Package "linux"

Name: linux


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  • Linux kernel version specific cloud tools for version 4.4.0-138
  • Linux kernel version specific cloud tools for version 4.4.0-138
  • Linux kernel version specific cloud tools for version 4.4.0-138
  • Linux kernel version specific cloud tools for version 4.4.0

Latest version: 4.4.0-138.164
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: proposed
Repository: main


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Version: 4.4.0-138.164 2018-10-04 10:06:38 UTC

  linux (4.4.0-138.164) xenial; urgency=medium

  * linux: 4.4.0-138.164 -proposed tracker (LP: #1795582)

  * Linux 4.4.155 stable release build is broken on ppc64 (LP: #1795662)
    - powerpc/fadump: Return error when fadump registration fails

  * Kernel hang on drive pull caused by regression introduced by commit
    287922eb0b18 (LP: #1791790)
    - block: Fix a race between blk_cleanup_queue() and timeout handling

  * qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer (LP: #1793086)
    - s390/qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer

  * Page leaking in cachefiles_read_backing_file while vmscan is active
    (LP: #1793430)
    - SAUCE: cachefiles: Page leaking in cachefiles_read_backing_file while vmscan
      is active

  * Bugfix for handling of shadow doorbell buffer (LP: #1788222)
    - nvme-pci: add a memory barrier to nvme_dbbuf_update_and_check_event

  * Xenial update to 4.4.155 stable release (LP: #1792419)
    - net: 6lowpan: fix reserved space for single frames
    - net: mac802154: tx: expand tailroom if necessary
    - 9p/net: Fix zero-copy path in the 9p virtio transport
    - net: lan78xx: Fix misplaced tasklet_schedule() call
    - spi: davinci: fix a NULL pointer dereference
    - drm/i915/userptr: reject zero user_size
    - powerpc/fadump: handle crash memory ranges array index overflow
    - powerpc/pseries: Fix endianness while restoring of r3 in MCE handler.
    - fs/9p/xattr.c: catch the error of p9_client_clunk when setting xattr failed
    - 9p/virtio: fix off-by-one error in sg list bounds check
    - net/9p/client.c: version pointer uninitialized
    - net/9p/trans_fd.c: fix race-condition by flushing workqueue before the
    - dm cache metadata: save in-core policy_hint_size to on-disk superblock
    - iio: ad9523: Fix displayed phase
    - iio: ad9523: Fix return value for ad952x_store()
    - vmw_balloon: fix inflation of 64-bit GFNs
    - vmw_balloon: do not use 2MB without batching
    - vmw_balloon: VMCI_DOORBELL_SET does not check status
    - vmw_balloon: fix VMCI use when balloon built into kernel
    - tracing: Do not call start/stop() functions when tracing_on does not change
    - tracing/blktrace: Fix to allow setting same value
    - kthread, tracing: Don't expose half-written comm when creating kthreads
    - uprobes: Use synchronize_rcu() not synchronize_sched()
    - 9p: fix multiple NULL-pointer-dereferences
    - PM / sleep: wakeup: Fix build error caused by missing SRCU support
    - pnfs/blocklayout: off by one in bl_map_stripe()
    - ARM: tegra: Fix Tegra30 Cardhu PCA954x reset
    - mm/tlb: Remove tlb_remove_table() non-concurrent condition
    - iommu/vt-d: Add definitions for PFSID
    - iommu/vt-d: Fix dev iotlb pfsid use
    - osf_getdomainname(): use copy_to_user()
    - sys: don't hold uts_sem while accessing userspace memory
    - userns: move user access out of the mutex
    - ubifs: Fix memory leak in lprobs self-check
    - Revert "UBIFS: Fix potential integer overflow in allocation"
    - ubifs: Check data node size before truncate
    - ubifs: Fix synced_i_size calculation for xattr inodes
    - pwm: tiehrpwm: Fix disabling of output of PWMs
    - fb: fix lost console when the user unplugs a USB adapter
    - udlfb: set optimal write delay
    - getxattr: use correct xattr length
    - bcache: release dc->writeback_lock properly in bch_writeback_thread()
    - perf auxtrace: Fix queue resize
    - fs/quota: Fix spectre gadget in do_quotactl
    - x86/io: add interface to reserve io memtype for a resource range. (v1.1)
    - drm/drivers: add support for using the arch wc mapping API.
    - Linux 4.4.155

