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Package "linux-doc"

Name: linux-doc

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Linux kernel specific documentation for version 4.15.0

Latest version: 4.15.0-127.130
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: proposed
Repository: main
Head package: linux

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Version: 4.15.0-127.130 2020-12-02 09:06:26 UTC

  linux (4.15.0-127.130) bionic; urgency=medium

  * bionic/linux: 4.15.0-127.130 -proposed tracker (LP: #1906027)

  * Packaging resync (LP: #1786013)
    - update dkms package versions

  * Ubuntu 18.04- call trace in kernel buffer when unloading ib_ipoib module
    (LP: #1904848)
    - SAUCE: net/mlx5e: IPoIB, initialize update_stat_work for ipoib devices

  * memory is leaked when tasks are moved to net_prio (LP: #1886859)
    - netprio_cgroup: Fix unlimited memory leak of v2 cgroups

  * s390: dbginfo.sh triggers kernel panic, reading from
    /sys/kernel/mm/page_idle/bitmap (LP: #1904884)
    - mm/page_idle.c: skip offline pages

  * Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-23 (LP: #1905333)
    - drm/i915: Break up error capture compression loops with cond_resched()
    - tipc: fix use-after-free in tipc_bcast_get_mode
    - gianfar: Replace skb_realloc_headroom with skb_cow_head for PTP
    - gianfar: Account for Tx PTP timestamp in the skb headroom
    - net: usb: qmi_wwan: add Telit LE910Cx 0x1230 composition
    - sctp: Fix COMM_LOST/CANT_STR_ASSOC err reporting on big-endian platforms
    - sfp: Fix error handing in sfp_probe()
    - Blktrace: bail out early if block debugfs is not configured
    - i40e: Fix of memory leak and integer truncation in i40e_virtchnl.c
    - Fonts: Replace discarded const qualifier
    - ALSA: usb-audio: Add implicit feedback quirk for Qu-16
    - lib/crc32test: remove extra local_irq_disable/enable
    - kthread_worker: prevent queuing delayed work from timer_fn when it is being
      canceled
    - mm: always have io_remap_pfn_range() set pgprot_decrypted()
    - gfs2: Wake up when sd_glock_disposal becomes zero
    - ftrace: Fix recursion check for NMI test
    - ftrace: Handle tracing when switching between context
    - tracing: Fix out of bounds write in get_trace_buf
    - futex: Handle transient "ownerless" rtmutex state correctly
    - ARM: dts: sun4i-a10: fix cpu_alert temperature
    - x86/kexec: Use up-to-dated screen_info copy to fill boot params
    - of: Fix reserved-memory overlap detection
    - blk-cgroup: Fix memleak on error path
    - blk-cgroup: Pre-allocate tree node on blkg_conf_prep
    - scsi: core: Don't start concurrent async scan on same host
    - vsock: use ns_capable_noaudit() on socket create
    - drm/vc4: drv: Add error handding for bind
    - ACPI: NFIT: Fix comparison to '-ENXIO'
    - vt: Disable KD_FONT_OP_COPY
    - fork: fix copy_process(CLONE_PARENT) race with the exiting ->real_parent
    - serial: 8250_mtk: Fix uart_get_baud_rate warning
    - serial: txx9: add missing platform_driver_unregister() on error in
      serial_txx9_init
    - USB: serial: cyberjack: fix write-URB completion race
    - USB: serial: option: add Quectel EC200T module support
    - USB: serial: option: add LE910Cx compositions 0x1203, 0x1230, 0x1231
    - USB: serial: option: add Telit FN980 composition 0x1055
    - USB: Add NO_LPM quirk for Kingston flash drive
    - usb: mtu3: fix panic in mtu3_gadget_stop()
    - ARC: stack unwinding: avoid indefinite looping
    - Revert "ARC: entry: fix potential EFA clobber when TIF_SYSCALL_TRACE"
    - PM: runtime: Resume the device earlier in __device_release_driver()
    - btrfs: extent_io: add proper error handling to lock_extent_buffer_for_io()
    - Btrfs: fix unwritten extent buffers and hangs on future writeback attempts
    - btrfs: tree-checker: fix the error message for transid error
    - mm: mempolicy: fix potential pte_unmap_unlock pte error
    - tools: perf: Fix build error in v4.19.y
    - net: dsa: read mac address from DT for slave device
    - arm64: dts: marvell: espressobin: Add ethernet switch aliases

  * Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-23 (LP: #1905333) //
    CVE-2019-19770 which shows this issue is not a core debugfs issue, but
    - blktrace: fix debugfs use after free

  * Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-18 (LP: #1904791)
    - scripts/setlocalversion: make git describe output more reliable
    - arm64: link with -z norelro regardless of CONFIG_RELOCATABLE
    - gtp: fix an use-before-init in gtp_newlink()
    - ravb: Fix bit fields checking in ravb_hwtstamp_get()
    - tipc: fix memory leak caused by tipc_buf_append()
    - arch/x86/amd/ibs: Fix re-arming IBS Fetch
    - x86/xen: disable Firmware First mode for correctable memory errors
    - fuse: fix page dereference after free
    - p54: avoid accessing the data mapped to streaming DMA
    - mtd: lpddr: Fix bad logic in print_drs_error
    - ata: sata_rcar: Fix DMA boundary mask
    - fscrypt: return -EXDEV for incompatible rename or link into encrypted dir
    - x86/unwind/orc: Fix inactive tasks with stack pointer in %sp on GCC 10
      compiled kernels
    - mlxsw: core: Fix use-after-free in mlxsw_emad_trans_finish()
    - futex: Fix incorrect should_fail_futex() handling
    - powerpc/powernv/smp: Fix spurious DBG() warning
    - powerpc: select ARCH_WANT_IRQS_OFF_ACTIVATE_MM
    - sparc64: remove mm_cpumask clearing to fix kthread_use_mm race
    - f2fs: add trace exit in exception path
    - f2fs: fix to check segment boundary during SIT page readahead
    - um: change sigio_spinlock to a mutex
    - ARM: 8997/2: hw_breakpoint: Handle inexact watchpoint addresses
    - xfs: fix realtime bitmap/summary file truncation when growing rt volume
    - video: fbdev: pvr2fb: initialize variables
    - ath10k: start recovery process when payload length exceeds max htc length
      for sdio
    - ath10k: fix VHT NSS calculation when STBC is enabled
    - drm/brige/megachips: Add checking if ge_b850v3_lvds_init() is working
      correctly
    - media: videodev2.h: RGB BT2020 and HSV are always full range
    - media: platform: Improve queue set up flow for bug fixing
    - usb: typec: tcpm: During PR_SWAP, source caps should be sent only after
      tSwapSourceStart
    - media: tw5864: check status of tw5864_frameinterval_get
    - mmc: via-sdmmc: Fix data race bug
   

Source diff to previous version
1786013 Packaging resync
1904848 Ubuntu 18.04- call trace in kernel buffer when unloading ib_ipoib module
1886859 memory is leaked when tasks are moved to net_prio
1904884 s390: dbginfo.sh triggers kernel panic, reading from /sys/kernel/mm/page_idle/bitmap
1905333 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-23
1904791 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-18
1894667 [HP 635] Radeon 6310 brightness control does not work
1904613 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-17
1902254 Bionic: btrfs: kernel BUG at /build/linux-eTBZpZ/linux-4.15.0/fs/btrfs/ctree.c:3233!
1903768 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-10
CVE-2019-19770 ** DISPUTED ** In the Linux kernel 4.19.83, there is a use-after-free (read) in the debugfs_remove function in fs/debugfs/inode.c (which is used to r

Version: 4.15.0-126.129 2020-11-25 16:07:28 UTC

  linux (4.15.0-126.129) bionic; urgency=medium

  * bionic/linux: 4.15.0-126.129 -proposed tracker (LP: #1905305)

  * CVE-2020-4788
    - SAUCE: powerpc/64s: Define MASKABLE_RELON_EXCEPTION_PSERIES_OOL
    - SAUCE: powerpc/64s: move some exception handlers out of line
    - powerpc/64s: flush L1D on kernel entry
    - SAUCE: powerpc: Add a framework for user access tracking
    - powerpc: Implement user_access_begin and friends
    - powerpc: Fix __clear_user() with KUAP enabled
    - powerpc/uaccess: Evaluate macro arguments once, before user access is
      allowed
    - powerpc/64s: flush L1D after user accesses

