The 5.6.8 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --refresh --advisory=FEDORA-2020-b453269c4e

This update has been submitted for testing by jforbes.

2 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'waiting'.

2 years ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

2 years ago
User Icon goodmirek commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

bare metal x86_64, i5-7200U w/embedded GPU, HW model HP 850 G4, i3-wm, VPN IPsec, VirtualBox 6.1.6, podman 1.9.0. Kernel test suites default and performance passed successfully.

This update has been pushed to testing.

2 years ago
User Icon pwalter commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

Works

This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

2 years ago
User Icon g6avk commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

Works for me,
The enabled Default and the Performance tests pass OK. AMD 965, x86_64 work station, RAID-1, Plasma DE, X-server, nVidia GTX 650 (GK107) + nVidia RPM's from Negativo17 (440.82)

User Icon dimitrisk commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

No regressions: ThinkPad T495, Ryzen 3700U with Vega graphics, GNOME/Wayland.

This update has been submitted for stable by jforbes.

2 years ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

2 years ago
User Icon sbhuju commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

It fixed my brightness control issue. It removed black screen and screen freeze issue.

User Icon sbhuju commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

Screen freeze still occurs on Asus Zephyrus G14

User Icon leandroscar commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

Hi There,

Fails to boot. ( stocks on Lenovo Logs ) Lenovo Exterme X1 gen 2 Intel® Core™ i7-9750H CPU @ 2.60GHz GeForce GTX 1650 with Max-Q Design/PCIe/SSE2 ( Hybrid with Intel® UHD Graphics 630 )


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Metadata
Type
security
Severity
medium
Karma
2
Signed
Content Type
RPM
Test Gating
Settings
Unstable by Karma
-3
Stable by Karma
disabled
Stable by Time
disabled
Dates
submitted
2 years ago
in testing
2 years ago
in stable
2 years ago
BZ#1828149 CVE-2020-11884 Kernel: s390: page table upgrade in secondary address mode may lead to privilege escalation
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0
BZ#1829181 CVE-2020-11884 kernel: s390: page table upgrade in secondary address mode may lead to privilege escalation [fedora-all]
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Automated Test Results

Test Cases

0 2 Test Case kernel regression