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Ubuntu Kernel Team - Weekly Newsletter, 2017-10-10

October 04 through October 09
##Development (Artful / 17.10)##
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule](<a href="https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule" title="https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule">https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule</a>)

Important upcoming dates:

      Final Freeze - Oct 12 (~1 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.</pre>

 * 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](<a href="http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html" title="http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html">http://people.canonical.com/~kernel/cve/pkg/ALL-linux.html</a>)
 * If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the
#ubuntu-kernel
   channel on FreeNode.  Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel
Team mailing
   list at: <a href="mailto:kernel- ... at lists dot ubuntu.com">kernel- ... at lists dot ubuntu.com</a>.