Linux 3.18.135 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 3.18.135 kernel release. In total, there are 117239 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 3.18.135 release compared to Linux 3.18 release.

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Linux 3.18.135

This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Wed Feb 20 10:09:12 2019 +0100.


Linux 3.18.135

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b8fa9d7 (patch) which is from upstream commit ca82c95.

All changes in this Linux release are as follows.

  • pinctrl: msm: fix gpio-hog related boot issues
  • usb: dwc2: Remove unnecessary kfree
  • kaweth: use skb_cow_head() to deal with cloned skbs
  • smsc95xx: Use skb_cow_head to deal with cloned skbs
  • x86/a.out: Clear the dump structure initially
  • signal: Restore the stop PTRACE_EVENT_EXIT
  • tracing/uprobes: Fix output for multiple string arguments
  • alpha: Fix Eiger NR_IRQS to 128
  • alpha: fix page fault handling for r16-r18 targets
  • Input: elantech – enable 3rd button support on Fujitsu CELSIUS H780
  • Input: bma150 – register input device after setting private data
  • ALSA: usb-audio: Fix implicit fb endpoint setup by quirk
  • perf/core: Fix impossible ring-buffer sizes warning
  • cifs: Limit memory used by lock request calls to a page
  • gpio: pl061: handle failed allocations
  • ARM: dts: kirkwood: Fix polarity of GPIO fan lines
  • ARM: dts: da850-evm: Correct the sound card name
  • Revert “exec: load_script: don’t blindly truncate shebang string”
  • usb: host: ehci-msm: fix handling platform_get_irq result
  • batman-adv: Force mac header to start of data on xmit
  • batman-adv: Avoid WARN on net_device without parent in netns
  • xfrm: refine validation of template and selector families
  • libceph: avoid KEEPALIVE_PENDING races in ceph_con_keepalive()
  • HID: debug: fix the ring buffer implementation
  • drm/vmwgfx: Return error code from vmw_execbuf_copy_fence_user
  • drm/vmwgfx: Fix setting of dma masks
  • drm/modes: Prevent division by zero htotal
  • ARM: iop32x/n2100: fix PCI IRQ mapping
  • MIPS: OCTEON: don’t set octeon_dma_bar_type if PCI is disabled
  • debugfs: fix debugfs_rename parameter checking
  • misc: vexpress: Off by one in vexpress_syscfg_exec()
  • signal: Better detection of synchronous signals
  • signal: Always notice exiting tasks
  • mtd: rawnand: gpmi: fix MX28 bus master lockup problem
  • perf tests evsel-tp-sched: Fix bitwise operator
  • perf/core: Don’t WARN() for impossible ring-buffer sizes
  • perf/x86/intel/uncore: Add Node ID mask
  • KVM: nVMX: unconditionally cancel preemption timer in free_nested (CVE-2019-7221)
  • KVM: x86: work around leak of uninitialized stack contents (CVE-2019-7222)
  • usb: gadget: udc: net2272: Fix bitwise and boolean operations
  • usb: phy: am335x: fix race condition in _probe
  • dmaengine: imx-dma: fix wrong callback invoke
  • fuse: handle zero sized retrieve correctly
  • fuse: decrement NR_WRITEBACK_TEMP on the right page
  • fuse: call pipe_buf_release() under pipe lock
  • ALSA: compress: Fix stop handling on compressed capture streams
  • enic: fix checksum validation for IPv6
  • net: dsa: slave: Don’t propagate flag changes on down slave interfaces
  • net: systemport: Fix WoL with password after deep sleep
  • skge: potential memory corruption in skge_get_regs()
  • dccp: fool proof ccid_hc_[rt]x_parse_options()
  • thermal: hwmon: inline helpers when CONFIG_THERMAL_HWMON is not set
  • exec: load_script: don’t blindly truncate shebang string
  • fs/epoll: drop ovflist branch prediction
  • kernel/hung_task.c: break RCU locks based on jiffies
  • block/swim3: Fix -EBUSY error when re-opening device after unmount
  • gdrom: fix a memory leak bug
  • isdn: hisax: hfc_pci: Fix a possible concurrency use-after-free bug in HFCPCI_l1hw()
  • ocfs2: don’t clear bh uptodate for block read
  • scripts/decode_stacktrace: only strip base path when a prefix of the path
  • niu: fix missing checks of niu_pci_eeprom_read
  • um: Avoid marking pages with “changed protection”
  • cifs: check ntwrk_buf_start for NULL before dereferencing it
  • crypto: ux500 – Use proper enum in hash_set_dma_transfer
  • crypto: ux500 – Use proper enum in cryp_set_dma_transfer
  • hwmon: (lm80) fix a missing check of bus read in lm80 probe
  • hwmon: (lm80) fix a missing check of the status of SMBus read
  • NFS: nfs_compare_mount_options always compare auth flavors.
  • fbdev: fbcon: Fix unregister crash when more than one framebuffer
  • igb: Fix an issue that PME is not enabled during runtime suspend
  • fbdev: fbmem: behave better with small rotated displays and many CPUs
  • video: clps711x-fb: release disp device node in probe()
  • drbd: Avoid Clang warning about pointless switch statment
  • drbd: skip spurious timeout (ping-timeo) when failing promote
  • drbd: disconnect, if the wrong UUIDs are attached on a connected peer
  • drbd: narrow rcu_read_lock in drbd_sync_handshake
  • xfrm6_tunnel: Fix spi check in __xfrm6_tunnel_alloc_spi
  • powerpc/uaccess: fix warning/error with access_ok()
  • arm64: KVM: Skip MMIO insn after emulation
  • memstick: Prevent memstick host from getting runtime suspended during card detection
  • ASoC: fsl: Fix SND_SOC_EUKREA_TLV320 build error on i.MX8M
  • ARM: pxa: avoid section mismatch warning
  • udf: Fix BUG on corrupted inode
  • cpuidle: big.LITTLE: fix refcount leak
  • clk: imx6sl: ensure MMDC CH0 handshake is bypassed
  • sata_rcar: fix deferred probing
  • mips: bpf: fix encoding bug for mm_srlv32_op
  • ARM: dts: Fix OMAP4430 SDP Ethernet startup
  • timekeeping: Use proper seqcount initializer
  • usb: hub: delay hub autosuspend if USB3 port is still link training
  • smack: fix access permissions for keyring
  • media: DaVinci-VPBE: fix error handling in vpbe_initialize()
  • arm64: ftrace: don’t adjust the LR value
  • nfsd4: fix crash on writing v4_end_grace before nfsd startup
  • f2fs: move dir data flush to write checkpoint process
  • soc/tegra: Don’t leak device tree node reference
  • perf tools: Add Hygon Dhyana support
  • modpost: validate symbol names also in find_elf_symbol
  • ARM: OMAP2+: hwmod: Fix some section annotations
  • staging: iio: ad7780: update voltage on read
  • staging:iio:ad2s90: Make probe handle spi_setup failure
  • serial: fsl_lpuart: clear parity enable bit when disable parity
  • powerpc/pseries: add of_node_put() in dlpar_detach_node()
  • x86/PCI: Fix Broadcom CNB20LE unintended sign extension (redux)
  • dlm: Don’t swamp the CPU with callbacks queued during recovery
  • ARM: 8808/1: kexec:offline panic_smp_self_stop CPU
  • staging: iio: adc: ad7280a: handle error from __ad7280_read32()

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