Linux Kernel 4.20 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to Linux 5.0

Renowned Linux kernel developer and maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the end of life of the Linux 4.20 kernel series, urging users to upgrade to a newer kernel series as soon as possible. Released on December 23rd, 2018, the Linux 4.20 kernel series brought lots of enhancements, including indirect branch speculation control per task to fix issues with the Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier (IBPB) and Single Thread Indirect Branch Predictors (STIBP) mitigations for Spectre security vulnerabilities.

Link: Linux Kernel 4.20 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to Linux 5.0
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