[El-errata] ELSA-2008-0089 Important: Enterprise Linux 5 kernel security and bug fix update

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Enterprise Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2008-0089

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0089.html

The following updated rpms for Enterprise Linux 5 have been uploaded to 
the Unbreakable Linux Network:

i386:
kernel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i386.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5.src.rpm

The following packages were rebuilt to be in sync with the updated kernel version (no changes other than updating the version number):

i386:
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-2.0.4-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5PAE-2.0.4-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5xen-2.0.4-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-1.2.7-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5PAE-1.2.7-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5xen-1.2.7-1.el5.i686.rpm


x86_64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-2.0.4-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5xen-2.0.4-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-1.2.7-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5xen-1.2.7-1.el5.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/oracleasm-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-2.0.4-1.el5.src.rpm
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/ocfs2-2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5-1.2.7-1.el5.src.rpm

Description of changes:

[2.6.18-53.1.6.0.1.el5]
- [NET] Add entropy support to e1000 and bnx2 (John Sobecki) [ORA 6045759]
- [NET] Fix msi issue with kexec/kdump (Michael Chan) [ORA 6219364]
- [MM] Fix alloc_pages_node() static `nid' race made kernel crash (Joe 
Jin) [ORA 6187457]
- [splice] Fix bad unlock_page() in error case  (Jens Axboe) [ORA 6263574]
- [dio] fix error-path crashes (Linux Torvalds) [ORA 6242289]
- [MM] Fix leak in hugepages, regression for shared pagetables patch 
(Adam Litke) [ORABUG 6732368]

[2.6.18-53.1.6.el5]
- [fs] corruption by unprivileged user in directories (Vitaly Mayatskikh 
) [428796] {CVE-2008-0001}

[2.6.18-53.1.5.el5]
- [ia64] ptrace: access to user register backing (Roland McGrath ) [259801]
- [fs] cifs: buffer overflow due to corrupt response (Jeff Layton ) [372991]
- [net] s2io: correct VLAN frame reception (Andy Gospodarek ) [426289]
- [net] s2io: allow VLAN creation on interfaces (Andy Gospodarek ) [426289]
- [misc] tux: get rid of O_ATOMICLOOKUP (Michal Schmidt ) [426494]
- [x86_64] fix race conditions in setup_APIC_timer (Geoff Gustafson ) 
[424181]
- [fs] core dump file ownership (Don Howard ) [396991]
- [nfs] let rpciod finish sillyrename then umount (Steve Dickson ) [414041]
- [nfs] fix a race in silly rename (Steve Dickson ) [414041]
- [nfs] clean up the silly rename code (Steve Dickson ) [414041]
- [nfs] infrastructure changes for silly renames (Steve Dickson ) [414041]
- [nfs] introduce nfs_removeargs and nfs_removeres (Steve Dickson ) [414041]
- [ia64] remove stack hard limit (Aron Griffis ) [412091]
- [fs] sysfs: fix race condition around sd->s_dentry (Eric Sandeen ) 
[245777] {CVE-2007-3104}
- [fs] sysfs: fix condition check in sysfs_drop_dentry() (Eric Sandeen ) 
[245777] {CVE-2007-3104}
- [fs] sysfs: store inode nrs in s_ino (Eric Sandeen ) [245777] 
{CVE-2007-3104}
- [xen] ia64: vulnerability of copy_to_user in PAL emu (Jarod Wilson ) 
[425938]




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