[El-errata] ELSA-2012-0052 Important: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Jan 25 16:06:34 PST 2012


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0052

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0052.html

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

i386:
kernel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol6/SRPMS-updates/kernel-2.6.32-220.4.1.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-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
perf-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf-2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:

Description of changes:

[2.6.32-220.4.1.el6]
- [fs] Revert "proc: enable writing to /proc/pid/mem" (Johannes Weiner) 
[782649 782650] {CVE-2012-0056}

[2.6.32-220.3.1.el6]
- [kernel] Remove "WARNING: at kernel/sched.c:5915" (Larry Woodman) 
[768288 766051]
- [x86] kernel: Fix memory corruption in module load (Prarit Bhargava) 
[769595 767140]
- [kernel] Reset clocksource watchdog after sysrq-t (Prarit Bhargava) 
[755867 742890]
- [x86] AMD: Make tsc=reliable override boot time stability checks 
(Prarit Bhargava) [755867 742890]




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