[El-errata] ELSA-2011-1849 Important: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update

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Tue Dec 27 11:14:00 PST 2011


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2011-1849

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1849.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-220.2.1.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-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
perf-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.32-220.2.1.el6]
- [dm] fixing test for NULL pointer testing (Paolo Bonzini) [752379 
752380] {CVE-2011-4127}

[2.6.32-220.1.1.el6]
- [dm] do not forward ioctls from logical volumes to the underlying 
device (Paolo Bonzini) [752379 752380] {CVE-2011-4127}
- [block] fail SCSI passthrough ioctls on partition devices (Paolo 
Bonzini) [752379 752380] {CVE-2011-4127}
- [block] add and use scsi_blk_cmd_ioctl (Paolo Bonzini) [752379 752380] 
{CVE-2011-4127}
- [x86] amd: Fix align_va_addr kernel parameter (Frank Arnold) [758028 
753237]
- [md] RAID1: Do not call md_raid1_unplug_device while holding spinlock 
(Jonathan E Brassow) [755545 752528]
- [pci] intel-iommu: Default to non-coherent for domains unattached to 
iommus (Don Dutile) [757671 746484]
- [x86] initialize min_delta_ns in one_hpet_msi_clockevent() (Prarit 
Bhargava) [756426 728315]
- [x86] Update hpet_next_event() (Prarit Bhargava) [756426 728315]
- [kernel] sched: Use resched IPI to kick off the nohz idle balance 
(Vivek Goyal) [750459 717179]
- [drm] i915: enable ring freq scaling, RC6 and graphics turbo on Ivy 
Bridge (Prarit Bhargava) [758513 752163]
- [drm] i915: load a ring frequency scaling table (Prarit Bhargava) 
[758513 752163]
- [x86] cpufreq: expose a cpufreq_quick_get_max routine (Prarit 
Bhargava) [758513 752163]
- [sched] Cleanup/optimize clock updates (Larry Woodman) [751403 750237]
- [sched] fix skip_clock_update optimization (Larry Woodman) [751403 750237]
- [block] virtio-blk: Use ida to allocate disk index (Michael S. 
Tsirkin) [756427 692767]
- [virt] virtio_blk: Replace cryptic number with the macro (Michael S. 
Tsirkin) [756427 692767]
- [kernel] ida: simplified functions for id allocation (Michael S. 
Tsirkin) [756427 692767]
- [virt] revert virtio-blk: Use ida to allocate disk index (Aristeu 
Rozanski) [756427 692767]





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