  * Xenial update to 4.4.154 stable release (LP: #1792392)
    - sched/sysctl: Check user input value of sysctl_sched_time_avg
    - Cipso: cipso_v4_optptr enter infinite loop
    - vti6: fix PMTU caching and reporting on xmit
    - xfrm: fix missing dst_release() after policy blocking lbcast and multicast
    - xfrm: free skb if nlsk pointer is NULL
    - mac80211: add stations tied to AP_VLANs during hw reconfig
    - nl80211: Add a missing break in parse_station_flags
    - drm/bridge: adv7511: Reset registers on hotplug
    - scsi: libiscsi: fix possible NULL pointer dereference in case of TMF
    - drm/imx: imx-ldb: disable LDB on driver bind
    - drm/imx: imx-ldb: check if channel is enabled before printing warning
    - usb: gadget: r8a66597: Fix two possible sleep-in-atomic-context bugs in
    - usb: gadget: r8a66597: Fix a possible sleep-in-atomic-context bugs in
    - usb/phy: fix PPC64 build errors in phy-fsl-usb.c
    - tools: usb: ffs-test: Fix build on big endian systems
    - usb: gadget: f_uac2: fix endianness of 'struct cntrl_*_lay3'
    - tools/power turbostat: fix -S on UP systems
    - net: caif: Add a missing rcu_read_unlock() in caif_flow_cb
    - qed: Fix possible race for the link state value.
    - atl1c: reserve min skb headroom
    - net: prevent ISA drivers from building on PPC32
    - can: mpc5xxx_can: check of_iomap return before use
    - i2c: davinci: Avoid zero value of CLKH
    - media: staging: omap4iss: Include asm/cacheflush.h after generic includes
    - bnx2x: Fix invalid memory access in rss hash config path.
    - net: axienet: Fix double deregister of mdio
    - selftests/ftrace: Add snapshot and tracing_on test case
    - zswap: re-check zswap_is_full() after do zswap_shrink()
    - tools/power turbostat: Read extended processor family from CPUID
    - Revert "MIPS: BCM47XX: Enable 74K Core ExternalSync for PCIe erratum"
    - enic: handle mtu change for vf properly
    - arc: fix build errors in arc/include/asm/delay.h
    - arc: fix type warnings in arc/mm/cache.c
    - drivers: net: lmc: fix case value for target abort error
    - scsi: fcoe: drop frames in ELS LOGO error path
    - scsi: vmw_pvscsi: Return DID_RESET for status SAM_STAT_COMMAND_TERMINATED
    - mm/memory.c: check return value of ioremap_prot
    - cifs: add

1795662 Linux 4.4.155 stable release build is broken on ppc64
1791790 Kernel hang on drive pull caused by regression introduced by commit 287922eb0b18
1793086 qeth: use vzalloc for QUERY OAT buffer
1793430 Page leaking in cachefiles_read_backing_file while vmscan is active
1788222 Bugfix for handling of shadow doorbell buffer
1792419 Xenial update to 4.4.155 stable release
1792392 Xenial update to 4.4.154 stable release
1792383 Xenial update to 4.4.153 stable release
1792377 Xenial update to 4.4.152 stable release
1792340 Xenial update to 4.4.151 stable release
1792336 Xenial update to 4.4.150 stable release
1792310 Xenial update to 4.4.149 stable release
1792174 Xenial update to 4.4.148 stable release
1792109 Xenial update to 4.4.147 stable release
1791953 Xenial update to 4.4.146 stable release
1791942 Xenial update to 4.4.145 stable release
1793753 kernel panic - null pointer dereference on ipset operations
1793461 Improvements to the kernel source package preparation
1792044 update ENA driver to latest mainline version
CVE-2018-9363 HID: Bluetooth: hidp: buffer overflow in hidp_process_report

