linux: 4.8.0-27.29 -proposed tracker

Bug #1635377 reported by Seth Forshee on 2016-10-20
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Bug Description

This bug is for tracking the 4.8.0-27.29 upload package. This bug will contain status and testing results related to that upload.

For an explanation of the tasks and the associated workflow see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/kernel-sru-workflow

-- swm properties --
boot-testing-requested: true
derivative-trackers-created: true
phase: Released
proposed-announcement-sent: true
proposed-testing-requested: true

CVE References

Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2016-10-20
tags: added: kernel-release-tracking-bug
tags: added: block-proposed
tags: added: block-proposed-yakkety
tags: added: yakkety
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in kernel-sru-workflow:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2016-10-20
description: updated
description: updated
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2016-10-21
description: updated
description: updated
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2016-10-21
description: updated
description: updated
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

USN Needed

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.8.0-27.29

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linux (4.8.0-27.29) yakkety; urgency=low

  [ Seth Forshee ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1635377

  * proc_keys_show crash when reading /proc/keys (LP: #1634496)
    - SAUCE: KEYS: ensure xbuf is large enough to fix buffer overflow in
      proc_keys_show (LP: #1634496)

  * Revert "If zone is so small that watermarks are the same, stop zone balance"
    in yakkety (LP: #1632894)
    - Revert "UBUNTU: SAUCE: (no-up) If zone is so small that watermarks are the
      same, stop zone balance."

  * lts-yakkety 4.8 cannot mount lvm raid1 (LP: #1631298)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) dm raid: fix compat_features validation

  * kswapd0 100% CPU usage (LP: #1518457)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) If zone is so small that watermarks are the same, stop zone
      balance.

  * [Trusty->Yakkety] powerpc/64: Fix incorrect return value from
    __copy_tofrom_user (LP: #1632462)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) powerpc/64: Fix incorrect return value from
      __copy_tofrom_user

  * Ubuntu 16.10: Oops panic in move_page_tables/page_remove_rmap after running
    memory_stress_ng. (LP: #1628976)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) powerpc/pseries: Fix stack corruption in htpe code

  * Paths not failed properly when unmapping virtual FC ports in VIOS (using
    ibmvfc) (LP: #1632116)
    - scsi: ibmvfc: Fix I/O hang when port is not mapped

  * [Ubuntu16.10]KV4.8: kernel livepatch config options are not set
    (LP: #1626983)
    - [Config] Enable live patching on powerpc/ppc64el

  * CONFIG_AUFS_XATTR is not set (LP: #1557776)
    - [Config] CONFIG_AUFS_XATTR=y

  * Yakkety update to 4.8.1 stable release (LP: #1632445)
    - arm64: debug: avoid resetting stepping state machine when TIF_SINGLESTEP
    - Using BUG_ON() as an assert() is _never_ acceptable
    - usb: misc: legousbtower: Fix NULL pointer deference
    - Staging: fbtft: Fix bug in fbtft-core
    - usb: usbip: vudc: fix left shift overflow
    - USB: serial: cp210x: Add ID for a Juniper console
    - Revert "usbtmc: convert to devm_kzalloc"
    - ALSA: hda - Adding one more ALC255 pin definition for headset problem
    - ALSA: hda - Fix headset mic detection problem for several Dell laptops
    - ALSA: hda - Add the top speaker pin config for HP Spectre x360
    - Linux 4.8.1

  * PSL data cache should be flushed before resetting CAPI adapter
    (LP: #1632049)
    - cxl: Flush PSL cache before resetting the adapter

  * thunder nic: avoid link delays due to RX_PACKET_DIS (LP: #1630038)
    - net: thunderx: Don't set RX_PACKET_DIS while initializing

  * crypto/vmx/p8_ghash memory corruption (LP: #1630970)
    - crypto: ghash-generic - move common definitions to a new header file
    - crypto: vmx - Fix memory corruption caused by p8_ghash
    - crypto: vmx - Ensure ghash-generic is enabled

  * arm64: SPCR console not autodetected (LP: #1630311)
    - of/serial: move earlycon early_param handling to serial
    - [Config] CONFIG_ACPI_SPCR_TABLE=y
    - ACPI: parse SPCR and enable matching console
    - ARM64: ACPI: enable ACPI_SPCR_TABLE
    - serial: pl011: add console matching function

  * include/linux/security.h header syntax error with !CONFIG_SECURITYFS
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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2016-11-09
description: updated
description: updated

The package has been published and the bug is being set to Fix Released

Changed in kernel-sru-workflow:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
description: updated
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.8.0-30.32

---------------
linux (4.8.0-30.32) yakkety; urgency=low

  * CVE-2016-8655 (LP: #1646318)
    - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring

 -- Brad Figg <email address hidden> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:02:53 -0800

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Fix Released
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