[El-errata] ELSA-2012-0152 Moderate: Oracle Linux 5 kexec-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Wed Mar 7 15:36:04 PST 2012

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0152


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





Description of changes:

- mkdumprd.orig get packed, remove it.

- fix mounting root fs on labeled disk (Maxim Uvarov) [orabug: 13709374]

Merge following patches from mkinitrd:
- mkinitrd-fix-san-boot.patch
- mkinitrd-fix-shared-lib-library-path.patch
- mkinitrd-
- mkinitrd-fix-setquiet-for-non-verbose.patch
- add-option-to-forceload-multipath.patch
- Update kexec-kdump-howto.txt with Oracle references
- Add mkdumprd load firmware support [orabug 10432768]
- Updated makedumpfile to el6 version (Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 
- Merged UEK modification,Updated Source1 kdump.init
   Added --allow-missing for rebuilding kdump_initrd
- Updated kexec-kdump-howto.txt with Oracle references

- Add xfs support, resolve bug 668706.

- Avoid recursive directory deletion when unmount failed, from Cai Qian.
   Resolve bug 781907.

- Replace sed with awk in interface-mapping code,
   resolve bug 765702.

- Set pipefail to catch errors in a pipe, resolve bug 761336.

- Remove the restriction for Xen HVM guests, resolve bug 743217.

- Honor the resettable flag, resolve bug 761048.

- Revert the patch in -144, resolve bug 755781. From Cai Qian.

- Poll every ifcfg file to get bridge members, resolve bug 760844.

- Don't add default gateway when there is none. Resolve bug 759006.

- Bypass "blacklist" option for target checking. Resolve bug 690678.

- Change the default core_collector for raw dump to makedumpfile.
   Resolve bug 755781.

- Support static route. Resolve bug 715531.

- Fix some security flaws. Resolve bug 743163.

- Remove two unused patches.

- Fix link_delay regression since -135, resolve bug 753684.

- Improve debugfs mounting code, from Dave Young. Resolve bug 748749.

- Backport "blacklist" option. Resolve bug 690678.

- Fix link_delay handling code. Resolve bug 682359.

- Add /etc/fstab into initrd, resolve Bug 748319.

- Support dump over vlan tagged bond. Resolve bug 682359.

- Fix two trivial bugs, Bug 709622 and Bug 662530.

- Support software iscsi as dump target, from Vivek Goyal.
   Resolve bug 719384.

- Add the missing part of the previous patch. Resolve bug 696547.

- Get the backup memory region dynamically. Resolve bug 678308.

- Add ext4 module. Resolve bug 667791.

- Updating release to force brew rebuild

- Check fsck.ext4 binary before include it. Resolve bug 667791.

- Add ext4 support, from Dave Maley. Resolve bug 667791.

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