[El-errata] ELSA-2013-1436 Moderate: Oracle Linux 6 kernel security and bug fix update

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Wed Oct 16 17:22:16 PDT 2013

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2013-1436


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




The following packages were rebuilt to be in sync with the updated 
kernel version (no changes other than updating the version number):




Description of changes:

- [md] dm-snapshot: fix data corruption (Mikulas Patocka) [1004252 
1004233] {CVE-2013-4299}

- [md] raid1, raid10: use freeze_array in place of raise_barrier in 
various places (Jes Sorensen) [1003765 997845]
- [scsi] megaraid_sas: megaraid_sas driver init fails in kdump kernel 
(Nikola Pajkovsky) [1001963 833299]
- [char] ipmi: eliminate long delay in ipmi_si on SGI UV2 (Nikola 
Pajkovsky) [988228 876778]
- [net] bridge: Add multicast_querier toggle and disable queries by 
default (Nikola Pajkovsky) [995334 905561]
- [net] bridge: Fix fatal typo in setup of multicast_querier_expired 
(Nikola Pajkovsky) [995334 905561]
- [net] bridge: Restart queries when last querier expires (Nikola 
Pajkovsky) [995334 905561]
- [net] bridge: Add br_multicast_start_querier (Flavio Leitner) [995334 
- [kernel] Prevent RT process stall due to missing upstream scheduler 
bug fix (Larry Woodman) [1006932 1002765]
- [fs] nfs: Minor cleanups for nfs4_handle_exception and 
nfs4_async_handle_error (Dave Wysochanski) [1006956 998752]
- [firmware] efivars: Use correct efi_pstore_info struct when calling 
pstore_register (Lenny Szubowicz) [993547 867689]
- [net] bridge: do not call setup_timer() multiple times (Amerigo Wang) 
[997746 994430]
- [fs] lockd: protect nlm_blocked list (David Jeffery) [993544 967095]
- [net] ipv6: call udp_push_pending_frames when uncorking a socket with 
AF_INET pending data (Jiri Benc) [987649 987651] {CVE-2013-4162}
- [fs] fuse: readdirplus sanity checks (Niels de Vos) [988708 981741]
- [fs] fuse: readdirplus cleanup (Niels de Vos) [988708 981741]
- [fs] fuse: readdirplus change attributes once (Niels de Vos) [988708 
- [fs] fuse: readdirplus fix instantiate (Niels de Vos) [988708 981741]
- [fs] fuse: fix readdirplus dentry leak (Niels de Vos) [988708 981741]
- [fs] cifs: fix issue mounting of DFS ROOT when redirecting from one 
domain controller to the next (Sachin Prabhu) [994866 976535]
- [fs] nfs: Make nfs_readdir revalidate less often (Scott Mayhew) 
[994867 976879]
- [fs] nfs: Make nfs_attribute_cache_expired() non-static (Scott Mayhew) 
[994867 976879]
- [fs] nfs: set verifier on existing dentries in nfs_prime_dcache (Scott 
Mayhew) [994867 976879]
- [fs] nfs: Allow nfs_updatepage to extend a write under additional 
circumstances (Scott Mayhew) [987262 983288]
- [fs] nfs: fix a leak at nfs_lookup_revalidate() (Dave Wysochanski) 
[987261 975211]
- [acpi] efivars: If pstore_register fails, free unneeded pstore buffer 
(Lenny Szubowicz) [993547 867689]
- [acpi] Eliminate console msg if pstore.backend excludes ERST (Lenny 
Szubowicz) [993547 867689]
- [acpi] Return unique error if backend registration excluded by kernel 
param (Lenny Szubowicz) [993547 867689]
- [net] bridge: fix some kernel warning in multicast timer (Amerigo 
Wang) [997745 952012]
- [net] bridge: send query as soon as leave is received (Amerigo Wang) 
[997745 952012]
- [net] bridge: only expire the mdb entry when query is received 
(Amerigo Wang) [997745 952012]
- [net] bridge: Replace mp->mglist hlist with a bool (Amerigo Wang) 
[997745 952012]
- [mm] fadvise: drain all pagevecs if POSIX_FADV_DONTNEED fails to 
discard all pages (Larry Woodman) [994140 957821]
- [net] sunrpc: don't use a credential with extra groups (Mateusz Guzik) 
[1003931 955712]
- [virt] xen-netfront: reduce gso_max_size to account for max TCP header 
(Andrew Jones) [1004657 957231]
- [pps] Fix a use-after free bug when unregistering a source (Jiri Benc) 
[997916 920155]
- [scsi] fnic: Fix SGEs limit (Chris Leech) [991346 829506]

- [x86] Round the calculated scale factor in set_cyc2ns_scale() (Prarit 
Bhargava) [1001954 975507]
- [x86] sched: Fix overflow in cyc2ns_offset (Prarit Bhargava) [1001954 

- [fs] autofs: remove autofs dentry mount check (Ian Kent) [1000314 947275]
- [net] sctp: Fix list corruption resulting from freeing an association 
on a list (Jiri Pirko) [1002184 887868]

- [fs] nfs: Add functionality to allow waiting on all outstanding reads 
to complete (Dave Wysochanski) [996424 976915]
- [fs] nfs: Ensure that NFS file unlock waits for readahead to complete 
(Dave Wysochanski) [996424 976915]
- [fs] nfs: Convert nfs_get_lock_context to return an ERR_PTR on failure 
(Dave Wysochanski) [996424 976915]
- [x86] thermal: Disable power limit notification interrupt (Shyam Iyer) 
[999328 908990]
- [x86] thermal: Delete power-limit-notification console messages (Shyam 
Iyer) [999328 908990]

- [fs] gfs2: Reserve journal space for quota change in do_grow (Robert S 
Peterson) [988384 976823]
- [netdrv] bonding: properly unset current_arp_slave on slave link up 
(Veaceslav Falico) [995458 988460]
- [fs] nfs4: Fix infinite loop in nfs4_lookup_root (Scott Mayhew) 
[996014 987426]

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