[El-errata] ELSA-2011-1189 Important: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Thu Aug 25 21:41:05 PDT 2011


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2011-1189

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1189.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.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:
perf-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
perf-2.6.32-131.12.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-131.12.1.el6]
- [netdrv] be2net: clear intr bit in be_probe() (Ivan Vecera) [726308 
722596]

[2.6.32-131.11.1.el6]
- [mm] hold the page lock until after set_page_stable_node (Andrea 
Arcangeli) [726095 683658]
- [netdrv] be2net: remove certain cmd failure logging (Ivan Vecera) 
[725329 719304]
- [net] nl80211: missing check for valid SSID size in scan operation 
(Stanislaw Gruszka) [718157 718158] {CVE-2011-2517}
- [net] bluetooth: l2cap and rfcomm: fix 1 byte infoleak to userspace. 
(Thomas Graf) [703022 703023] {CVE-2011-2492}
- [net] inet_diag: fix validation of user data in inet_diag_bc_audit() 
(Thomas Graf) [714540 714541] {CVE-2011-2213}
- [fs] proc: restrict access to /proc/PID/io (Oleg Nesterov) [716829 
716830] {CVE-2011-2495}
- [fs] validate size of EFI GUID partition entries (Anton Arapov) 
[703029 703030] {CVE-2011-1776}
- [fs] ext4: Fix max file size and logical block counting of extent 
format file (Lukas Czerner) [722568 722569] {CVE-2011-2695}
- [virt] kvm: Disable device assignment without interrupt remapping 
(Alex Williamson) [716306 711504] {CVE-2011-1898}
- [virt] iommu-api: Extension to check for interrupt remapping (Alex 
Williamson) [716306 711504] {CVE-2011-1898}
- [netdrv] r8169: fix Rx checksum offloading bugs (Ivan Vecera) [723807 
635596]
- [netdrv] be2net: changes for BE3 native mode support (Ivan Vecera) 
[723820 695231]

[2.6.32-131.10.1.el6]
- [virt] ksm: fix race between ksmd and exiting task (Andrea Arcangeli) 
[710340 710341] {CVE-2011-2183}
- [kernel] proc: signedness issue in next_pidmap() (Jerome Marchand) 
[697824 697825] {CVE-2011-1593}
- [net] bluetooth: Prevent buffer overflow in l2cap config request (Jiri 
Pirko) [716809 716810] {CVE-2011-2497}
- [fs] NLM: Don't hang forever on NLM unlock requests (Jeff Layton) 
[709548 709549] {CVE-2011-2491}
- [fs] NFS: Fix NFSv3 exclusive open semantics (Jeff Layton) [719925 694210]
- [fs] GFS2: Incorrect inode state during deallocation (Steven 
Whitehouse) [714982 712139]
- [virt] KVM: Fix register corruption in pvclock_scale_delta (Avi 
Kivity) [719910 712102]
- [netdrv] ehea: Fix memory hotplug oops (Steve Best) [720914 702036]
- [net] Fix memory leak/corruption on VLAN GRO_DROP (Herbert Xu) [695175 
695176] {CVE-2011-1576}
- [md] Fix resync hang after surprise removal (James Paradis) [719928 
707268]
- GFS2: make sure fallocate bytes is a multiple of blksize (Benjamin 
Marzinski) [720863 695763] {CVE-2011-2689}
- [kernel] Prevent rt_sigqueueinfo and rt_tgsigqueueinfo from spoofing 
the signal code (Oleg Nesterov) [715521 690033] {CVE-2011-1182}
- [redhat] config: enable parallel port printer support (Aristeu 
Rozanski) [713827 635968]

[2.6.32-131.9.1.el6]
- [scsi] cciss: Annotate cciss_kdump_soft_reset and cciss_sent_reset as 
__devinit (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: Don't wait forever for soft reset to complete, give up 
after awhile (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: use cmd_alloc not cmd_special_alloc for the kdump soft 
reset command (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: do not use bit 2 doorbell reset (Tomas Henzl) [715397 
698268]
- [scsi] cciss: do not attempt PCI power management reset method if we 
know it won't work (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: increase timeouts for post-reset no-ops (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: remove superfluous sleeps around reset code (Tomas 
Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: do soft reset if hard reset is broken (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: clarify messages around reset behavior (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: increase time to wait for board reset to start (Tomas 
Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: factor out irq_request code (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: factor out scatterlist allocation functions (Tomas 
Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: factor out command pool allocation functions (Tomas 
Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: use new doorbell-bit-5 reset method (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: wait longer for no-op to complete after resetting 
controller (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] cciss: do a better job of detecting controller reset failure 
(Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: do not attempt PCI PM reset if we know it will not work 
(Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: remove superfluous sleeps around reset code (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: do soft reset if hard reset is broken (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: clarify messages around reset behavior (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: factor out irq request code (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: factor out cmd_pool allocation functions (Tomas Henzl) 
[715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: do not use bit 2 doorbell reset, it causes NMIs (Tomas 
Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: wait longer for no-op to complete after resetting 
controller (Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: use new doorbell-bit-5 reset method (Tomas Henzl) [715397 
698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: adjust timing of post-reset sleeps (Tomas Henzl) [715397 
698268]
- [scsi] hpsa: do a better job of detecting controller reset failure 
(Tomas Henzl) [715397 698268]

[2.6.32-131.8.1.el6]
- [fs] GFS2: force a log flush when invalidating the rindex glock 
(Benjamin Marzinski) [717018 702263]

[2.6.32-131.7.1.el6]
- [virt] xen: bump memory limit for x86_64 domU PV guest to 128Gb (Igor 
Mammedov) [716539 669739]




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