Upstream stable 4.4.34 and 4.8.10 regression

Bug #1645278 reported by Luis Henriques on 2016-11-28
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Bug Description

Upstream stable releases 4.4.34 and 4.8.10 introduced a regression that is already fixed in mainline but hasn't been applied to stable kernels yet (nor to Ubuntu kernels). Here's the thread where the bug was reported:

  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1611.2/04851.html

Here's a partial transcript of the report:

 "This update broke PXE boot on our 4-way AMD boxes. The kernel panics in
  eth_type_trans(), presumably during kernel-level IP autoconfiguration,
  see [1]. Bisection points me at 5c67f947 (net: __skb_flow_dissect()
  must cap its return value). And indeed, reverting this commit fixes
  the problem for me."

This issue is fixed with mainline commit:

commit c9b8af1330198ae241cd545e1f040019010d44d9
Author: Eric Dumazet <email address hidden>
Date: Tue Nov 22 11:17:30 2016 -0800

    flow_dissect: call init_default_flow_dissectors() earlier

Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2016-11-28
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Luis Henriques (henrix)
Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2016-11-28
summary: - Upstream stable 4.4.34 regression
+ Upstream stable 4.4.34 and 4.8.10 regression
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Luis Henriques (henrix)
description: updated
Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2016-11-29
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2016-11-29
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-yakkety' to 'verification-done-yakkety'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-yakkety' to 'verification-failed-yakkety'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-yakkety
Luis Henriques (henrix) wrote :

The fix was picked from the upstream stable kernel, thus I'm tagging it as verified.

tags: added: verification-done-yakkety
removed: verification-needed-yakkety
Luis Henriques (henrix) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-xenial' to 'verification-done-xenial'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-xenial' to 'verification-failed-xenial'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-xenial
Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2016-12-14
tags: added: verification-done-xenial
removed: verification-needed-xenial
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.4.0-57.78

---------------
linux (4.4.0-57.78) xenial; urgency=low

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648867

  * Miscellaneous Ubuntu changes
    - SAUCE: Do not build the xr-usb-serial driver for s390

linux (4.4.0-56.77) xenial; urgency=low

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648867

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648579

  * CONFIG_NR_CPUS=256 is too low (LP: #1579205)
    - [Config] Increase the NR_CPUS to 512 for amd64 to support systems with a
      large number of cores.

  * NVMe drives in Amazon AWS instance fail to initialize (LP: #1648449)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) NVMe: only setup MSIX once

linux (4.4.0-55.76) xenial; urgency=low

  [ Luis Henriques ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648503

  * NVMe driver accidentally reverted to use GSI instead of MSIX (LP: #1647887)
    - (fix) NVMe: restore code to always use MSI/MSI-x interrupts

linux (4.4.0-54.75) xenial; urgency=low

  [ Luis Henriques ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648017

  * Update hio driver to 2.1.0.28 (LP: #1646643)
    - SAUCE: hio: update to Huawei ES3000_V2 (2.1.0.28)

  * linux: Enable live patching for all supported architectures (LP: #1633577)
    - [Config] CONFIG_LIVEPATCH=y for s390x

  * Botched backport breaks level triggered EOIs in QEMU guests with --machine
    kernel_irqchip=split (LP: #1644394)
    - kvm/irqchip: kvm_arch_irq_routing_update renaming split

  * Xenial update to v4.4.35 stable release (LP: #1645453)
    - x86/cpu/AMD: Fix cpu_llc_id for AMD Fam17h systems
    - KVM: x86: fix missed SRCU usage in kvm_lapic_set_vapic_addr
    - KVM: Disable irq while unregistering user notifier
    - fuse: fix fuse_write_end() if zero bytes were copied
    - mfd: intel-lpss: Do not put device in reset state on suspend
    - can: bcm: fix warning in bcm_connect/proc_register
    - i2c: mux: fix up dependencies
    - kbuild: add -fno-PIE
    - scripts/has-stack-protector: add -fno-PIE
    - x86/kexec: add -fno-PIE
    - kbuild: Steal gcc's pie from the very beginning
    - ext4: sanity check the block and cluster size at mount time
    - crypto: caam - do not register AES-XTS mode on LP units
    - drm/amdgpu: Attach exclusive fence to prime exported bo's. (v5)
    - clk: mmp: pxa910: fix return value check in pxa910_clk_init()
    - clk: mmp: pxa168: fix return value check in pxa168_clk_init()
    - clk: mmp: mmp2: fix return value check in mmp2_clk_init()
    - rtc: omap: Fix selecting external osc
    - iwlwifi: pcie: fix SPLC structure parsing
    - mfd: core: Fix device reference leak in mfd_clone_cell
    - uwb: fix device reference leaks
    - PM / sleep: fix device reference leak in test_suspend
    - PM / sleep: don't suspend parent when async child suspend_{noirq, late}
      fails
    - IB/mlx4: Check gid_index return value
    - IB/mlx4: Fix create CQ error flow
    - IB/mlx5: Use cache line size to select CQE stride
    - IB/mlx5: Fix fatal error dispatching
    - IB/core: Avoid unsigned int overflow in sg_alloc_table
    - IB/uverbs: Fix leak of XRC target QPs
    - IB/cm: Mark stale CM id's whenever the mad agent was unregistered
    - netfilter: nft_dynset: fix element timeou...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.8.0-32.34

