[El-errata] ELSA-2015-2401 Low: Oracle Linux 7 grub2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Mon Nov 23 19:06:08 PST 2015

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2015-2401


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



Description of changes:

- Fix comparison in patch for 18504756
- Remove symlink to grub environment file during uninstall on EFI platforms
   [bug 19231481]
- update Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko)
- Put "with" in menuentry instead of "using" [bug 18504756]
- Use different titles for UEK and RHCK kernels [bug 18504756]

- Fix DHCP6 timeouts due to failed network stack once more.
   Resolves: rhbz#1267139

- Once again, rebuild for the right build target.
   Resolves: CVE-2015-5281

- Remove multiboot and multiboot2 modules from the .efi builds; they
   should never have been there.
   Resolves: CVE-2015-5281

- Be more aggressive about trying to make sure we use the configured SNP
   device in UEFI.
   Resolves: rhbz#1257475

- Force file sync to disk on ppc64le machines.
   Resolves: rhbz#1212114

- Undo 0.23 and fix it a different way.
   Resolves: rhbz#1124074

- Reverse kernel sort order so they're displayed correctly.
   Resolves: rhbz#1124074

- Make upgrades work reasonably well with grub2-setpassword .
   Related: rhbz#985962

- Add a simpler grub2 password config tool
   Related: rhbz#985962
- Some more coverity nits.

- Deal with some coverity nits.
   Related: rhbz#1215839
   Related: rhbz#1124074

- Rebuild for Aarch64
- Deal with some coverity nits.
   Related: rhbz#1215839
   Related: rhbz#1124074

- Update for an rpmdiff problem with one of the man pages.
   Related: rhbz#1124074

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