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[Bug 1596557] Re: Upstream patch "crypto: vmx - IV size failing on skcipher API" for Ubuntu 16.04


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  Upstream patch "crypto: vmx - IV size failing on skcipher API" for
  Ubuntu 16.04

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in linux source package in Xenial:
  Fix Committed
Status in linux source package in Yakkety:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  There is a missing patch for 16.04. Recently, we asked the inclusion of 3 patches for the next kernel 16.04 release and all them were accepted:

  I was checking the xenial-next and it's missing a commit from December last year that was merged after 4.4. The commit is 0d3d054b43719:

  It's an important commit since without it the CBC and CTR will fail
  the sanity check.

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