[El-errata] ELSA-2015-1137 Important: Oracle Linux 7 kernel security and bug fix update

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Tue Jun 23 12:34:17 PDT 2015

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2015-1137


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)

- [fs] pipe: fix pipe corruption and iovec overrun on partial copy (Seth 
Jennings) [1202861 1198843] {CVE-2015-1805}

- [scsi] storvsc: get rid of overly verbose warning messages (Vitaly 
Kuznetsov) [1215770 1206437]
- [scsi] storvsc: force discovery of LUNs that may have been removed 
(Vitaly Kuznetsov) [1215770 1206437]
- [scsi] storvsc: in responce to a scan event, scan the host (Vitaly 
Kuznetsov) [1215770 1206437]
- [scsi] storvsc: NULL pointer dereference fix (Vitaly Kuznetsov) 
[1215770 1206437]
- [virtio] defer config changed notifications (David Gibson) [1220278 
- [virtio] unify config_changed handling (David Gibson) [1220278 1196009]
- [x86] kernel: Remove a bogus 'ret_from_fork' optimization (Mateusz 
Guzik) [1209234 1209235] {CVE-2015-2830}
- [kernel] futex: Mention key referencing differences between shared and 
private futexes (Larry Woodman) [1219169 1205862]
- [kernel] futex: Ensure get_futex_key_refs() always implies a barrier 
(Larry Woodman) [1219169 1205862]
- [scsi] megaraid_sas: revert: Add release date and update driver 
version (Tomas Henzl) [1216213 1207175]
- [kernel] module: set nx before marking module MODULE_STATE_COMING 
(Hendrik Brueckner) [1214788 1196977]
- [kernel] module: Clean up ro/nx after early module load failures 
(Pratyush Anand) [1214403 1202866]
- [drm] radeon: fix kernel segfault in hwmonitor (Jerome Glisse) 
[1213467 1187817]
- [fs] btrfs: make xattr replace operations atomic (Eric Sandeen) 
[1205086 1205873]
- [x86] mm: Linux stack ASLR implementation (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1195684 
1195685] {CVE-2015-1593}
- [net] netfilter: nf_tables: fix flush ruleset chain dependencies (Jiri 
Pirko) [1192880 1192881] {CVE-2015-1573}
- [fs] isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records (Mateusz Guzik) 
[1180482 1180483] {CVE-2014-9584}
- [security] keys: memory corruption or panic during key garbage 
collection (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1179851 1179852] {CVE-2014-9529}
- [fs] isofs: infinite loop in CE record entries (Jacob Tanenbaum) 
[1175246 1175248] {CVE-2014-9420}

- [net] tcp: abort orphan sockets stalling on zero window probes 
(Florian Westphal) [1215924 1151756]
- [x86] crypto: aesni - fix memory usage in GCM decryption (Kurt 
Stutsman) [1213331 1212178] {CVE-2015-3331}

- [powerpc] mm: thp: Add tracepoints to track hugepage invalidate 
(Gustavo Duarte) [1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: Use read barrier when creating real_pte (Gustavo Duarte) 
[1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Use ACCESS_ONCE when loading pmdp (Gustavo Duarte) 
[1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Invalidate with vpn in loop (Gustavo Duarte) 
[1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Handle combo pages in invalidate (Gustavo Duarte) 
[1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Invalidate old 64K based hash page mapping before 
insert of 4k pte (Gustavo Duarte) [1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Don't recompute vsid and ssize in loop on 
invalidate (Gustavo Duarte) [1212977 1199016]
- [powerpc] mm: thp: Add write barrier after updating the valid bit 
(Gustavo Duarte) [1212977 1199016]

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