Version: *DELETED* 2018-10-04 09:06:41 UTC
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Version: 4.4.0-137.163 2018-09-26 11:07:00 UTC

  linux (4.4.0-137.163) xenial; urgency=medium

  * CVE-2018-14633
    - iscsi target: Use hex2bin instead of a re-implementation

  * CVE-2018-17182
    - mm: get rid of vmacache_flush_all() entirely

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2018-14633 A security flaw was found in the chap_server_compute_md5() function in the ISCSI target code in the Linux kernel in a way an authentication request f
CVE-2018-17182 An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.8. The vmacache_flush_all function in mm/vmacache.c mishandles sequence number overflows. An

Version: 4.4.0-136.162 2018-09-12 08:06:32 UTC

  linux (4.4.0-136.162) xenial; urgency=medium

  * linux: 4.4.0-136.162 -proposed tracker (LP: #1791745)

  * CVE-2017-5753
    - bpf: properly enforce index mask to prevent out-of-bounds speculation
    - Revert "UBUNTU: SAUCE: bpf: Use barrier_nospec() instead of osb()"
    - Revert "bpf: prevent speculative execution in eBPF interpreter"

  * L1TF mitigation not effective in some CPU and RAM combinations
    (LP: #1788563) // CVE-2018-3620 // CVE-2018-3646
    - x86/speculation/l1tf: Fix overflow in l1tf_pfn_limit() on 32bit
    - x86/speculation/l1tf: Fix off-by-one error when warning that system has too
      much RAM
    - x86/speculation/l1tf: Increase l1tf memory limit for Nehalem+

  * CVE-2018-15594
    - x86/paravirt: Fix spectre-v2 mitigations for paravirt guests

  * Xenial update to 4.4.144 stable release (LP: #1791080)
    - KVM/Eventfd: Avoid crash when assign and deassign specific eventfd in
    - x86/MCE: Remove min interval polling limitation
    - fat: fix memory allocation failure handling of match_strdup()
    - ALSA: rawmidi: Change resized buffers atomically
    - ARC: mm: allow mprotect to make stack mappings executable
    - mm: memcg: fix use after free in mem_cgroup_iter()
    - ipv4: Return EINVAL when ping_group_range sysctl doesn't map to user ns
    - ipv6: fix useless rol32 call on hash
    - lib/rhashtable: consider param->min_size when setting initial table size
    - net/ipv4: Set oif in fib_compute_spec_dst
    - net: phy: fix flag masking in __set_phy_supported
    - ptp: fix missing break in switch
    - tg3: Add higher cpu clock for 5762.
    - net: Don't copy pfmemalloc flag in __copy_skb_header()
    - skbuff: Unconditionally copy pfmemalloc in __skb_clone()
    - xhci: Fix perceived dead host due to runtime suspend race with event handler
    - x86/paravirt: Make native_save_fl() extern inline
    - SAUCE: Add missing CPUID_7_EDX defines
    - SAUCE: x86/speculation: Expose indirect_branch_prediction_barrier()
    - x86/pti: Mark constant arrays as __initconst
    - x86/asm/entry/32: Simplify pushes of zeroed pt_regs->REGs
    - x86/entry/64/compat: Clear registers for compat syscalls, to reduce
      speculation attack surface
    - x86/speculation: Clean up various Spectre related details
    - x86/speculation: Fix up array_index_nospec_mask() asm constraint
    - x86/xen: Zero MSR_IA32_SPEC_CTRL before suspend
    - x86/mm: Factor out LDT init from context init
    - x86/mm: Give each mm TLB flush generation a unique ID
    - SAUCE: x86/speculation: Use Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier in context
    - x86/speculation: Use IBRS if available before calling into firmware
    - x86/speculation: Move firmware_restrict_branch_speculation_*() from C to CPP
    - selftest/seccomp: Fix the seccomp(2) signature
    - xen: set cpu capabilities from xen_start_kernel()
    - x86/amd: don't set X86_BUG_SYSRET_SS_ATTRS when running under Xen
    - SAUCE: Preserve SPEC_CTRL MSR in new inlines
    - SAUCE: Add Knights Mill to NO SSB list
    - x86/process: Correct and optimize TIF_BLOCKSTEP switch
    - x86/process: Optimize TIF_NOTSC switch
    - Revert "x86/cpufeatures: Add FEATURE_ZEN"
    - Revert "x86/cpu/AMD: Fix erratum 1076 (CPB bit)"
    - x86/cpu/AMD: Fix erratum 1076 (CPB bit)
    - x86/cpufeatures: Add FEATURE_ZEN
    - x86/xen: Add call of speculative_store_bypass_ht_init() to PV paths
    - x86/cpu: Re-apply forced caps every time CPU caps are re-read
    - block: do not use interruptible wait anywhere
    - clk: tegra: Fix PLL_U post divider and initial rate on Tegra30
    - ubi: Introduce vol_ignored()
    - ubi: Rework Fastmap attach base code
    - ubi: Be more paranoid while seaching for the most recent Fastmap
    - ubi: Fix races around ubi_refill_pools()
    - ubi: Fix Fastmap's update_vol()
    - ubi: fastmap: Erase outdated anchor PEBs during attach
    - Linux 4.4.144

  * CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre v2 s390x)
    - s390: detect etoken facility
    - s390/lib: use expoline for all bcr instructions
    - SAUCE: s390: use expoline thunks for all branches generated by the BPF JIT

  * Xenial update to 4.4.143 stable release (LP: #1790884)
    - compiler, clang: suppress warning for unused static inline functions
    - compiler, clang: properly override 'inline' for clang
    - compiler, clang: always inline when CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_INLINING is disabled
    - compiler-gcc.h: Add __attribute__((gnu_inline)) to all inline declarations
    - x86/asm: Add _ASM_ARG* constants for argument registers to <asm/asm.h>
    - ocfs2: subsystem.su_mutex is required while accessing the item->ci_parent
    - bcm63xx_enet: correct clock usage
    - bcm63xx_enet: do not write to random DMA channel on BCM6345
    - crypto: crypto4xx - remove bad list_del
    - crypto: crypto4xx - fix crypto4xx_build_pdr, crypto4xx_build_sdr leak
    - atm: zatm: Fix potential Spectre v1
    - net: dccp: avoid crash in ccid3_hc_rx_send_feedback()
    - net: dccp: switch rx_tstamp_last_feedback to monotonic clock
    - net/mlx5: Fix incorrect raw command length parsing
    - net: sungem: fix rx checksum support
    - qed: Limit msix vectors in kdump kernel to the minimum required count.
    - r8152: napi hangup fix after disconnect
    - tcp: fix Fast Open key endianness
    - tcp: prevent bogus FRTO undos with non-SACK flows
    - vhost_net: validate sock before trying to put its fd
    - net_sched: blackhole: tell upper qdisc about dropped packets
    - net/mlx5: Fix command interface race in polling mode
    - net: cxgb3_main: fix potential Spectre v1
    - rtlwifi: rtl8821ae: fix firmware is not ready to run
    - MIPS: Call dump_stack() from show_regs()
    - MIPS: Use async IPIs for arch_trigger_cpumask_backtrace()
    - netfilter: ebtables: reject non-bridge targets
    - KEYS: DNS: fix parsing multiple options
    - rds: avoid unenecessary cong_update in loop transport
    - net/nfc: Avoid stalls when n

1788563 L1TF mitigation not effective in some CPU and RAM combinations
1791080 Xenial update to 4.4.144 stable release
1790884 Xenial update to 4.4.143 stable release
1790883 Xenial update to 4.4.142 stable release
1790620 Xenial update to 4.4.141 stable release
1789653 regression with EXT4 file systems and meta_bg flag
1790480 random oopses on s390 systems using NVMe devices
1787281 errors when scanning partition table of corrupted AIX disk
CVE-2017-5753 Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker wi
CVE-2018-3620 L1 Terminal Fault-OS/SMM Foreshadow-NG
CVE-2018-3646 L1 Terminal Fault-VMM
CVE-2018-15594 arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectr
CVE-2017-5715 Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an at
CVE-2018-15572 The spectre_v2_select_mitigation function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 does not always fill RSB upon a context swi
CVE-2018-6555 The irda_setsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c and later in drivers/staging/irda/net/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17 allows local users
CVE-2018-6554 Memory leak in the irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c and later in drivers/staging/irda/net/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17 allows lo

Version: *DELETED* 2018-09-12 00:06:35 UTC
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