Lucid update to 2.6.32.20 stable

Bug #622882 reported by Brad Figg on 2010-08-23
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Bug Description

SRU Justification

Impact:
  The upstream process for stable tree updates is quite similar
  in scope to the Ubuntu SRU process, e.g., each patch has to
  demonstrably fix a bug, and each patch is vetted by upstream
  by originating either directly from Linus' tree or in a minimally
  backported form of that patch. The 2.6.32.20 upstream stable
  patch set is now available. It should be included in the Ubuntu
  kernel as well.

  http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.20
  http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/patch-2.6.32.20.bz2

TEST CASE: TBD

  The following 3 patches are in the 2.6.32.20 stable release:

  * Linux 2.6.32.20
  * mm: fix up some user-visible effects of the stack guard page
  * mm: fix page table unmap for stack guard page properly

Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2010-08-23
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Brad Figg (brad-figg)
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

The following upstream stable patches were skipped due to having been previously applied as a CVE:

  * mm: fix up some user-visible effects of the stack guard page
  * mm: fix page table unmap for stack guard page properly

Steve Conklin (sconklin) on 2010-08-31
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → lucid-updates
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2010-09-01
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
milestone: none → lucid-updates
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
milestone: lucid-updates → none
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Invalid

Accepted linux into lucid-proposed, the package will build now and be available in a few hours. Please test and give feedback here. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2010-09-22
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2010-09-22
tags: added: verification-needed
removed: verification-done
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.32-25.44

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linux (2.6.32-25.44) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) Modularize vesafb -- fix initialization
    - LP: #611471

  [ Stefan Bader ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: sync before umount to reduce time taken by ext4 umount"
    - LP: #543617, #585092

  [ Steve Conklin ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: tulip: Let dmfe handle davicom on non-sparc"
    - LP: #607824

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] Added ums-cypress to udeb
    - LP: #576066

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Revert "PCI quirk: Disable MSI on VIA K8T890 systems"
    - LP: #607824
  * Revert "PCI quirks: disable msi on AMD rs4xx internal gfx bridges"
    - LP: #607824
  * Revert "(pre-stable) Input: psmouse - reset all types of mice before
    reconnecting"
    - LP: #607824
  * Revert "jbd: jbd-debug and jbd2-debug should be writable"
    - LP: #607824
  * Revert "ext4: Make fsync sync new parent directories in no-journal
    mode"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Fix compat EXT4_IOC_ADD_GROUP"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Conditionally define compat ioctl numbers"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: restart ext4_ext_remove_space() after transaction
    restart"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Clear the EXT4_EOFBLOCKS_FL flag only when warranted"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Avoid crashing on NULL ptr dereference on a filesystem
    error"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Use bitops to read/modify i_flags in struct
    ext4_inode_info"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Show journal_checksum option"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: check for a good block group before loading buddy pages"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Prevent creation of files larger than RLIMIT_FSIZE using
    fallocate"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Remove extraneous newlines in ext4_msg() calls"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: init statistics after journal recovery"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: clean up inode bitmaps manipulation in ext4_free_inode"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Do not zero out uninitialized extents beyond i_size"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: don't scan/accumulate more pages than mballoc will
    allocate"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: stop issuing discards if not supported by device"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: check s_log_groups_per_flex in online resize code"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: fix quota accounting in case of fallocate"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: allow defrag (EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT) in 32bit compat mode"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: rename ext4_mb_release_desc() to ext4_mb_unload_buddy()"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Remove unnecessary call to ext4_get_group_desc() in
    mballoc"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: fix memory leaks in error path handling of
    ext4_ext_zeroout()"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: check missed return value in ext4_sync_file()"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Issue the discard operation *before* releasing the blocks
    to be reused"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ext4: Fix buffer head leaks after calls to
    ext4_get_inode_loc()"
    - LP: #615548
  * Revert "ex...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: added: testcase
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