security update in Fedora 26 for kernel

Status: unpushed

The 4.11.6 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree, including the recently announced "stack clash"

Reboot Required

After installing this update it is required that you reboot your system to ensure the changes supplied by this update are applied properly.

Comments 7

This update has been submitted for testing by labbott.

wfm - desktop 4GB Intel i5-2520M 2.50GHz CPU using the Mate Desktop

karma: +1 critpath: +1 kernel regression: +1

HP 850 G4, x86_64, i5-7200U CPU, integrated GPU

critpath: +1 kernel regression: -1

This update has been pushed to testing.

Works for me, x86_64 work station. Plasma DE, nVidia card/nouveau.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 kernel regression: +1

works for me

karma: +1

This update has been unpushed.

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Update Severity
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush (karma)
Autopush (time)
submitted 2 years ago
in testing 2 years ago

Related Bugs 8

00 #1442912 Kernels > 4.10 enable extra debugging on b43
00 #1459326 BUG: audit records being sent to the console even when auditd is running
00 #1461333 CVE-2017-1000364 kernel: heap/stack gap jumping via unbounded stack allocations
00 #1462819 CVE-2017-1000364 kernel: heap/stack gap jumping via unbounded stack allocations [fedora-all]
00 #1462827 CVE-2017-1000365 kernel: RLIMIT_STACK/RLIMIT_INFINITY string size limitation bypass [fedora-all]
00 #1462828 CVE-2017-1000370 kernel: offset2lib patch protection bypass [fedora-all]
00 #1462829 CVE-2017-1000371 kernel: offset2lib allows for the stack guard page to be jumped over [fedora-all]
00 #1462833 CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable [fedora-all]

Automated Test Results

Test Cases

-1+2 Test Case kernel regression