Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Re: Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-08-15

Sorry, the formatting was lost in the last email:

August 08 through August 14
-----------------------

##Development (Artful / 17.10)##

We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The
artful kernel is now based on Linux 4.11. The Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze
is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.

* The kernel in the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive has
been updated to v4.12.7
* The kernel in the Artful staging repository has been updated to v4.13-rc5

##Stable (Released & Supported)##

* Embargoed CVEs CVE-2017-1000111 and CVE-2017-1000112 have been made
public and the fixes released for all the affected kernels (including
their derivatives and rebases):

trusty 3.13.0-128.177
xenial 4.4.0-91.114
zesty 4.10.0-32.36


* The Xenial and Xenial-based kernels have been re-spun to fix a
regression with OpenStack (LP: #1709032) and the following packages are
on the way of getting promoted to -updates:

xenial 4.4.0-92.115
xenial/raspi2 4.4.0-1070.78
xenial/snapdragon 4.4.0-1072.77
xenial/aws 4.4.0-1031.40
xenial/gke 4.4.0-1027.27
trusty/lts-xenial 4.4.0-92.115~14.04.1


* Current cycle: 04-Aug through 26-Aug


04-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
07-Aug - 12-Aug Kernel prep week.
13-Aug - 25-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
28-Aug Release to -updates.


* Next cycle: 25-Aug through 16-Sep


25-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
28-Aug - 02-Sep Kernel prep week.
03-Sep - 15-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
18-Sep Release to -updates.


###Misc###
* eventstat 0.04.00 for 17.10 has been released. This now uses kernel
trace events rather than the deprecated /proc/timer_stat interface.
* If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
#ubuntu-kernel
channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel
Team mailing
list at: [email protected].
* [The current CVE
status](http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html)



> The Ubuntu Kernel Team has published this weeks newsletter, which is in
> the body of this email. It will also be published on the insights blog[0].
>
> The Newsletter is published weekly. It contains highlights from the
> week, announcements regarding the development and stable kernels, as
> well as any other news the Kernel Team may have.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> The Ubuntu Kernel Team
>
> [0] https://insights.ubuntu.com/
>
>
> August 08 through August 14
>
>
> Development (Artful / 17.10)
>
> We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. The
> artful kernel is now based on Linux 4.11. The Ubuntu 17.10 Kernel Freeze
> is Thurs Oct 5, 2017.
>
> * The kernel in the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive has
> been updated to v4.12.7
> * The kernel in the Artful staging repository has been updated to
> v4.13-rc5
>
>
> Stable (Released & Supported)
>
> *
>
> Embargoed CVEs CVE-2017-1000111 and CVE-2017-1000112 have been made
> public and the fixes released for all the affected kernels
> (including their derivatives and rebases):
>
> trusty 3.13.0-128.177
> xenial 4.4.0-91.114
> zesty 4.10.0-32.36
>
> *
>
> The Xenial and Xenial-based kernels have been re-spun to fix a
> regression with OpenStack (LP: #1709032) and the following packages
> are on the way of getting promoted to -updates:
>
> xenial 4.4.0-92.115
> xenial/raspi2 4.4.0-1070.78
> xenial/snapdragon 4.4.0-1072.77
> xenial/aws 4.4.0-1031.40
> xenial/gke 4.4.0-1027.27
> trusty/lts-xenial 4.4.0-92.115~14.04.1
>
> *
>
> Current cycle: 04-Aug through 26-Aug
>
> 04-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
> 07-Aug - 12-Aug Kernel prep week.
> 13-Aug - 25-Aug Bug verification & Regression testing.
> 28-Aug Release to -updates.
>
> *
>
> Next cycle: 25-Aug through 16-Sep
>
> 25-Aug Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
> 28-Aug - 02-Sep Kernel prep week.
> 03-Sep - 15-Sep Bug verification & Regression testing.
> 18-Sep Release to -updates.
>
>
> Misc
>
> * eventstat 0.04.00 for 17.10 has been released. This now uses kernel
> trace events rather than the deprecated /proc/timer_stat interface.
> * If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
> #ubuntu-kernel channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the
> Ubuntu Kernel Team mailing list at: [email protected].
> * The current CVE status
> <http://people.canonical.com/%7Ekernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html>
>
>



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