Linux 4.17.16 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 4.17.16 kernel release. In total, there are 21277 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.17.16 release compared to Linux 4.17 release. Linux 4.17.16 release contains 22 changes, patches or new features.

To view the source code of Linux 4.17.16 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 4.17.16. If you would like to download the release package for Linux 4.17.16, please click: Linux 4.17.16. To download the patchset for Linux 4.17.16 release, please click: Linux 4.17.16 patch.

All changes in this Linux release are as follows.

  • Linux 4.17.16 (view)
  • x86/mm: Add TLB purge to free pmd/pte page interfaces (view)
  • ioremap: Update pgtable free interfaces with addr (view)
  • Bluetooth: hidp: buffer overflow in hidp_process_report (view)
  • crypto: skcipher – fix crash flushing dcache in error path (view)
  • crypto: skcipher – fix aligning block size in skcipher_copy_iv() (view)
  • crypto: ablkcipher – fix crash flushing dcache in error path (view)
  • crypto: blkcipher – fix crash flushing dcache in error path (view)
  • crypto: vmac – separate tfm and request context (view)
  • crypto: vmac – require a block cipher with 128-bit block size (view)
  • crypto: x86/sha256-mb – fix digest copy in sha256_mb_mgr_get_comp_job_avx2() (view)
  • crypto: ccp – Fix command completion detection race (view)
  • crypto: ccp – Check for NULL PSP pointer at module unload (view)
  • crypto: ccree – fix iv handling (view)
  • crypto: ccree – fix finup (view)
  • kbuild: verify that $DEPMOD is installed (view)
  • x86/mm: Disable ioremap free page handling on x86-PAE (view)
  • xen/pv: Call get_cpu_address_sizes to set x86_virt/phys_bits (view)
  • x86/mm/pti: Clear Global bit more aggressively (view)
  • x86/platform/UV: Mark memblock related init code and data correctly (view)
  • x86: i8259: Add missing include file (view)
  • x86/l1tf: Fix build error seen if CONFIG_KVM_INTEL is disabled (view)

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