irqchip/gic-v3-its: Enable cacheable attribute Read-allocate hints

Bug #1671598 reported by dann frazier on 2017-03-09
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linux (Ubuntu)
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dann frazier
Zesty
Medium
dann frazier

Bug Description

Performance of devices on GICv3 based systems can be improved by allowing them to read the GIC-ITS and GICR tables out of cache instead of external memory. This was addressed upstream in the following commit:

commit 2fd632a00383e812db7186f903ebed808d9951bd
Author: Shanker Donthineni <email address hidden>
Date: Wed Jan 25 21:51:41 2017 -0600

    irqchip/gic-v3-its: Enable cacheable attribute Read-allocate hints

CVE References

Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2017-03-09
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.10.0-13.15

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linux (4.10.0-13.15) zesty; urgency=low

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1671614

  * ehci-platform needed in usb-modules udeb (LP: #1671589)
    - d-i: add ehci-platform to usb-modules

  * irqchip/gic-v3-its: Enable cacheable attribute Read-allocate hints
    (LP: #1671598)
    - irqchip/gic-v3-its: Enable cacheable attribute Read-allocate hints

  * iommu: Fix static checker warning in iommu_insert_device_resv_regions
    (LP: #1671599)
    - iommu: Fix static checker warning in iommu_insert_device_resv_regions

  * QDF2400: Fix panic introduced by erratum 1003 (LP: #1671602)
    - arm64: Avoid clobbering mm in erratum workaround on QDF2400

  * QDF2400 PCI ports require ACS quirk (LP: #1671601)
    - PCI: Add ACS quirk for Qualcomm QDF2400 and QDF2432

  * tty: pl011: Work around QDF2400 E44 stuck BUSY bit (LP: #1671600)
    - tty: pl011: Work around QDF2400 E44 stuck BUSY bit

  * CVE-2017-2636
    - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf

  * Sync virtualbox to 5.1.16-dfsg-1 in zesty (LP: #1671470)
    - ubuntu: vbox -- Update to 5.1.16-dfsg-1

 -- Tim Gardner <email address hidden> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:16:24 -0700

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