Kernel Team Summary- October 11, 2017

October 04 through October 09
Development (Artful / 17.10)
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule
Important upcoming dates:

Final Freeze – Oct 12 (~2 days away)
Ubuntu 17.10 – Oct 19 (~1 week away)

We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A 4.13.4 based kernel is available for testing from the artful-proposed pocket of the Ubuntu archive.
Stable (Released & Supported)

Released the following security kernel updates to fix embargoed CVE-2017-1000255:

Zesty linux 4.10.0-37.41
Xenial linux-hwe 4.10.0-37.41~16.04.1

Current cycle: 06-Oct through 28-Oct

06-Oct Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
09-Oct – 14-Oct Kernel prep week.
15-Oct – 27-Oct Bug verification & Regression testing.
30-Oct Release to -updates.

Next cycle: 27-Oct through 18-Nov

27-Oct Last day for kernel commits for this cycle.
30-Oct – 04-Nov Kernel prep week.
05-Nov – 17-Nov Bug verification & Regression testing.
20-Nov Release to -updates.

Misc
The current CVE status
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