Bug 1467369 - USBGuard on IBM s390x
USBGuard on IBM s390x
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: usbguard (Show other bugs)
7.4
s390x Linux
high Severity medium
: rc
: 7.5
Assigned To: Daniel Kopeček
BaseOS QE Security Team
Mirek Jahoda
: FutureFeature
Depends On: 1395615
Blocks: 1399177 1420851
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Reported: 2017-07-03 10:42 EDT by Mirek Jahoda
Modified: 2017-11-27 11:14 EST (History)
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Doc Type: Technology Preview
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*USBGuard* is now available for IBM Power as a Technology Preview The _usbguard_ packages, which provide system protection against intrusive USB devices, are now available. With this update, the *USBGuard* software framework for the IBM Power architectures is provided as a Technology Preview. Full support is targeted for a later release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Note that USB is not supported on IBM z Systems, and the *USBGuard* framework cannot be provided on those systems.
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Last Closed: 2017-11-27 11:14:12 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
IBM Linux Technology Center 156334 None None None 2017-07-04 10:06 EDT

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Comment 1 Mirek Jahoda 2017-07-03 10:45:15 EDT
    Hello,

Could you provide me please exact wording for the RHEL 7.4 Release Notes description of the USBGuard on IBM systems? (Known Issue/Technology Preview, which systems are fully/partially supported and so on). Thank you.
Comment 4 Mark Thacker 2017-07-03 11:54:53 EDT
I believe we should declare Tech Preview for USB Guard on IBM Power systems. For system 390, we should make an explicit note that those platforms do not support a USB sub-system.

I'm going to suggest the following wording that should appear in the Technology Preview section of the RHEL 7.4 Release Notes:

USBGuard Technology Preview for IBM Power Platforms

USBGuard packages are provided as a Technology Preview for IBM Power LE and BE systems in this release. Full support is targeted for a later release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

NOTE : IBM s390x systems do not support a USB subsystem and as such, the USBGuard feature is not supported, nor provided, for those systems.

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