On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 09:49:49AM -0500, Joseph Salisbury wrote:
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1732978 >
> == SRU Justification ==
> Artful uses the 4.13 kernel which has an issue with the fallback cipher for
> CTR mode. Commit e666d4e9ceec fixes this problem by using a new structure
> for the generic ciphers.
> This commit is also needed in Bionic until it gets rebased to 4.15.
> Commit e666d4e9ceec was added to mainline in v4.15-rc2
> == Fix ==
> commit e666d4e9ceec94c0a88c94b7db31d56474da43b3
> Author: Paulo Flabiano Smorigo <[hidden email]>
> Date: Mon Oct 16 20:54:19 2017 -0200
> crypto: vmx - Use skcipher for ctr fallback
> == Regression Potential ==
> This commit is specific to crypto, and adds a new structure for the generic ciphers.
> == Test Case ==
> A test kernel was built with this patch and tested by the original bug reporter.
> The bug reporter states the test kernel resolved the bug.