[El-errata] ELSA-2012-0007 Important: Oracle Linux 5 kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Thu Jan 12 15:27:46 PST 2012


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0007

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0007.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i386.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

ia64:
kernel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5.ia64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol5/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.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-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5PAE-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-1.4.9-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5PAE-1.4.9-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.9-1.el5.i686.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.9-1.el5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-1.4.9-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.9-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.9-1.el5.x86_64.rpm


ia64:
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-2.0.5-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-1.4.9-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5xen-1.4.9-1.el5.ia64.rpm
ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5debug-1.4.9-1.el5.ia64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/oracleasm-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-2.0.5-1.el5.src.rpm
http://oss.oracle.com/el5/SRPMS-updates/ocfs2-2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5-1.4.9-1.el5.src.rpm


Description of changes:

[2.6.18-274.17.1.0.1.el5]
- fix ia64 build error due to add-support-above-32-vcpus.patch(Zhenzhong 
Duan)
- [x86] use dynamic vcpu_info remap to support more than 32 vcpus 
(Zhenzhong Duan)
- [scsi] add additional scsi medium error handling (John Sobecki) 
[orabug 12904887]
- [x86] Fix lvt0 reset when hvm boot up with noapic param
- [scsi] remove printk's when doing I/O to a dead device (John Sobecki, 
Chris Mason)[orabug 12342275]
- [char] ipmi: Fix IPMI errors due to timing problems (Joe Jin) [orabug 
12561346]
- [scsi] Fix race when removing SCSI devices (Joe Jin) [orabug 12404566]
- bonding: reread information about speed and duplex when interface goes 
up (John Haxby) [orabug 11890822]
- [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]
- 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)

[2.6.18-274.17.1.el5]
- Revert:  [block] add and use scsi_blk_cmd_ioctl (Paolo Bonzini) 
[752385 752386] {CVE-2011-4127}
- Revert:  [block] fail SCSI passthrough ioctls on partition devices 
(Paolo Bonzini) [752385 752386]{CVE-2011-4127}
- Revert:  [dm] do not forward ioctls from logical volumes to the 
underlying device (Paolo Bonzini) [752385 752386] {CVE-2011-4127}
- Revert:  [scsi] fix 32-on-64 block device ioctls (Paolo Bonzini) 
[752385 752386] {CVE-2011-4127}

[2.6.18-274.16.1.el5]
- [scsi] fix 32-on-64 block device ioctls (Paolo Bonzini) [752385 
752386] {CVE-2011-4127}

[2.6.18-274.15.1.el5]
- [net] e1000e: Avoid wrong check on TX hang (Dean Nelson) [766485 746272]
- [fs] xfs: Fix memory corruption in xfs_readlink (Carlos Maiolino) 
[749159 749160] {CVE-2011-4077}
- [pci] intel-iommu: Default to non-coherent for unattached domains (Don 
Dutile) [766803 753924]
- [fs] nfs: remove BUG() from encode_share_access() (Jeff Layton) 
[755442 754901] {CVE-2011-4324}
- [misc] irq: Check for spurious IRQ only on disabled IRQs (Prarit 
Bhargava) [759387 756412]
- [fs] hfs: add sanity check for file name length (Eric Sandeen) [755432 
755433] {CVE-2011-4330}
- [fs] proc: Fix select on /proc files without ->poll (David Howells) 
[755483 751214]
- [fs] nfs: Ensure we mark inode as dirty if early exit from commit 
(Jeff Layton) [755482 714020]
- [x86] apic: ack all pending irqs when crashed/on kexec (hiro muneda) 
[750460 742079]
- [virt] kvm: fix regression w/ 32 bit KVM clock (Rik van Riel) [747875 
753789 751742 731599]
- [virt] kvm: fix lost tick accounting for 32 bit kvm-clock (Rik van 
Riel) [747875 731599]
- [fs] jbd/jbd2: validate sb->s_first in journal_get_superblock (Eryu 
Guan) [753343 706810] {CVE-2011-4132}
- [net] igb: enable link power down (Stefan Assmann) [752735 742514]
- [fs] proc: fix oops on invalid /proc/<pid>/maps access (Johannes 
Weiner) [747851 747699] {CVE-2011-3637}
- [block] cciss: bump driver version (Tomas Henzl) [758024 714129]
- [block] cciss: need to delay after a PCI Power Management reset (Tomas 
Henzl) [758024 714129]
- [block] cciss: auto engage scsi susbsystem (Tomas Henzl) [758024 714129]
- [block] cciss: store pdev in hba struct (Tomas Henzl) [758024 714129]
- [block] cciss: use consistent variable names (Tomas Henzl) [758024 714129]
- [block] cciss: add a commandline switch for simple mode (Tomas Henzl) 
[758024 714129]
- [fs] proc: close race with exec in mem_read() (Johannes Weiner) 
[692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [mm] implement access_remote_vm (Johannes Weiner) [692041 692042] 
{CVE-2011-1020}
- [mm] factor out main logic of access_process_vm (Johannes Weiner) 
[692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [mm] use mm_struct to resolve gate vma's in __get_user_pages (Johannes 
Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [mm] make in_gate_area take mm_struct instead of a task_struct 
(Johannes Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [mm] make get_gate_vma take mm_struct instead of task_struct (Johannes 
Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [x86_64] mark assoc mm when running task in 32 bit compat mode 
(Johannes Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [misc] sched: add ctx tag to mm running task in ia32 compat mode 
(Johannes Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [fs] proc: require the target to be tracable (or yourself) (Johannes 
Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [fs] proc: close race in /proc/*/environ (Johannes Weiner) [692041 
692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [fs] proc: report errors in /proc/*/*map* sanely (Johannes Weiner) 
[692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [fs] proc: shift down_read(mmap_sem) to the caller (Johannes Weiner) 
[692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [fs] detect exec transition phase with new mm but old creds (Johannes 
Weiner) [692041 692042] {CVE-2011-1020}
- [net] igb: fix i350 SR-IOV failture (Stefan Assmann) [741877 714313]
- [dm] do not forward ioctls from logical volumes to the underlying 
device (Paolo Bonzini) [752385 752386] {CVE-2011-4127}
- [block] fail SCSI passthrough ioctls on partition devices (Paolo 
Bonzini) [752385 752386] {CVE-2011-4127}
- [block] add and use scsi_blk_cmd_ioctl (Paolo Bonzini) [752385 752386] 
{CVE-2011-4127}
- [fs] nfs: Fix an O_DIRECT Oops (Jeff Layton) [755457 754620] 
{CVE-2011-4325}
- [net] sctp: Fix another race during accept/peeloff (Thomas Graf) 
[757146 714870] {CVE-2011-4348}
- [scsi] isci: fix 32-bit operation when CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G=n (Phillip 
Lougher) [750458 713904]
- [net] tg3: Only allow phy ioctls while netif_running (Phillip Lougher) 
[746343 683393]

[2.6.18-274.14.1.el5]
- [input] evdev: Fix spin lock context in evdev_pass_event() (Don 
Zickus) [744147 734900]
- [fs] dcache: Fix dentry loop detection deadlock (David Howells) 
[754129 717959]
- [input] evdev: disable interrupts when processing events (Don Zickus) 
[744147 734900]

[2.6.18-274.13.1.el5]
- [fs] dcache: Log ELOOP rather than creating a loop (David Howells) 
[754129 717959]
- [fs] dcache: Fix loop checks in d_materialise_unique (David Howells) 
[754129 717959]




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