[El-errata] ELSA-2015-0986 Moderate: Oracle Linux 7 kexec-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Tue May 12 12:23:40 PDT 2015

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2015-0986


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



Description of changes:

- kdumpctl: exclude default_hugepagesz setting from kdump kernel cmdline
  (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 19134999]
- kdumpctl: verify if kernel support securelevel interface
   (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 18905671]

- dracut-module-setup: Enhance kdump to support the bind mounted feature 
in Atomic
- Fix the warning if the target path is bind mount in Atomic
- Get the mount point correctly, if the device has several mount point
- kdump-lib: Add new function to judge the system is Atomic or not
- kdump-lib: Add the new function to enhance bind mounted judgement
- Remove duplicate slash in save path
- dracut-module-setup.sh: change the insecure use of /tmp/*$$* filenames

- sadump: Support more than 16TB physical memory space.

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