CVE-2016-2546

Bug #1549189 reported by Steve Beattie on 2016-02-24
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This bug affects 1 person
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linux (Ubuntu)
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-flo (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-goldfish (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-mako (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-manta (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 uses an incorrect type of mutex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (race condition, use-after-free, and system crash) via a crafted ioctl call.

Break-Fix: - af368027a49a751d6ff4ee9e3f9961f35bb4fede

CVE References

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

CVE-2016-2546

tags: added: kernel-cve-tracking-bug
information type: Public → Public Security
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
description: updated
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-02-24
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-03-03
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-03-15
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-03-18
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Wily):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Wily):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-05
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-19
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-22
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-05-06
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
description: updated
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-05-10
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-05-13
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Released

This bug was nominated against a series that is no longer supported, ie vivid. The bug task representing the vivid nomination is being closed as Won't Fix.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
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