This is the Ubuntu Kernel Team highlights and status for the week.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following SRU kernels have been promoted to -updates and -security:
Trusty 3.13.0-126.175 Xenial 4.4.0-89.112 Zesty 4.10.0-30.34 trusty/lts-xenial 4.4.0-89.112~14.04.1 xenial/hwe 4.10.0-30.34~16.04.1 xenial/raspi2 4.4.0-1067.75 xenial/snapdragon 4.4.0-1069.74 xenial/aws 4.4.0-1028.37 xenial/gke 4.4.0-1024.24 zesty/raspi2 4.10.0-1013.16
Embargoed CVE-2017-7533 has been made public and the fix released for all the affected kernels.
CVE’s fixed by the kernels published on -updates and -security:
Two new kernel snaps are now being distributed: aws-kernel and gke-kernel.
The following kernel snaps have been uploaded to the snapcraft store:
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.
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.
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