/lib/firmware/iwlwifi-8265-36.ucode is the newest even in the linux-
firmware package of Ubuntu Disco

 linux-firmware | 1.173.2  | bionic-updates   | source, all
 linux-firmware | 1.175.1  | cosmic-updates   | source, all
 linux-firmware | 1.176    | disco            | source, all

$ dpkg -L linux-firmware | grep iwlwifi | grep 8265

Version 1.176 is on commit 1baa3486 of Date:   Fri Oct 26 08:13:19 2018 -0400
That is not too old IMHO and still has only version 36

But it seems not only "is it 36 or newer", there are changes like this:

Which bumps it further.
Overall there are three updates to the upstream repo that affect iwlwifi-8265* 
blobs and the Ubuntu releases in between matching the sha they picked:

8707ef3 Sun Dec 16 10:46:40 2018 +0200  iwlwifi: update firmwares for 8000 
  Disco  1baa3486
  Cosmic fea76a04
58265e0 Sun May 6 14:50:51 2018 +0300   iwlwifi: update firmwares for 7000, 
8000 and 9000 series
c711ea5 Fri Mar 2 12:29:35 2018 +0200   iwlwifi: add some new FW versions and 
update older ones
  Bionic 7344ec9e
5a05332 Fri Oct 13 14:22:26 2017 +0300  iwlwifi: add new firmware version 34 
for 8000C and 8265
796c912 Fri Oct 13 14:22:26 2017 +0300  iwlwifi: update firmwares for 3160, 
3168, 7265D, 8000C and 8265
d392df8 Fri Jun 16 14:20:27 2017 +0200  iwlwifi: add new firmware for 3168, 
7265D, 8000C and 8265
8613e56 Fri Jun 16 11:48:51 2017 +0300  iwlwifi: update -27 firmware for 3168, 
7265D, 8000C and 8265
b689306 Thu Jan 12 21:28:05 2017 +0200  iwlwifi: add -27 firmware for 3168, 
7265D, 8000C and 8265
c1844f3 Sat Jan 7 22:29:08 2017 +0200   iwlwifi: update -22 firmware for 7265D 
and up
b224bd0 Sun Jul 10 09:32:17 2016 +0300  iwlwifi: add new -22 firmware for 7265D 
and up
a2c354e Tue Mar 8 09:29:48 2016 +0200   iwlwifi: add new -21.ucode for 7265D, 
8260, 3168 and 8265 devices

So even thou all Versions are up to "36" there are maybe differences
(you never know too much with binary blob updates in git).

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  iwlwifi Microcode SW error detected.  Restarting 0x2000000.

Status in linux-firmware package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  This seems to be a return of an existing bug, in newer hardware and
  microcode versions.

  Wireless card: Intel Corporation Wireless 8265 / 8275 [8086:24fd] (rev 78)
  Firmware version: 34.0.1
  Description:    Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

  Frequent errors as soon as I connect to wifi:
  Microcode SW error detected.  Restarting 0x2000000.

  Expected to happen: Great and stable wifi like a couple of weeks ago
  What happens: very slow, intermittent internet access, lots of ping loss

  Found a suggestion of a workaround: adding these lines to


  These lines were already there, not added by me.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
  Package: linux-firmware 1.173.2 [modified: lib/firmware/iwlwifi-8265-36.ucode]
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-39.42-generic 4.15.18
  Uname: Linux 4.15.0-39-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
  ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.5
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Fri Nov 23 15:23:54 2018

  InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-09-03 (81 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: linux-firmware
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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