[El-errata] ELSA-2011-0421 Important: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri Apr 8 17:37:28 PDT 2011

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2011-0421


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 6 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:




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




Description of changes:

- [fs] Revert "[fs] inotify: stop kernel memory leak on file creation 
failure" (Eric Paris) [656831 656832] {CVE-2010-4250}

- [x86] Revert "[x86] mtrr: Assume SYS_CFG[Tom2ForceMemTypeWB] exists on 
all future AMD CPUs" (Frank Arnold) [683813 652208]

- rebuild

- [netdrv] ixgbe: limit VF access to network traffic (Frantisek Hrbata) 
[684129 678717]
- [netdrv] ixgbe: work around for DDP last buffer size (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [684129 678717]
- [net] gro: reset dev and skb_iff on skb reuse (Andy Gospodarek) 
[688311 681970]
- [x86] mtrr: Assume SYS_CFG[Tom2ForceMemTypeWB] exists on all future 
AMD CPUs (Frank Arnold) [683813 652208]
- [virt] virtio_net: Add schedule check to napi_enable call (Michael S. 
Tsirkin) [684268 676579]
- [s390x] mm: add devmem_is_allowed() for STRICT_DEVMEM checking 
(Hendrik Brueckner) [684267 647365]
- [powerpc] Don't use kernel stack with translation off (Steve Best) 
[684266 628951]
- [powerpc] Initialise paca->kstack before early_setup_secondary (Steve 
Best) [684266 628951]

- [dvb] kernel: av7110 negative array offset (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) 
[672403 672404] {CVE-2011-0521}
- [fs] sunrpc: Correct a misapplied patch (J. Bruce Fields) [678094 
678146] {CVE-2011-0714}
- [netdrv] orinoco: fix TKIP countermeasure behaviour (Stanislaw 
Gruszka) [667908 667909] {CVE-2010-4648}
- [kernel] /proc/vmcore: speed up access to vmcore file (Neil Horman) 
[683442 672937]
- [netdrv] cnic: Fix big endian bug (Steve Best) [678484 676640]
- [scsi] fcoe: drop FCoE LOGO in FIP mode (Mike Christie) [683814 668114]
- [s390x] remove task_show_regs (Danny Feng) [677854 677855] {CVE-2011-0710}
- [ib] cm: Bump reference count on cm_id before invoking callback (Doug 
Ledford) [676190 676191] {CVE-2011-0695}
- [rdma] cm: Fix crash in request handlers (Doug Ledford) [676190 
676191] {CVE-2011-0695}
- [net] bridge: Fix mglist corruption that leads to memory corruption 
(Herbert Xu) [678172 659421] {CVE-2011-0716}
- [netdrv] r8169: use RxFIFO overflow workaround and prevent RxFIFO 
induced infinite loops (Ivan Vecera) [680080 630810]
- [s390x] kernel: nohz vs cpu hotplug system hang (Hendrik Brueckner) 
[683815 668470]
- [netdrv] cxgb3/cxgb3_main.c: prevent reading uninitialized stack 
memory (Doug Ledford) [633156 633157] {CVE-2010-3296}
- [configs] redhat: added CONFIG_SECURITY_DMESG_RESTRICT option 
(Frantisek Hrbata) [683822 653245]
- [kernel] restrict unprivileged access to kernel syslog (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [683822 653245]
- [fs] cifs: allow matching of tcp sessions in CifsNew state (Jeff 
Layton) [683812 629085]
- [fs] cifs: fix potential double put of TCP session reference (Jeff 
Layton) [683812 629085]
- [fs] cifs: prevent possible memory corruption in 
cifs_demultiplex_thread (Jeff Layton) [683812 629085]
- [fs] cifs: eliminate some more premature cifsd exits (Jeff Layton) 
[683812 629085]
- [fs] cifs: prevent cifsd from exiting prematurely (Jeff Layton) 
[683812 629085]
- [fs] CIFS: Make cifs_convert_address() take a const src pointer and a 
length (Jeff Layton) [683812 629085]
- [kdump] kexec: accelerate vmcore copies by marking oldmem in 
/proc/vmcore as cached (Neil Horman) [683445 641315]
- [virt] KVM: VMX: Disallow NMI while blocked by STI (Avi Kivity) 
[683783 616296]
- [virt] kvm: write protect memory after slot swap (Michael S. Tsirkin) 
[683781 647367]

- [crypto] sha-s390: Reset index after processing partial block (Herbert 
Xu) [678996 626515]
- [net] clear heap allocations for privileged ethtool actions (Jiri 
Pirko) [672434 672435] {CVE-2010-4655}
- [usb] iowarrior: don't trust report_size for buffer size (Don Zickus) 
[672421 672422] {CVE-2010-4656}
- [virt] virtio: console: Wake up outvq on host notifications (Amit 
Shah) [678558 643750]
- [fs] inotify: stop kernel memory leak on file creation failure (Eric 
Paris) [656831 656832] {CVE-2010-4250}
- [net] sctp: fix kernel panic resulting from mishandling of icmp dest 
unreachable msg (Neil Horman) [667028 667029] {CVE-2010-4526}
- [mm] install_special_mapping skips security_file_mmap check (Frantisek 
Hrbata) [662198 662199] {CVE-2010-4346}
- [kdump] vt-d: Handle previous faults after enabling fault handling 
(Takao Indoh) [678485 617137]
- [kdump] Enable the intr-remap fault handling after local apic setup 
(Takao Indoh) [678485 617137]
- [kdump] vt-d: Fix the vt-d fault handling irq migration in the x2apic 
mode (Takao Indoh) [678485 617137]
- [kdump] vt-d: Quirk for masking vtd spec errors to platform error 
handling logic (Takao Indoh) [678485 617137]
- [virt] virtio: console: Don't block entire guest if host doesn't read 
data (Amit Shah) [678562 643751]
- [virt] virtio: console: Prevent userspace from submitting NULL buffers 
(Amit Shah) [678559 635535]
- [virt] virtio: console: Fix poll blocking even though there is data to 
read (Amit Shah) [678561 634232]

More information about the El-errata mailing list