Source diff to previous version
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

Version: 4.15.0-125.128 2020-11-16 18:07:03 UTC

  linux (4.15.0-125.128) bionic; urgency=medium

  * bionic/linux: 4.15.0-125.128 -proposed tracker (LP: #1903137)

  * Update kernel packaging to support forward porting kernels (LP: #1902957)
    - [Debian] Update for leader included in BACKPORT_SUFFIX

  * Avoid double newline when running insertchanges (LP: #1903293)
    - [Packaging] insertchanges: avoid double newline

  * EFI: Fails when BootCurrent entry does not exist (LP: #1899993)
    - efivarfs: Replace invalid slashes with exclamation marks in dentries.

  * CVE-2020-14351
    - perf/core: Fix race in the perf_mmap_close() function

  * raid10: Block discard is very slow, causing severe delays for mkfs and
    fstrim operations (LP: #1896578)
    - md: add md_submit_discard_bio() for submitting discard bio
    - md/raid10: extend r10bio devs to raid disks
    - md/raid10: pull codes that wait for blocked dev into one function
    - md/raid10: improve raid10 discard request
    - md/raid10: improve discard request for far layout

  * Bionic: btrfs: kernel BUG at /build/linux-
    eTBZpZ/linux-4.15.0/fs/btrfs/ctree.c:3233! (LP: #1902254)
    - btrfs: use offset_in_page instead of open-coding it
    - btrfs: use BUG() instead of BUG_ON(1)
    - btrfs: drop unnecessary offset_in_page in extent buffer helpers
    - btrfs: extent_io: do extra check for extent buffer read write functions
    - btrfs: extent-tree: kill BUG_ON() in __btrfs_free_extent()
    - btrfs: extent-tree: kill the BUG_ON() in insert_inline_extent_backref()
    - btrfs: ctree: check key order before merging tree blocks

  * Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-04 (LP: #1902943)
    - USB: gadget: f_ncm: Fix NDP16 datagram validation
    - gpio: tc35894: fix up tc35894 interrupt configuration
    - vsock/virtio: use RCU to avoid use-after-free on the_virtio_vsock
    - vsock/virtio: stop workers during the .remove()
    - vsock/virtio: add transport parameter to the
      virtio_transport_reset_no_sock()
    - net: virtio_vsock: Enhance connection semantics
    - Input: i8042 - add nopnp quirk for Acer Aspire 5 A515
    - ftrace: Move RCU is watching check after recursion check
    - drm/amdgpu: restore proper ref count in amdgpu_display_crtc_set_config
    - drivers/net/wan/hdlc_fr: Add needed_headroom for PVC devices
    - drm/sun4i: mixer: Extend regmap max_register
    - net: dec: de2104x: Increase receive ring size for Tulip
    - rndis_host: increase sleep time in the query-response loop
    - nvme-core: get/put ctrl and transport module in nvme_dev_open/release()
    - drivers/net/wan/lapbether: Make skb->protocol consistent with the header
    - drivers/net/wan/hdlc: Set skb->protocol before transmitting
    - mac80211: do not allow bigger VHT MPDUs than the hardware supports
    - spi: fsl-espi: Only process interrupts for expected events
    - nvme-fc: fail new connections to a deleted host or remote port
    - pinctrl: mvebu: Fix i2c sda definition for 98DX3236
    - nfs: Fix security label length not being reset
    - clk: samsung: exynos4: mark 'chipid' clock as CLK_IGNORE_UNUSED
    - iommu/exynos: add missing put_device() call in exynos_iommu_of_xlate()
    - i2c: cpm: Fix i2c_ram structure
    - Input: trackpoint - enable Synaptics trackpoints
    - random32: Restore __latent_entropy attribute on net_rand_state
    - epoll: do not insert into poll queues until all sanity checks are done
    - epoll: replace ->visited/visited_list with generation count
    - epoll: EPOLL_CTL_ADD: close the race in decision to take fast path
    - ep_create_wakeup_source(): dentry name can change under you...
    - netfilter: ctnetlink: add a range check for l3/l4 protonum
    - drm/syncobj: Fix drm_syncobj_handle_to_fd refcount leak
    - fbdev, newport_con: Move FONT_EXTRA_WORDS macros into linux/font.h
    - Fonts: Support FONT_EXTRA_WORDS macros for built-in fonts
    - Revert "ravb: Fixed to be able to unload modules"
    - fbcon: Fix global-out-of-bounds read in fbcon_get_font()
    - net: wireless: nl80211: fix out-of-bounds access in nl80211_del_key()
    - usermodehelper: reset umask to default before executing user process
    - platform/x86: thinkpad_acpi: initialize tp_nvram_state variable
    - platform/x86: thinkpad_acpi: re-initialize ACPI buffer size when reuse
    - driver core: Fix probe_count imbalance in really_probe()
    - perf top: Fix stdio interface input handling with glibc 2.28+
    - mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Fix the probe error path
    - macsec: avoid use-after-free in macsec_handle_frame()
    - mm/khugepaged: fix filemap page_to_pgoff(page) != offset
    - cifs: Fix incomplete memory allocation on setxattr path
    - i2c: meson: fix clock setting overwrite
    - sctp: fix sctp_auth_init_hmacs() error path
    - team: set dev->needed_headroom in team_setup_by_port()
    - net: team: fix memory leak in __team_options_register
    - openvswitch: handle DNAT tuple collision
    - drm/amdgpu: prevent double kfree ttm->sg
    - xfrm: clone XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL in xfrm_do_migrate
    - xfrm: clone XFRMA_SEC_CTX in xfrm_do_migrate
    - xfrm: clone whole liftime_cur structure in xfrm_do_migrate
    - net: stmmac: removed enabling eee in EEE set callback
    - platform/x86: fix kconfig dependency warning for FUJITSU_LAPTOP
    - xfrm: Use correct address family in xfrm_state_find
    - bonding: set dev->needed_headroom in bond_setup_by_slave()
    - mdio: fix mdio-thunder.c dependency & build error
    - net: usb: ax88179_178a: fix missing stop entry in driver_info
    - rxrpc: Fix rxkad token xdr encoding
    - rxrpc: Downgrade the BUG() for unsupported token type in rxrpc_read()
    - rxrpc: Fix some missing _bh annotations on locking conn->state_lock
    - rxrpc: Fix server keyring leak
    - perf: Fix task_function_call() error handling
    - mmc: core: don't set limits.discard_granularity as 0
    - mm: khugepaged: recalculate min_free_kbytes after memory hotplug as expected
      by khugepaged
    - net: u

Source diff to previous version
1902957 Update kernel packaging to support forward porting kernels
1903293 Avoid double newline when running insertchanges
1896578 raid10: Block discard is very slow, causing severe delays for mkfs and fstrim operations
1902254 Bionic: btrfs: kernel BUG at /build/linux-eTBZpZ/linux-4.15.0/fs/btrfs/ctree.c:3233!
1902943 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-11-04
1901257 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-10-23
1898786 bcache: Issues with large IO wait in bch_mca_scan() when shrinker is enabled
1893711 [hns3-0901]add hns3_gro_complete for HW GRO process
1897299 mwifiex stops working after kernel upgrade
1897977 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-09-30
1896817 Bionic update: upstream stable patchset 2020-09-23
CVE-2020-14351 perf: Fix race in perf_mmap_close function

Version: 4.15.0-124.127 2020-11-11 04:06:28 UTC

  linux (4.15.0-124.127) bionic; urgency=medium

  * Packaging resync (LP: #1786013)
    - update dkms package versions

  * Introduce the new NVIDIA 455 series (LP: #1902093)
    - [Packaging] NVIDIA -- Add the NVIDIA 455 driver

 -- Stefan Bader <email address hidden> Thu, 05 Nov 2020 18:43:42 +0100

Source diff to previous version
1786013 Packaging resync
1902093 Introduce the new NVIDIA 455 series

Version: 4.15.0-123.126 2020-11-10 19:07:18 UTC

  linux (4.15.0-123.126) bionic; urgency=medium

  * CVE-2020-8694
    - powercap: make attributes only readable by root

 -- Stefan Bader <email address hidden> Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:12:40 +0200




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