[linux-yocto] v4.12.x - stable updates comprising v4.12.28
akuster808 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 10:13:04 PDT 2018
On 08/13/2018 08:00 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is another 4.12.x stable update "extension" primarily created for
> the Yocto project, continuing on top of the previous v4.12.27 kernel.
> Hopefully people using 4.12.x have their plans well underway to move to
> a newer kernel, as I have been indicating for several releases now that
> my maintenance work on 4.12.x is coming to a close.
Thank you for all your time and effort in maintaining this branch.
> There will probably
> be one more release in roughly two weeks, assuming we don't encounter
> any high profile CVE issues in the interim.
You included the fix for "CVE-2018-5390 kernel: TCP segments with random
offsets allow a remote denial of service (SegmentSmack)"
> There are just over 80 commits here, based on commits chosen from what
> was used in existing 4.14.x stable releases.
> I've put this 4.12.x queue through the usual testing that I figured made
> sense, which is in line with that listed explicitly in previous release
> I did the signed tag just as per the previously released 4.12.x versions.
> Please find a signed v4.12.28 tag using this key:
> in the repo in the kernel.org directory here:
> for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-4.12 and then out from there
> into the other base and BSP branches.
> For those who are interested, the evolution of the commits is here:
> This repo isn't needed for anything; it just exists for transparency and
> so people can see the evolution of the raw commits that were originally
> selected to create this 4.12.x release.
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