[El-errata] ELBA-2011-0241 Oracle Linux 4 autofs5 bug fix update

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Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2011-0241


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 4 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:





Description of changes:

- Bug 527371 - DOS via autofs/yp - autofs consumes all ports < 1024
   - add patch to fix use after free introduced by fix for this bug.
- Related: rhbz#527371

- Bug 471394 - Update Release: & Version: in spec file
   - correct mismatch in revision macro values.
- Related: rhbz#471394

- Bug 534093 - autofs5: segfault in close_mount()
   - fold autofs-5.0.5-fix-memory-leak-on-reload.patch into
     fix cache_init() on source re-read patch where it belongs.
- Related: rhbz#534093

- Bug 534093 - autofs5: segfault in close_mount()
   - add mutex to serialize access to mount module handle in parse module.
   - dont check null cache on expire.
   - fix null cache race.
   - fix cache_init() on source re-read.
   - fix memory leak on reload.
- Resolves: rhbz#534093

- Bug 527371 - DOS via autofs/yp - autofs consumes all ports < 1024
   - remove redundant debug log call.
   - fix clear the quoted flag after each character.
- Bug 527374 - CRM #1863906 automount segfaults at shutdown and reboot
   - prevent shared libraries from being unloaded at map re-read.
   - make sure main thread cannot exit until mount handling threads have 
   - add check for alternate libxml2 library name.
   - fix shutdown signal processing regression introduced by this bug fix.
   - fix reload signal processing regression introduced by this bug fix.
   - fix not releasing mount resources at submount mount thread termination.
- Bug 527375 - Read and write size of startup status report buffer is 
- Bug 527376 - service autofs start when the service is running does not 
return success
- Bug 527377 - Using a large number of direct mounts causes autofs to hang
   - convert select(2) to poll(2) to avoid 1024 file descriptor limit.
- Bug 539667 - autofs crashes because of double-free under heavy stress
- Bug 471394 - Update Release: & Version: in spec file
- Bug 527385 - RHEL5.1 and erroneous autofs after reload
   - dont umount existing direct mount on master re-read.
- Bug 509513 - Segmentation fault in sasl_client_add_plugin
   - fix libxml2 non-thread-safe calls.
- Bug 540329 - connect_nb() uses a wrong timeout
   - fix timeout in connect_nb().
- Resolves: rhbz#527371 rhbz#527374 rhbz#527375 rhbz#527376 rhbz#527377
- Resolves: rhbz#539667 rhbz#471394 rhbz#527385 rhbz#509513 rhbz#540329

- clear rpc client on lookup fail.
   - there were two patches to resolve issues for bz495110, this is
     the second.
- Related: rhbz#495110

- eliminate redundant DNS name lookups (Ian Kent)
- Resolves: rhbz#495890

- initialize fd on rpc create (Ian Kent)
- Resolves: rhbz#495110
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