---------------
linux (4.8.0-32.34) yakkety; urgency=low

  [ Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1649358

  * Vulnerability picked up from 4.8.10 stable kernel (LP: #1648662)
    - net: handle no dst on skb in icmp6_send

linux (4.8.0-31.33) yakkety; urgency=low

  [ Luis Henriques ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1648034

  * Update hio driver to 2.1.0.28 (LP: #1646643)
    - SAUCE: hio: update to Huawei ES3000_V2 (2.1.0.28)

  * Yakkety update to v4.8.11 stable release (LP: #1645421)
    - x86/cpu/AMD: Fix cpu_llc_id for AMD Fam17h systems
    - KVM: x86: fix missed SRCU usage in kvm_lapic_set_vapic_addr
    - KVM: Disable irq while unregistering user notifier
    - arm64: KVM: pmu: Fix AArch32 cycle counter access
    - KVM: arm64: Fix the issues when guest PMCCFILTR is configured
    - ftrace: Ignore FTRACE_FL_DISABLED while walking dyn_ftrace records
    - ftrace: Add more checks for FTRACE_FL_DISABLED in processing ip records
    - genirq: Use irq type from irqdata instead of irqdesc
    - fuse: fix fuse_write_end() if zero bytes were copied
    - IB/rdmavt: rdmavt can handle non aligned page maps
    - IB/hfi1: Fix rnr_timer addition
    - mfd: intel-lpss: Do not put device in reset state on suspend
    - mfd: stmpe: Fix RESET regression on STMPE2401
    - can: bcm: fix warning in bcm_connect/proc_register
    - gpio: do not double-check direction on sleeping chips
    - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix use-after-free of usb_device at disconnect
    - ALSA: hda - add a new condition to check if it is thinkpad
    - ALSA: hda - Fix mic regression by ASRock mobo fixup
    - i2c: mux: fix up dependencies
    - i2c: i2c-mux-pca954x: fix deselect enabling for device-tree
    - Disable the __builtin_return_address() warning globally after all
    - kbuild: add -fno-PIE
    - scripts/has-stack-protector: add -fno-PIE
    - x86/kexec: add -fno-PIE
    - kbuild: Steal gcc's pie from the very beginning
    - ext4: sanity check the block and cluster size at mount time
    - ARM: dts: imx53-qsb: Fix regulator constraints
    - crypto: caam - do not register AES-XTS mode on LP units
    - powerpc/64: Fix setting of AIL in hypervisor mode
    - drm/amdgpu: Attach exclusive fence to prime exported bo's. (v5)
    - drm/i915: Refresh that status of MST capable connectors in ->detect()
    - drm/i915: Assume non-DP++ port if dvo_port is HDMI and there's no AUX ch
      specified in the VBT
    - virtio-net: drop legacy features in virtio 1 mode
    - clk: mmp: pxa910: fix return value check in pxa910_clk_init()
    - clk: mmp: pxa168: fix return value check in pxa168_clk_init()
    - clk: mmp: mmp2: fix return value check in mmp2_clk_init()
    - clk: imx: fix integer overflow in AV PLL round rate
    - rtc: omap: Fix selecting external osc
    - iwlwifi: pcie: fix SPLC structure parsing
    - iwlwifi: pcie: mark command queue lock with separate lockdep class
    - iwlwifi: mvm: fix netdetect starting/stopping for unified images
    - iwlwifi: mvm: fix d3_test with unified D0/D3 images
    - iwlwifi: mvm: wake the wait queue when the RX sync counter is zero
    - mfd: cor...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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