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Canonical Releases Major Kernel Security Update for Ubuntu 19.04 and 18.04 LTS

The new kernel security update comes a few days after another major patch released on Tuesday for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) systems running the Linux 4.15 kernel. This one fixes issues affecting the Linux 5.0 kernel in Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) systems. Among the issues fixed in today’s kernel security update there are a bunch of flaws affecting several drivers, including the Intel Wi-Fi device driver, GTCO tablet input driver, USB audio driver, Raremono AM/FM/SW radio device driver, USB Rio 500 device driver, CPiA2 video4linux device driver, as well as Softmac USB Prism54 device driver.