[El-errata] ELSA-2011-1212 Important: Oracle Linux 5 kernel security and bug fix update

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Sep 8 19:18:39 PDT 2011


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2011-1212

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1212.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i386.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

ia64:
kernel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol5/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.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-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5PAE-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-1.4.8-2.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5PAE-1.4.8-2.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.8-2.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.8-2.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-1.4.8-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.8-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.8-2.el5.x86_64.rpm

ia64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-1.4.8-2.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.8-2.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.8-2.el5.ia64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/oracleasm-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.src.rpm
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/ocfs2-2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5-1.4.8-2.el5.src.rpm

Description of changes:


[2.6.18-274.3.1.0.1.el5]
- [fs] nfs: Fix __put_nfs_open_context() NULL pointer panic (Joe Jin) 
[orabug 12687646]
- [scsi] fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172]
- fix filp_close() race (Joe Jin) [orabug 10335998]
- fix missing aio_complete() in end_io (Joel Becker) [orabug 10365195]
- make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919]
- [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change
   (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514]
- [net] Enable entropy for bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,igb,ixgb,ixgbe,ixgbevf 
(John Sobecki)
   [orabug 10315433]
- [NET] Add xen pv netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258]
- [mm] shrink_zone patch (John Sobecki,Chris Mason) [orabug 6086839]
- fix aacraid not to reset during kexec (Joe Jin) [orabug 8516042]
- [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-20 (Andy Grover) [orabug 9471572, 9344105]
   RDS: Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet
   ipoib: Fix lockup of the tx queue
   RDS: Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off (Sherman Pun)
   RDS: Properly unmap when getting a remote access error (Tina Yang)
   RDS: Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to()
- [xen] PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure (Chuck Anderson)
   [orabug 9107465]
- [xen] PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown (Chuck Anderson)
   [orabug 9764220]
- Support 256GB+ memory  for pv guest (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 9450615]
- fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 (KOSAKI Motohiro,
   Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6124033]
- [ipmi] make  configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208]
- [ib] fix memory corruption (Andy Grover) [orabug 9972346]
- [aio] patch removes limit on number of retries (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug 
10044782]
- [loop] Do not call loop_unplug for not configured loop device (orabug 
10314497)

[2.6.18-274.3.1.el5]
- [xen] fix off-by-one shift in x86_64 __addr_ok (Laszlo Ersek) [728043 
719850] {CVE-2011-2901}

[2.6.18-274.2.1.el5]
- Fix up some fallout from RHEL5.7 kernel package structure changes

[2.6.18-274.1.1.el5]
- [net] sctp: fix memory reclaim and panic in sctp_sock_rfree (Thomas 
Graf) [714869 714867]
- [x86_64] Revert ACPI APIC mode test (Prarit Bhargava) [728163 721361]
- [net] sctp: reset packet information after packet transmit (Thomas 
Graf) [727592 725573]
- [fs] block: initialise bd_super in bdget (Lachlan McIlroy) [726628 707425]
- [fs] nfs: Remove bogus call to nfs4_drop_state_owner (Jeff Layton) 
[726625 724923]
- [net] be2net: clear interrupt bit in be_probe (Ivan Vecera) [723552 
713703]
- [net] be2net: remove certain cmd failure logging (Ivan Vecera) [726619 
716821]
- [wireless] nl80211: check for valid SSID size in scan operation 
(Stanislaw Gruszka) [718154 718155] {CVE-2011-2517}
- [fs] xfs: handle NULL mount struct in error reports (Eric Sandeen) 
[727835 720551]
- [fs] proc: restrict access to /proc/PID/io (Oleg Nesterov) [716827 
716828] {CVE-2011-2495}
- [fs] lockd: don't use file's credentials on RPCSEC_GSS mounts (Max 
Matveev) [722855 701574]
- [fs] xfs: add a missing mutex_unlock to a dio error path (Jeff Moyer) 
[727590 718232]
- [net] sunrpc: Don't hang forever on NLM unlock requests (Jeff Layton) 
[709546 709547] {CVE-2011-2491}
- [xen] x86_emulate: Fix SAHF emulation (Igor Mammedov) [718883 718884]
- [xen] Fix x86_emulate handling of imul with immediate operands (Igor 
Mammedov) [712885 700565]
- [fs] Fix wrongly vfree'ing a kmalloc'ed area (Larry Woodman) [721300 
719495]
- [fs] dlm: bump default hash table and maximum allocatable sizes (Bryn 
M. Reeves) [719930 715603]
- [net] tipc: Overhaul of socket locking logic (Max Matveev) [719746 704192]





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