KVM: x86: clflushopt should be treated as a no-op by emulation
     - Linux 4.4.245

1906128 Touchpad not detected on ByteSpeed C15B laptop
1903596 stack trace in kernel
1906703 Xenial update: v4.4.247 upstream stable release
1906700 Xenial update: v4.4.246 upstream stable release
1906698 Xenial update: v4.4.245 upstream stable release
CVE-2020-27777 A flaw was found in the way RTAS handled memory accesses in userspace to kernel communication. On a locked down (usually due to Secure Boot) guest sy

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