Mageia 2019-0295: kernel security update

    Date16 Oct 2019
    CategoryMageia
    297
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mageia Large
    This kernel update is based on the upstream 5.3.6 and fixes several issues. * a potential kernel crash by using suppress-prefix rule in ipv6 * 3rdparty rtl8723/rtl8821ce drivers have been fixed to work with kernel 5.3 series
    MGASA-2019-0295 - Updated kernel packages fix various issues
    
    Publication date: 16 Oct 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0295.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    
    This kernel update is based on the upstream 5.3.6 and fixes several issues.
    
    * a potential kernel crash by using suppress-prefix rule in ipv6 
    * 3rdparty rtl8723/rtl8821ce drivers have been fixed to work with kernel
      5.3 series
    * rtl8xxxu: Fix wifi low signal strength issue of RTL8723BU
    * rtw88 and exfat drivers have been updated
    * amdgpu: re-enable bulk moves
    
    WireGuard has been updated to 0.0.20191012.
    
    For other uptstream fixes in this update, see the referenced changelogs.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25561
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24605
    - https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.4
    - https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.5
    - https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.6
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/kernel-5.3.6-2.mga7
    - 7/core/kmod-virtualbox-6.0.12-4.mga7
    - 7/core/kmod-xtables-addons-3.5-4.mga7
    - 7/core/wireguard-tools-0.0.20191012-1.mga7
    

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